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Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305
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Ranked #4 of 11 attractions in Jersey City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Liberty Science Center is in the heart of Jersey City (aka not so nice of an area) the center is very large with 4 floors. I would say it is for the 7 and up crowd. My child 10 enjoyed it very much. It is crowded with lots of campers in the summer- however after 230 pm they all cleared... More

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Sea Girt, NJ
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Truly a disappointment. Not worth the approximate $100 cost of admission for a family of four. (Parking is an additional $7.) For starters, I couldn't help thinking how ironic it was that one of the exhibits features microbes b/c the exhibits and surfaces throughout the center are not at all clean. While young children (6 and under) might find the... More

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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127 reviews 127 reviews
44 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Bottom line: Fun for kids and the IMAX dome is great! Tip: Avoid visiting in the summer or call ahead and see what the camp situation is like for the day. Details: We arrived here around 10am on a Wednesday to a fairly empty parking lot. The museum is located seconds off of the turnpike so it was very easy... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I made a solo visit after getting a Groupon. It was a pleasant surprise to find that Groupon had a few other minor discounts in store for me. The kids that I saw were having a great time, but apart from the IMAX show, there was not much to impress me. If you don't have your own transport, consider approaching... More

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The exhibits are well maintained,colorful and engageing. older teens will be BORED. If you have older teens,besure to get an IMAX ticket, the dome theater is great. ehibits are very interactive, geared more towards tweens and below.The tamarans are a don't miss, and the gift shop prices were a pleasant surprise. high quality shirts, stuffed toys etc as well as... More

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I visted with my girlfriend and 4 year old stepdaughter. The grounds are nice, the facility is large with plenty to do, but a 4 year old gets bored rather quickly in the more scientific exhibits. But, for me, it was great. The animal exhibits are fascinating, and definitely spend the extra 5 or 6 bucks to see an imax... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The best and most cost effective way to visit is by purchasing a membership pass which is for a year. This is a great place for little kids and children who are able to focus on one activity for at least 5 mins other wise you be rooming the center bored.There are many displays and activity for the whole family,... More

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Springfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Plan on spending a day at this amazing facility! From live animal exhibits, including a working beehive, to special exhibits (currently on the history of Rubik's Cube), most of it hands-on, there is a lot to take in. The facility is clean, well-maintained, and when the exhibit had a functioning hands-on component, they always worked properly.

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112 reviews 112 reviews
32 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We really enjoyed the science center. However, we went with our 9 year old. The set up is no geared towards younger children: Slow elevators and exhibits that require more understanding thana 2-3 year old would have to interact. There is the Clifford the Big Red dog area....but for what you are paying there needs to be more for younger... More

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A must go if you are able to get your kids involved in interesting and fun science workshops plus presentations. A lot of different activities going on. Be patient and let your kids get involved. An entertainment learning experience.

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