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OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology

11 W Federal St, Youngstown, OH 44503
(330) 744-5914 ‎
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Ranked #4 of 9 attractions in Youngstown
Type: Children's Museums
Traveler Description: Oh wow is a science and technology center for young children to learn about Science Technology and Mathematics concepts (STEM). They have interactive... more »
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Cleveland, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

While this place is small, it provides a great educational experience. I am eighteen and I love this place. The people there are so amazing and helpful. I do agree that it can get a bit boring, but watch the schedule for special programs, some of them can get kids attention for hours. If you plan to go several times,... More

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My nieces and nephew (ages 2, 3, & 4) love visiting OH WOW! Youngstown is a short drive from western PA and the Center is the perfect spot to spend a morning or afternoon! A must if you are looking for a fun and educational option for the kiddos .... adults will enjoy it too! Side note: Check out their... More

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Hubbard, OH
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is a nice place to visit with smaller children. Anyone in the over 10 yr crowd might be bored with it as it is geared towards 3-8 year olds. You will only need an hour or two for your visit as it is very small.

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

My 3 and 4 year old girls absolutely loved playing here! My first impression was that it was a little small, but after seeing everything there is to do here, it is plenty large enough. We were there for 3 hours and did not experience everything there was to offer. My girls were completely entertained every minute we spent there,... More

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Youngstown, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

My children loved 'Oh Wow' it is small enough for you to stand in the middle of the floor and observe all of your children playing at different locations. I wish it was a little cheaper but If you live in this area it is worth it because you don't have to drive a long distance for your children to... More

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Youngstown, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

My daughter 10 now love it, though the younger the better. They change things around every so often and it is amazing seeing them learn when they can walk around and do things there!

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Youngstown, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

OH Wow is the top family destination in Youngstown. Great fun for kids of all ages. Staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, always willing to show kids and their parents how best to interact with the activities. They are always expanding with new opportunities. If you can arrange to go when they have a hosted event, your learning experience will... More

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Youngstown, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My son and his wife and daughter were in town from Boston and we decided to take them there. We had heard much about it and it was a great visit. Their daughter is 3 1/2 and she had a blast. It's not real large inside, but there are many interesting stations which include music, weather, water, airplanes, video, architecture,... More

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Austintown
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Was looking for something for my daughter and I to do on a chilly and dreary day. We decided to go to Oh Wow because we had heard it was nice and we had never been there. We both had a great time!! Although it is not super huge inside we spent over 2 hours there!! After we had seen... More

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Gustavus, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

My boyfriend (24) and I (20) went earlier today. He is studying chemistry at the nearby university and as a member of the local ACS he had volunteered here before for their annual Silly Science Sunday event, and this piqued my interest in visiting it. I went to Inventure Place, now the National Inventor's Hall of Fame, in third grade... More

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