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Address: 3625 Highland Ave., Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Phone Number: 716 282 2975
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Description: Niagara Science Museum is located in the heart of, once vibrant, North end...
Niagara Science Museum is located in the heart of, once vibrant, North end industrial area of Niagara Fall.
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Geology at hand

Place to see the wonderful photos and the visual experience of the shows. place to see the science and geology beautifully explained

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Hyderabad, India
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Hyderabad, India
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Place to see the wonderful photos and the visual experience of the shows. place to see the science and geology beautifully explained

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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Take an hour out of your day and check out this museum. Although not a huge venue, the history is plentiful and you will respect what has occurred over the years and how the falls have evolved.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited in mid June and as we arrived caught Nick leaving the museum. He informed us sadly that the state has closed down the place. Not to disappoint the kids, he gave us a short tour anyway. It's very sad to the place go.

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Branson, Missouri
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Small but informative museum. Staff was friendly. We purchased the packet that had the museum included. I was nice.

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Whitehouse, Ohio
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After reading the other reviews on this place on here I decided to make this one of the stops of our vacation trip. Having a husband and 2 sons that are into this kind of stuff I thought it would be a perfect stop. I got the hours of operation off the website and we headed out. Unfortunately, it wasn't... More 

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Edmonton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

my wife and myself were recently in niagra on the canadian side as well as american one of the most memorable parts of the trip was not the casinos, the restaraunts, or gift shops and tours not even the waterfalls, but the amazing and unique niagra science museum a kind of museum of which ive never seen before a museum... More 

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Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

(Visited 21 Sept 2013) This science museum is probably unparalleled with any science museum in the world. The curator takes the time to spend with each visitor, understanding their interest in science and focusing in on it. He is very interactive. He has acquired devices such rarities as an transmission electron microscope and scanning electronic microscope. He can demonstrate Tesla's... More 

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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I'm a science major, and this museum was fascinating, there's so much history that you wouldn't think to put in a museum. This guy definitely knows what he's talking about too; I think he could talk about anything in that place for hours. It's also not a conventional, scripted museum experience where the guides just memorize facts, it's real.

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Nicholas111, Manager at Niagara Science Museum, responded to this review

I remember this visit well. That day, families came in one after another; always a kid or two. I was in the middle of a gout attack and hurting like hell. But as always happens to me when I have a receptive audience, I forgot about pain and start preaching science. I realized that the young lady is a scientist,... More 

Ballwin, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Nick gave my wife and I a very interesting and informative tour of the museum which has an eclectic mixture of exhibits. Most exhibits are of equipment that is preserved just as it was used in operation rather than buffed and polished so it seems closer to reality than a conventional museum. I'm a mechanical engineer so I'll admit that... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Admittedly, I'm a science geek but both my wife and me really enjoyed our visit, mostly because the museum's founder/director/guide, Nick, took lots of time and even met us outside official opening hours to show us the museum. It's not the sort of museum where you walk around and read lots of stuff (in fact, there's hardly any written information)... More 

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