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Address: 21 Edwards Street, Springfield, MA 01103
Phone Number: 413-263-6800
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Description: Science complex features Dinosaur Hall with a life-size replica of...
Science complex features Dinosaur Hall with a life-size replica of Tyrannosaurus Rex plus a multi-level R.E. Phelon African Hall with mounted animals, an aquarium, a 100-seat planetarium and live animal center.
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Nice variety of exhibits

The Quadrangle has 4 nice museums and a sculpture garden, and this is one of the museums. It was a great 1-2 hour visit, seeing displays on dinosaurs, African chronological... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Quadrangle has 4 nice museums and a sculpture garden, and this is one of the museums. It was a great 1-2 hour visit, seeing displays on dinosaurs, African chronological science history, astronomy, geology, and an aquarium.

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Corning
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our family had a blast at the Science Museum. Lots of co exhibits to look at, tons of animals to admire, a small aquarium to explore--what's not to love? Our 11- and 8-year old daughters could have spent a few more hours just in this section of The Quadrangle.

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Its a great museum to visit if your looking for something to do during the day. Unfortunately once you've been here once its not worth a visit again since the exhibits don't get changed around much.

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Wilbraham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

If I were five then this museum might do the trick. I haven't been impressed. Actually, I've been kind of disappointed. But because the other museums are there and well worth going to, I stop by the Science Museum hoping something cool will show up.

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Conklin, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a smaller sized science museum. Our children liked that there were a few live animals and the huge dinosaur model.

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Dover, NH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We went this past weekend with our young children and really enjoyed the museum. The main reason we came is for the rainforest exhibit and we were quite disapointed with that. There is a $5 extra charge to see it and trust me it was not worth it. The rest of the museum was very well done though and the... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Today was my first time visiting the museum. I took both my children and their friends so 4 kids and 1 adult. Even with my discounted library pass, I paid $64. The Rain Forest Exhibit was an additional $5/person and though it was a nice exhibit, there was nothing extra to justify the additional cost. For the size of the... More 

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Western MA/Upstate NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Its a science museum. A little bit of everything in a small sized building. Its not NYC or Boston, but its fun nonetheless. Definitely worth a membership if you are a local resident

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We enjoyed all the Museums... Very educational and worth seeing... The kids enjoyed it and we had a wonderful time... We would recommend families to see and experience each one....

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texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Kind of small but done with a lot of attention to detail and a very large amount of effort. If you can't get to the Smithsonian, get to this one.

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Address: Address: 21 Edwards Street, Springfield, MA 01103
Phone Number: 413-263-6800
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield

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