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“Nice display” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Discovery Center of Idaho

Discovery Center of Idaho
131 Myrtle St, Boise, ID 83702
208-343-9895
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Ranked #19 of 123 things to do in Boise
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Owner description: Hands-on math/science/technology exhibits for all ages.
Boise, Idaho
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79 reviews 79 reviews
41 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Nice display”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

The newest exhibit is the Bodies Exposed. Fascinating display! Apart from the usual scientific displays designed to educate the children, the Discovery Center goes above and beyond to educate the adults as well.

Visited September 2012
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Eagle, Idaho
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
“Bodies Revealed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

This is a first class operation. The staff is available to help and assist and this exhibit is truly one of a kind. It is like going to medical school and learning everything about our bodies. There are event demonstrations and hands on opportunities.

Visited November 2012
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Boise, Idaho, United States
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“Adult night!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

If you are in town with kids of any age, this is the place to stop and enjoy the educational exhibits. If you however are fortunate enough to be in town during one of the Center's adult nights- it's a must go. Local food and beer out back and all the exhibits are open for your playing pleasure without little ones hogging all the fun. No need to hold back, act like you are 11 but with a beer in your hand!

Visited October 2012
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Boise, Idaho
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Educational and fun.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We enjoyed the Bodies Revealed exhibit very much. A great learning experience. The science fair was lots of fun. We adults enjoyed it and the teenager with us spent a lot of time doing the experiments. Unfortunately, several of the experiments were not working.

Visited October 2012
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Meridian, Idaho, United States
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“like a huge kids science fair”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

It is like a huge kids science fair. huge bubble blower is the best part. needs to be revamped, they need to keep it cleaner and make sure everything is working. Lots of the experiments were run down or not working, or didn't have all of the parts. For as much as they charge, they should have people walking around showing people about all of the different science projects and telling you how and why they work and show you how to interact with them. There are some Sort of cool things to see and learn but, you will be bored after an hour. if you have been there once, you will not really want to go back.. It has all of the same stuff from 10 years ago when I went with my sons 4th grade class.

Visited April 2012
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