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Address: Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
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Old school type of discovery center

Old school and boring. Lots of stuff to read but not very engaging - this place would not appeal to today's student population. It didn't appeal to me.

2 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Cumberland, Maryland
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Cumberland, Maryland
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118 reviews 118 reviews
45 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Old school and boring. Lots of stuff to read but not very engaging - this place would not appeal to today's student population. It didn't appeal to me.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It's not a place you will spend a lot of time in. It came included with the discovery pass. Caught the movie. Looked around briefly. If you are heading this way take the trolley.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The movie of Niagara mythology and the power of the gigantic falls with scientific facts is wonderful! I loved it thoroughly.. Also the discovery center has a museum which describes the facts regarding Niagara Falls, the soil depletion and the possible drying of the falls in the coming time, or centuries, may be.

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Houston, Texas
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42 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The best part of this attraction is the free parking and the walk around the grounds. Unless you have the Discovery Pass and time to kill, you can skip this. The bridge to the Aquarium is also at this location.

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Manville, RI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place should just be shut down. This is OLD and is just totally not worth anyone's time. the elevator simulator was just terrible because the tvs were all FUZZY bottom line never PAY to enter this place.... Its NOT what you think!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Small informative on geology and earth history. Movie ok, not worth spending money for kids. We went alone but my kids would have been very boted. No touch or kid friendly

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United States
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178 reviews 178 reviews
53 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We got to go in for free because it was slow season, actually I didn't realize there was normally a charge for this. It had a few interesting facts but nothing in here I would pay to see or read. Most of if not all of the information is posted throughout the different parks on both sides, U.S. and Canada,... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

went to it as it was included as part of Discovery Pass. ug...like walking in the past. very boring.a few hands on stuff. very outdated in its presentations.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We should have listened to those on Trip Advisor who rated it low. Not worth the trip. Displays are old and some push button videos don't work. The movie doesn't tell you any interesting facts. People were walking out before it was over. Bummer

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We took our 7 year old to Niagara Falls for the day. We bought the Discovery Pass and were able to save 35% by getting all FIVE attractions instead of paying as we walked through the state park. You get: Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds, Niagara: Legends of Adventure Theatre, Aquarium of Niagara and the Niagara Gorge... More 

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Address: Address: Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Niagara Falls

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