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Fun and learning never end at McWane Science Center, a nonprofit, hands-on museum and IMAX(R) Dome Theater. Four floors of interactive exhibits celebrate science and wonder - from an amazing collection of dinosaurs to innovative environmental...more
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Absolutely one of the best places to visit in Bham if you have kids. Only drawback is if there are several school groups on site, it can get a bit hectic. Food chojces are good, family membership is well worth the price. Super place!
It was a rainy day and we decided to take the 3 grandkids, all under 10, to the McWane Science Center. What a great experience. There were movies, exhibits and tons of hands on things to do. We all were delighted with the special model...More
Family trip to Birmingham with 8 year old. He had visited with his class but couldn't wait to return. Hands on exhibits kept us all entertained and informed of the science behind them. Live combustion session was informative but also fun. Will definitely return.
The activities for the kids are fun and all-inclusive! If you have an age gap between your kids don't worry, there's something for all of them. The dinosaur exhibit is always a lot of fun, they can look at life-size dinos and even dig for...More
We bought Imax no ie tickets. When we entered we could not find a place to sit. People were sitting on the wide steps on the left side of the isle in the floor. We saw a couple of chairs in the middle but could...More
After a 10 year break (children had grown and left home) we bought discounted Groupon IMAX and museum tickets and took a Sunday to go visit. When our now 30+ year old children were young we visited regularly and loved each visit. I was surprised...More
We have a membership to the McWane Science Center and have been there at least a dozen times, we love it! The first time we went I wasn't sure if it would be the right place for toddlers, but my son loves "Itty Bitty Magic...More
We visit Birmingham several times a year, and our son is hooked on this place. I would have saved if I had just bought a membership back when we first visited as it is requested to go every visit. When the weather is very frightful...More
We live in Birmingham & have been going to the McWane Center for years. My kids absolutely loved this place up until they were about 12. We were members & visited all the time. I loved this place when they were really little because there...More