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Address: 2660 Unaweep Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81503-1845
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+1 970-254-1626
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We create excitement for science, technology, engineering

and math for kids...

We create excitement for science, technology, engineering

and math for kids 3-93 by offering creative hands-on experiences. Exploring wonders- Expanding Minds!

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Learning is FUN

This is a place you have to drag kids away from and it's very easy on the budget! There are so many things to be enjoyed by the entire family, there are hands on exhibits and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Gj,Co
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a place you have to drag kids away from and it's very easy on the budget! There are so many things to be enjoyed by the entire family, there are hands on exhibits and displays. There are also plenty of volunteers to help and explain if you run into any questions or snags. Often times kids don't realize... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recently, my husband and I joined our 3 year old grandson for his class trip to the John McConnell Math and Science Center. We were so pleased with the huge variety of hands-on experiments and activities. Our grandson was immersed in all the inter-active experiments for the entire 21/2 hours we were there, and we learned new information, too.

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Eagle River, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Lots of hands on experiments for kids. WIll he especially nice when they move to bigger quarters. Lots of activities and the volunteers very informative and friendly. Great place for kids.

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1 Thank Nana5838
Grand Junction, Colorado
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We retired to Grand Junction in 1998. I was a mechanical engineer and taught apprentice precision machinists for 30 some years. We visited the Math and Science Center many times, but have only followed media reports lately, and they tell me that the center is alive and well. Visit Grand Junction. We have monuments, we have mesas, we have wine,... More 

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Thank Ronald B
Grand Junction, Colorado
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Hands-on experiments on popular topics and probably an issue or two you yourself have always wondered about. Experiments are well documented with instructions and explanation of the science behind them and all are in working order. Volunteers are helpful. Plan on about an hour, it is a good experience that is different.

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1 Thank roadcouple
Kaysville, Utah
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

My 6 yr old son and I went here to see what it's like. What a great place! Lots and lots of hands on experiments and activities. The volunteer explained everything to my son and was so patient with his questions. My son could've spent a lot longer here if we'd had the time.

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1 Thank zacbethprice
Grand Junction, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Seriously, kids, now and then, need something besides - go outside, read a book, watch a video... when that need arises, take them to the Math and Science Center. It's a hands on learning experience. The great thing is - the kids will have so much fun they won't realize it's a school in sheep's clothing.

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Thank Steve W
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed September 12, 2016

A great place to take children of all ages! Hands-on activities involving math and science. Fun for adults, also!

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Thank Trulie O
Springville, Utah
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed August 24, 2016

My kids had so much fun here. There are many hands on activities to do. It wasn't crowded when we went so my kids were able to take their time with all of the activities. The staff wast there to help, but you are free to explore at your own pace. Fun, educational activity

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Thank Heather M
Grand Junction, Colorado
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90 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016

The McConnell Center is always an educational experience for children and adults. Watch for special events at the Center. Grandparents - This is a very fun place to take your grandchildren :)

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