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Orlando Science Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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What to do in FL during a wet day? Orlando science center! So many levels each with fun interactive... read more

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Orlando, Florida
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I love this place because it's ice cold in the summer and it's priced fairly. There's so much to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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For more than 60 years, Orlando Science Center has been a place that inspires curiosity and exploration. Truly one of the great activities for Orlando families, the Science Center encourages learning in a fun way. There's no better place that...more
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777 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803-1291
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What to do in FL during a wet day? Orlando science center! So many levels each with fun interactive things for the whole family! Our youngest loves the dinosaurs. Our oldest loves the flight simulators. Great for young and old.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love this place because it's ice cold in the summer and it's priced fairly. There's so much to see and kids doing science is always good. I enjoy the planetarium. That thing is amazing and hypnotic. I never want to leave.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ericka C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For Science lovers like me, Orlando Science Center is an amazing place to enjoy a day in my city. Hands on exhibitions, educational displays, 3D and IMAX Movies, Observatory, etc You also can use its spectacular 4th floor for all your futuristic photo sessions.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank paolasanzg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are members of the Ontario Science Centre. Toronto is pretty good but more focussed to the mid to older kids (and older/older kids ie adults). For families with young kids or even pre-teens, Orlando Science Center has done a great job and is the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

General review since I live in the area. Always have excellent programs and displays. Gear almost programs towards children while making it interesting for adults. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank mfbivins52
Reviewed January 11, 2019

The adult admission fee of $21 is high for what you get. The interactive exhibits are mainly aimed at children and there's a lot of empty space in this place. They have a weather exhibit and the dinosaurs are interesting. There are a few nature/animal...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bob S
Jennine M, Public Relations Manager at Orlando Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Bob, We appreciate you taking the time to review Orlando Science Center. We're sorry to hear you did not enjoy yourself. In regards to the admission, we recommend purchasing a membership as it is the best way to save, and pays for itself in...More

Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Our family went here on a rainy weekday and were pleased with the place. Having been to a handful of children’s museums we found this one particularly nice since it was clean and was not cluttered. It kept us busy for approximately four hours and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeremy608306
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Educational fun away from the parks. Everyone should have this opportunity. Go and give your kids the chance to love science.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SheilaBord
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t know what to expect except dinosaurs with lights as it is that time of year...Lights. We found many activities for my Grandson. It’s truly a lot of interesting exhibits that the children can participate in. Very hands in. He is 8 and was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank bjk446
Jennine M, Public Relations Manager at Orlando Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2018

Hello, we're so glad you enjoyed your visit with your grandson and that it exceeded your expectations! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Dinosaurs, alligators, snakes oh my. You can spend days and there are amusing exhibits for everyone. And for the holidays they put Christmas lights on the dinosaurs with a special light show.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jen C
August 4, 2018|
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Response from dupuica | Reviewed this property |
Not in my mind. Plenty to see and do but would have to do the things with them. Obviously each person had different thoughts. My kids were to young To do certain things.
Keysha M
March 4, 2018|
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Response from Jennine M | Property representative |
In addition to Subway on the first floor, we are opening a coffee shop inside of the Science Center later this month. The coffee shop will serve drinks and healthy snacks.
December 28, 2017|
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Response from Jennine M | Property representative |
Hi Beth. Monday and Tuesday typically have the lowest field trip attendance. You can call us before your visit and we will provide an estimate of the attendance since most groups book far in advance.
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July 12, 2008|
Response fromtravelswithjojo|
We saw this on I drive and it was brilliant - it has since moved to the science centre so I cannot say how the set up is there - we did see it in the science centre in Paris and was very similar. Very interactive and informative - everyone knows the story and it is great to get a deeper insite into it and how truly cold it was (won't say anything else dont want to ruin it for you). It was nice to do something different from the usual Orlando attractions