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I very much enjoyed this little museum as well as the people inside it. Considering I was walking... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2013
Ammirato S
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Washingtonville, New York
Fun stuff for adults and kids BUT a smelly stuffy place

This underground museum was one of the stuffiest, smelliest places I could stand being in for more... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2012
Grietl
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Brussels, Belgium
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Jun 7, 2013
“Great little science museum that thrives despite no governmental help”
Mar 11, 2013
“Check it out!”
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SCIENTASTIC IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED. IT IS SCHEDULED TO OPEN AGAIN ON SEPTEMBER 1ST 2013An unforgettable experience. Using light, sound, smell and touch, come and discover 80 exciting and interactive hands-on experiments, based on the themes of...more
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

The proprietor has done a great job with minimal funding, proving that science centers don't need to spend thousands of $ or Euros to give a great science experience and be fun.

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Reviewed March 11, 2013

I very much enjoyed this little museum as well as the people inside it. Considering I was walking around for the majority of my stay in Brussels for 2 weeks, this was a delightful attraction for children as well as adults inside the metrostop itself.

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Reviewed September 6, 2012

high potentiality but is run down! it should be moved in a better place with sunlight and without this humid and mold atmosphereMore

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Baudouin H, Gérant at Scientastic, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2012

Hi your rating is very surprising as you write this article on the 6th of september when it was already closed. Indeed, on the WE of the 1st and 2nd september, the metro company whom we renting this place from, without warning, without any court...More

Reviewed June 4, 2012

This underground museum was one of the stuffiest, smelliest places I could stand being in for more than an hour. The mirror show was great fun. I recommend this museum to make your kids curious about science.More

1  Thank Grietl
Baudouin H, Gérant at Scientastic, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2012

Hi, thanks for your comment and your rating. I agree with you about the current smell. We will look into it and bring solutions to it for the museum itself. The Metro station however is not managed by us and its operating company, the STIB,does...More

Reviewed April 21, 2012

The museum is good for kids. A lot demonstrations thanks to the guides.

Thank Thao N
Reviewed March 17, 2012

Definately not high tech,not everything worked as it should and evidently run on a low budget but passed an hour or so on a chilly day and gave us a few laughs.

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Reviewed February 20, 2012

Scientastic is a great experience if you are city breaking in Brussels with children especially on a dull, rainy day. We spent about 2 hours in there and my 7 years old loved it. They provide an handbook in English that explains the experiments. Staff...More

Thank Seda B
Reviewed January 31, 2012

This is a great place to spend a few hours, especially in the cold and rainy days. There are not many indoor activities for children in this area, and Scientastic is a GREAT option. My four year old asked, "Can we go back to the...More

Thank Lissette P
Reviewed January 30, 2012

This was a terrific experience. We were a family party of 12 ranging from aged 5-70. Everyone was really engaged in the exhibits and found it fascinating. The staff were really helpful and gave some great explanations and demonstrations. It really captured the imagination of...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed January 12, 2012

I hate to say it because I love the concept and my family likes it anyway but seriously about 20% of the expositions are either not working or just broken and it is dusty, dirty and smelly. Again I support the idea and just hope...More

1  Thank Ermoalfa
Baudouin H, Gérant at Scientastic, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2012

We have read your comment very carefully and do listen to our visitors very attentively. Following your opinion, we have decided to double our cleaning budget which should take care of the the dust and cleanliness problem which is difficult to solve in a small...More

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