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The Lancaster Science Factory

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Address: 454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone Number: 717-509-6363
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So much fun!

I went with my child's second grade class and had a great time! It's a wonderful place with lots to do. I was also excited that it was a great place for a wide variety of ages... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I went with my child's second grade class and had a great time! It's a wonderful place with lots to do. I was also excited that it was a great place for a wide variety of ages. From small children to adults...I learned some new things and had a blast.

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We had a blast at this hands-on science factory. We spent about three hours to get through all of the activities.

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New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We were camping nearby and looking for something to do. We had an eleven year old with us. It was a decent price for what it was, but we were generally "not impressed". It was an open type warehouse and small in size. I believe it is listed as closed on Mondays, but it was open. There were only a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

What a great time with two ten year olds and a thirteen yr old. They went crazy so much to do. My wife and I also got involved. We were there for about two and a half hours lots of fun time went by so fast. A must with the kids

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We went to the Lancaster Science Factory this past weekend with four kids - two 8 year-olds and two 15 year-olds. Everyone had a great time. It's like a giant science fair with something for all ages. The younger kids love the hands-on nature of all the experiments while the older ones like both the "doing" and the learning aspects... More 

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Wall, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We came out to Lancaster for a weekend getaway. The weather was super cold so we needed some indoor activities. The science factory is perfect whatever the weather! We spent about 3 hours there, and that was with an infant who could only watch us have all the fun. $17 for 2 adults, kids 2 and under free, don't miss... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I was surprised that it was all on one floor. the activities spurred kids minds to think and play. It was a good way to spend quality time with my kids.

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North East, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Both the kids and adults loved the visit here. Like others have said, you can only spend a couple of hours here. But it's still worth the visit. A lot of good, interactive exhibits with easy to understand explanations.

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Parlin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is an excellent place for Science Lovers, especially for kids of elementary & middle school grades

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lancaster, pa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We all had a blast fun watching the kids play and learn. Great place for kids under 12 Clean with friendly staff

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