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Discovery Science Place

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Address: 308 N. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX 75702
Phone Number: (903) 533-8011
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Nice place to beat the hot Texas heat. My children enjoyed it. We spent about 2 hours which was about the right amount of time. The role play exhibits were not the best.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Hawkins
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

this is a great place for adults and kids who love science.. simple and sometimes hosts special events like night sky watching and special excursions.. in the downtown area..

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice place to beat the hot Texas heat. My children enjoyed it. We spent about 2 hours which was about the right amount of time. The role play exhibits were not the best.

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Marshall
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I don't even know where to begin with this one.. First of all as we were walking in, a small child ran out of the opened doors and into the highway as I chased after him and brought him back in the staff was just sitting on their butts staring into space acting as if nothing happened, there was no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We visited while on vacation. Not too large, not to small but just enough to spend half a day with small children. Will visit again next time we're in town.

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Waverly, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My 8 year old and 2 year old sons had a blast here. My 10 year old had fun too, but got bored a little bit easier. This is not a place for older children, probably children older than 10 would have little to do. But my husband and I had fun playing with some of the exhibits and watching... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been to some fantastic children's museums and from the outside, this one looked like it would be too. But for the price, we will go somewhere else next time. We went over Spring Break. It had been raining and we needed something to do. It was not overly crowded. There are two rooms and a theater. No theater... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I had fun, but my teens were bored. This is definitely geared more toward younger kids. I had lots of fun, tho, trying to get my kids to take pictures. There wasn't a lot of interactive exhibits, but the ones they had were fun. Not bad for the price, but a definite one time visit. No return trips planned.

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Brownsboro, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My daughter loves it! We had her 9 year birthday here and we bought annual passes. She loves all the interactive play. My only complaint is that they should get rid of the Egyptian mummy display. The kids are creeped out with it and their is no interaction. You just look at it. Boring!

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great interactive exhibits. Kids (and playful adults) can be pirates, can run a small town, can explore a cave--wonderful place to go.

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tyler texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It was fantastic and very exciting to a 60 year old even the channel 7 video area was so neat . the twins 10 had the most fun playing cameraman and Chloe did the cooking show. she was fantastic. the kids had a ball and carson their little brother was excellent on the ship. They played with the magnets and... More 

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Additional Information about Discovery Science Place

Address: 308 N. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX 75702
Phone Number: (903) 533-8011
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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