This was the second attraction we visited in Roanoke on our Saturday outing. My husband remembered it as an exotic exciting place he visited as a child. We wandered in and the bottom level had some various tanks containing jelly fish, sea horses, exotic fishes, turtles and more. There was a very friendly staff member who instantly came up to us and gave us great information on the different options around us. I really like looking at the different displays. We decided to go to the science portion of the museum. It costs $5.50 (with the discount) per person.
The science museum was rather disappointing. If you had kids I could see where it might be more entertaining for them. There were a lot of flashy displays that seemed to offer lots but really left you with more questions than answers. Several of the displays were closed, missing or broken. I thought the parasite portion was just creepy. There were several neat displays but overall the price was a bit pricey for the limited display. I won't go again with just my husband...maybe if we had a kid. Maybe.
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