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My daughter didn’t want to leave

Went here with my 11 year old daughter and she loved it. I didn’t give 5 stars because a few of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gonzales, Louisiana
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Science Fun!!

My family and I visited the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center on our trip to Mobile, AL. Make... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Southside, Alabama
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The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center is a not-for-profit, mission-based, science center that promotes science learning through a variety of inquiry-based educational and entertaining activities, including exhibits, IMAX films, demonstrations...more
65 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602-3107
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here with my 11 year old daughter and she loved it. I didn’t give 5 stars because a few of the exhibits didn’t work. Also their AC was out so as a result, the imax theater was down.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a disappointment! We've been to Science Museums in Boston, Minneapolis & Philadelphia, which had interesting displays for all ages. This would be more appropriately labeled "Children's Museum." It was full of "hands on" displays that required pushing buttons, but most were not functioning. Children...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Our group ranged in age from 7-75. The special exhibit was Animation Academy. It covered the early days to recent, contemporary works. A great wealth of knowledge and exposure awaits young and old minds alike. The health exhibit provides insight into medical procedures as well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DylanRoss
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I took my 5-year old grandson to the Lemur IMAX film Saturday. He enjoyed the 40-minute program, as he is a wildlife enthusiast. We didn’t have time to stay but I think it would be worth the extra few dollars to make it a day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a small child and they enjoyed it. While we enjoyed ourselves, there were several interactive exhibits out-of-order. Desk and gallery staff were helpful and friendly. Worth s visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We have a membership with a local museum back at home and with that we got free admission to this museum along with many others throughout the US. I’m so glad we checked it out. They have a large area where our 3 year old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

My family and I visited the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center on our trip to Mobile, AL. Make sure you check the website because they have different times for Summer and Spring/Fall. Admission for Adults($12), Kids13-18($10.50), Kids2-12($10). The museum is wheelchair accessible. We walked to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

We took our grandsons, ages 2 and 6, to visit. It was wonderful for each of them as well as for us. There were such fun hands on activities and so educational and interesting. It would be good for a short hour visit or plenty...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jsburce
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We spent an entire day at this science center & it was great! There are so many hands on activities for all ages, including adults. The staff was incredibly nice too. My daughter broke her flip flop while we were there and the maintenance guy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julie P
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

This is the perfect place to take your children on a hot summers day. We bought an annual family pass after our first visit and have been probably 10 times this year. Lots of activities for children (and adults).

Date of experience: June 2018
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Joyce S
June 15, 2016|
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Response from Exploreum | Property representative |
Hi! We apologize for the delayed response. Our account got hacked and we were locked out for a while. To answer your question, we have two wheelchair/stroller lifts at our front entrance. We do also a couple of basic... More
EddieandJennife... N
April 1, 2015|
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Response from Exploreum | Property representative |
Hi! Our apologies for the delayed response. Sometimes the TripAdvisor emails land in our Spam folder but it has been corrected now. The information listed is correct as far as current admission prices and we do have... More