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Address: 308 N. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX 75702
Phone Number: 19035338011
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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There is so much to see and experience at the Discovery Science Place. It's...

There is so much to see and experience at the Discovery Science Place. It's a good idea to prepare so that you don't miss any of the action. We have a variety of programs, exhibits, and events that are sure to entertain and educate the whole family. Because of the hands-on nature of the exhibits, the DSP is a wonderful place for visitors of all abilities and ages to experience and learn more about our world.

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This is unique and fun learning to place to take your children. The kids always seem to enjoy the place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
jarrodb341
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Tyler, Texas
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Tyler, Texas
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is unique and fun learning to place to take your children. The kids always seem to enjoy the place.

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Thank jarrodb341
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I'm glad your family enjoyed their visit, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Tyler, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice and fun great staff cheerful with a smile bring the child out in all of us u really learn a lot being there

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Thank LaNell H
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope to see your family again soon. More 

Tyler, Texas
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here once with my 10 year old son and he loved it. The place is clean and fun. I would recommend it for clean and fun time.

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Thank BKA1984
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm glad your son enjoyed his visit. We hope to see your family again soon. More 

Tyler, Texas
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Very nice museum, well maintained, exhibits are changed frequently. nice venue for the price. Children of all ages would enjoy this.

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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you and your family again soon. More 

Tyler, Texas
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

The Discovery Science place is one of a kind fun for families. Lots of things to explore, and many hands-on exhibits. There is a climbing wall, make your own news cast, a pretend "city", and a large pirate ship that has a floor section that imitates a hurricane.

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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed the activities and galleries. We hope to see your family again soon. More 

Burleson, TX
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34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

What a great "museum"!!Not exactly the right name but don't know how else to classify it. We took our 4 and 9 year old grandsons and it was all we could do to drag them out at closing time. There was so much for them to do and see that they would spend time in one section and then go... More 

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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm glad your grandchildren enjoyed their visit (and you as well). We hope to see your family again soon. More 

Lindale, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I booked a party here months in advance. Arrived for party and was told I needed to wait as they were cleaning the room. That would have been fine if the room was actually clean for my party which it was not. When I booked the party I told the staff which craft my child wanted, which is something you... More 

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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this review

Hi Keith S.- This Chris Rasure. I am the Executive Director of the DSP. If you would please contact me directly at crasure@uttyler.edu I'd like to discuss and resolve your complaint. Customer service is a high priority to me, so I hope you will provide me the opportunity to address your concerns. More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Couldn't pull the kids away! You could spend hours entertaining the kids here. Great concept, tons of unique opportunities for the kids.

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1 Thank Christi P
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! I'm glad your family enjoyed their visit, and we hope to have you again soon. More 

Tyler, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Is great to have a place where kids can enjoyed and participate and learn about different things of cience and learn about earth

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1 Thank Maria P
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! I'm glad your family enjoyed their visit, and we hope to have you again soon. More 

Flint, Texas
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52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Very disappointing and pricey --don't waste your time and money. We took our grandkids and it was so boring the exhibits were so primary , I could have come up with better hands on exhibits at home on my own and I'm not that talented.

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