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“Great Family Place!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of ScienceWorks Hands on Museum

ScienceWorks Hands on Museum
1500 E Main St, Ashland, OR 97520
541-482-6767
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Ranked #4 of 10 Attractions in Ashland
Type: Science Museums, Museums
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Owner description: ScienceWorks is a fun, engaging science center where kids and adults can rediscover wonder. The innovative museum features nearly 100 interactive exhibits, an outdoor garden, live science shows and dynamic programs year-round that encourage children and adults to learn about more about various scientific principles.ScienceWorks offers educational programs for students and teachers, as well as public programs including workshops, lectures, birthday parties, summer festivals and science camps.
Ashland, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great Family Place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

ScienceWorks is a wonderful place to spend a hot afternoon or a rainy day. Kids of all ages will find lots of fun things to do and the exhibits change frequently, so even if you've been before, there is likely something new next time you go.

Visited April 2013
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Ashland, Oregon
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152 reviews 152 reviews
24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Ok for other people”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

OK for other people, like children, but not me. You go on without me. There is a lawn & native trees outside, that's a nice touch. Good parking. I don't care for amusement parks either.

Visited September 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Love this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I have been here with my grand kids many times and enjoy it as much as they do. My kids have family passes and have their kids birthday parties here.

Visited May 2013
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Redding, California
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Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great Fun For Kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We loved it - my ten year old son and I. We were excited that we arrived on a special day for the museum - first Wednesday of the month is free. So it was a little crowded but we were able to experience every exhibit they had available. It was very warm that day, about 91 - and it was very nice and cool inside. The coolest thing for me was the room where you can freeze your shadow - kind of freaky. We both came out of there with smiles on our faces and glad we went - a friend who lives in Talent suggested that we go.

Visited July 2013
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Medford, Oregon
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“Interesting afternoon.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We went by bus on a tour to the museum. We were allowed to enter before it opened to the public and were treated to a short guided tour that explained what was there and the purpose of the museum. When the museum opened, it was soon filled with lots of excited children of all ages that scurried through the exhibits. There were many interesting things to see and do. The down side was that some of the exhibits were not working. A tour of the garden on the outside had a number of plants growing there, some of them in bloom. The disappointing thing was that it was still in its winter shape and a lot of plants did not have identifying labels.

Visited May 2013
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