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Arizona Science Center

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“human body”(43 reviews)
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Located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, Arizona Science Center has been a hub for science and discovery for the community and visitors. The Center features more than 300 hands-on exhibit, live demonstrations, a state-of the art Dorrance...more
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600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2303
+1 602-716-2000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I came here while visiting in the in-laws to give the kids something fun to do inside and out of the heat, and possibly even learn a little something. While there was some very interesting exhibits on display, and most exhibits were...More

Thank svredhead2008
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the museum to see the Pompeii exhibit. The experience was amazing. It was well thought out and I learned a lot. There were many school children there for tours of the museum. I would definitely check with the museum to see what days...More

Thank Debbi H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great location for families. They offer many hands on activities. As a solo traveler, I really enjoyed the planetarium. They have several shows daily which I recommend. It is located downtown near Chase Stadium

Thank Elsa R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 5 & 7 year old daughters to the museum. Luckily, we have a groupon membership because the cost to get in plus the mirror exhibit was expensive. It only kept my daughters attention for an hour and a half before they were...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great museum for kids. Although adults can learn a great deal, the museum is definitely geared towards children and there is even a section for toddlers to play.

Thank algsunshine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compared to similar kid-focused science museums, this one was probably just as good for the kids, but less interesting for adults. There were some notable exceptions such as the dancing iron filings. Unfortunately, the extra money for the mirror maze was not worth it because...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely look into the ASTC Travel Passport program if you're not already familiar. It's a great way to visit Science-related museums when traveling, as we have done in many different areas. Having been to a variety of other museums with the program throughout California before,...More

Thank DrHickenlocher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Military gets 5 free passes. Worth it to spend a couple of hours here. I’d say it’s better for kids who already have appreciation for science or a desire to read and learn. Adults won’t be bored at this center either. Good spot to get...More

Thank JoshM2940
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is good. We had 2 kids 7 and 8 year old and they had a lot of fun. Although I personally thought that there are many activities which are not included in the main price. Also, the parking tickets are not validated completely,...More

Thank Dems_Gupta
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The Arizona Science Center is a great place to go with the family! There are many many hands on exhibits, the planetarium, theater, helpful staff, and wonderful signage.

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Anita M
May 16, 2018|
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Response from X1160SHjamess | Reviewed this property |
Probably a bit too complicated for a child that age. Best for kids in grade school.
Anita M
May 16, 2018|
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Response from 4cents-worth | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. There are exhibits are for older children who can roam around from exhibit to exhibit. But if you have a lot of teacher in you and your 10 month old has inquisitive mind, go for it! You can do the explaining and... More
April 19, 2018|
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Response from SixthSister | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Pompeii exhibit allowed photos!