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Orlando Science Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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I was not a child anymore while I visited this museum. But it still interested me. I saw a lot of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Great time with my grandsons!

Even though we had all been there before, we had a good time. I was visiting from my home in NJ... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Carol E
Moorestown, New Jersey
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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
+1 407-514-2000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 8, 2003

We "squeezed" in the museum in the afternoon we had free after arriving at Orlando. What a great place! Many exhibits. Our 2 and 4 year old both loved it. Would be really great for the 6 to 10 crowd (I think). Easy access, parking....More

21  Thank TrailBlazer23208
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 3, 2014

I am a teacher here in Orlando and have taken my class and my son to the center many times. Although it may not be the most comprehensive science museum I have been to, my son enjoys the hands on exhibits and because he wants...More

7  Thank Kmom1
OrlandoScienceCenter, Public Relations Manager at Orlando Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2014

We appreciate and value the opinion of our guests and customers, and apologize if you had a negative experience. There appears to have been a miscommunication as we are very understanding of those who have allergies, and life-threatening ones at that. In fact, safety is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was not a child anymore while I visited this museum. But it still interested me. I saw a lot of kids enjoying their time in it.

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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Most of the staff is very nice, but I have run into a staff member by the kids climbing area that was beyond rude, yelling out that kids are not to run!!! Well, first of all, aside from being rude and bossy, it's a given...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Even though we had all been there before, we had a good time. I was visiting from my home in NJ. My two grandsons (ages 6 & 3) live just outside of Orlando, Because they are members, admission was free. We all had an awesome...More

Thank Carol E
Reviewed September 25, 2018

If have never been to a science museum I suppose it is ok (for young kids) however if you have been to many (Canberra -Aus, Taiwan, Amsterdam, Sydney-Aus Powerhouse science museum etc ) then a visit to this museum will be a great disappointment. The...More

2  Thank ricwolt
Jennine M, Public Relations Manager at Orlando Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hello Ricwolt, We're sorry your visit wasn't up to your expectations. During the week, we typically have less visitors and the museum is quite busy during holidays and on the weekends. Regarding the incorrect information on the website, can you please let us know what...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Our 6, 4 and 2 year olds love this place. There is always way more for them to do there than we have time for. An annual pass is excellent value for money and gains you access to other science centers across the country.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Not as big as some larger cities. But there is plenty to do for an afternoon and there is always a special exhibit that changes often.

Thank Nanette G
Reviewed September 4, 2018

My husband and I went with no kids and still spent 3 hours there. Ate lunch at Subway inside the Museum which was great. We did not view any of the shows or do the interactive activities provided but we had a blast just browsing....More

2  Thank Anita W
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Worth the 30 min drive from Disney area to visit. Kids are 12 and 10 and loved it here! Lots of great exhibits - especially loved the heroes section and the alligators.

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Reviewed August 29, 2018

The Science cent er is a great place to spend an afternoon learning about science with the kids. My daughter and I really enjoyed it.

Thank bturn1979
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful way to spend the day. From the brightly de orated walkway leading from the parking lot to the view of the Orlsnfo skyline through the telescopes atop the roof, your time there will delight the senses. Even the lunchroom is a pleasant surprise....More

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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.
Beth H
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.