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Address: 601 1st St, Ithaca, NY
Phone Number: 16072720600
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive...
The Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate and empower. The hands-on museum offers visitors of all ages more than 250 exhibits, educational programs, a gift shop, an outdoor science park and a seasonal miniature golf course. Look, touch, listen & discover at the Sciencenter.
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Ithaca's Disneyland

You can't go wrong if you're looking for an entertaining place to take your children than Ithaca's Sciencenter. Children won't even realize they're learning because they're... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

You can't go wrong if you're looking for an entertaining place to take your children than Ithaca's Sciencenter. Children won't even realize they're learning because they're having so much fun. Being a member allowed us to make a visit to the Sciencenter a common source of entertainment whenever our daughter had a friend over.

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Groton, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I came here with my 11 year old niece last fall. I found it as interesting as she did! There is something for all ages there, and you will always learn something!!

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Mystic, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I was skeptical of going here after having been at Boston Science Center, Hartford Science Center. BUT..the kids loved it! Aged 11 and 7 1/2. Its all hands on, we spent 3 hours here. We did mini golf first which was an extra fee but fun. Inside had a lot of neat things, the kids were always busy doing something.... More 

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Vestal, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This place has it all as a fun, educational place to spend the day with your kids or grandkids!! From their saltwater tank to their toddler water tables to the musical stairs plus so much more!! Includes a great outdoor play/educational area as well.

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Syracuse, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The kids had fun and the adults had fun. This was on my list" for some time, and glad we went. Diverse and hands on exhibits-worth doing as a destination trip.

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Corning, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The kids had blast! This place is great for kids (and adults). Didn't get to go outside because it was raining. We will go back again.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We always enjoy our visit to the Science center. Plenty to keep kids and adults occupied for a few hours.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I was surprised what a nice science center this is. This is a perfect place to take the kids. They run some nice camps, too.

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Syracuse, NY
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My eight year olds had a blast at the Sciencenter. The hands on exhibits indoors were well maintained and of interest to them. The real fun was outside. The activities were so much fun they didnt' want to leave. The staff was helpful and engaged with the kids.

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lots to think about. Parking, lots of games for children and fun for adults as well. Lots of surprises. Gets crowded, but it's a real unusual treat for all. History of famous scientists also

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Additional Information about Sciencenter

Address: Address: 601 1st St, Ithaca, NY
Phone Number: 16072720600
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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