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Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center - CLOSED

1435 Paramount Dr, Huntsville, AL 35806-2638
+1 256-837-0606
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My 8 year old loved it

My 8 year old loved this place... it was a struggle to get her to leave. She would have stayed all... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2015
brksmom06
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Heflin, Alabama
A Good Children's Museum

Me the the kids (6 and 11) spent most of the day here. At first it looks somewhat simplistic, but... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2015
bhodie
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Richmond, Kentucky
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Opening its doors to the public in May 1999, the Science Center inspires curiosity and connects science to everyday life through hands-on fun for all ages with a wide variety of hands-on exhibits and experiences. Whether you want to predict the local forecast on a real TV weather station and green screen or take a wild trip through the human body with Grossology, Sci-Quest has something for everyone!
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Feb 17, 2016
“President's Day (non) visit ”
Dec 6, 2015
“Eh. Not worth the money”
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1435 Paramount Dr, Huntsville, AL 35806-2638
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+1 256-837-0606
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

My 8 year old loved this place... it was a struggle to get her to leave. She would have stayed all day.

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Reviewed July 29, 2015

Me the the kids (6 and 11) spent most of the day here. At first it looks somewhat simplistic, but actually there are many stations and each station takes time to manipulate. More stations were functional than is often the case. In other words, the...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great one-story science museum for kids. We got in free with an ASTC membership to our home science museum, always a bonus. My kids are 4 and 7 and there was plenty for both of them, we stayed 2.5 hours and they easily could have...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2015

I was between very good and average on this place. Very good for the great variety, average for the small space and lack of defined space. Everything feels very crammed together. There is a merry go round type thing which ALL the kids love, but...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2015

Kids (4 and 8) had a good time, although probably geared more for 6-10 year-olds in terms of scientific info. But my four-year-iold still had fun. Of the 30 or so little exhibits, only one was not operational. Seems to be a fun place for...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2015

Live animals, dozens of science inspired games, all in air conditioned comfort. Most of the games were beyond the comprehension of my 7 and 4 year old but there was still a lot to do and they weren't bored. They really liked the live science...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Our discovery of this wonderful hands-on museum was a great afternoon visit. The grandparents had fun watching, helping and playing themselves. A creative museum that lets the child think, discover, create and participate. We will be back. All age appropriate.

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Reviewed June 3, 2015

We have been to several children's museums and this one was pretty good. It is smaller than some others we have been to, but they had a lot of very fun interactive stations. I would go again and most importantly, the kids had a blast....More

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Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2015

Thank you for the great review! I am glad to hear your entire family had a blast with our exhibits. The ASTC membership is a wonderful deal, especially for traveling visitors. Thanks again for stopping by!

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Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stopped here because it was free through our ASTC membership. To an adult, it seemed like the place where traveling exhibits retire . . . but the kids loved it. I thought we would spend an hour or so hear and we ended up...More

1  Thank Veronica D
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Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2015

Thank you for the review. I am so happy to hear your kids had a great time, especially with the Grossology exhibits. Those exhibits can definitely encourage children to ask some interesting biology questions. Thanks again for stopping by!

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Reviewed May 26, 2015

Took 2 10 year old boys, they really enjoyed it. Lots of things to learn and experience. A few items weren't working but not enough to make a negative impact. Spent about 2 hours and we did everything. It was a great morning spent learning.

1  Thank Debra H
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Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2015

Thank you so much for stopping by Sci-Quest! I am so happy to hear the children had a wonderful time and learned something new. I hope you stop by again when you’re in the area.

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