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Science & Discovery Center of Northwest Florida

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For Kids, Exhibits Need Repairs, Educational Resources.

We took my nephew here while visiting Panama City. He really enjoyed it. We did notice that many... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2017
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Great for price

Used ASCT to get in for free! Lots of fun activities for kids, indoors and outdoors. Staff was... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2017
Menifee, California
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  • Average22%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible11%
Feb 11, 2019
“Great exploratory place for kids”
Jun 5, 2018
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308 Airport Rd, Panama City, FL 32405-4610
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Watch for their special exhibits and family fun times. The center also is home to a voluntary Pre-K that prepares students for school and helps them explore science!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank marathonmess
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

My wife said it best, sad and creepy. Outdated and inoperable exhibits, inaccurate displays, and in bad need of updating.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank medicbsn
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We took my nephew here while visiting Panama City. He really enjoyed it. We did notice that many of the exhibits did not appear to be working, or plugged in. There are several good educational resources here. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. It would...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank WebLori
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

VERY old & worn out. Sadly, half the exhibits were missing parts or broken. Not much to do, despite several "areas". Needs a complete overhaul to attract more families of different ages.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank P_April2002
Reviewed June 9, 2017

This "museum" is just dirty, outdated, and chincy. Many exhibits are old, broken and outdated. This place needs major updating, funding, and renovation and perhaps new administration/staff that are enthusiastic and willing to improve and take care of the place. Save your time and money...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank lululola2012
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Used ASCT to get in for free! Lots of fun activities for kids, indoors and outdoors. Staff was mostly friendly, and the restrooms clean. The nature walk was pretty neat, but there was lots of litter throughout. The snakes and lizards were cool. The buildings...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed November 19, 2016

My grandson celebrated his seventh birthday at the center. What fun! There is plenty of room for children to run around and explore the exhibits, much of which is hands on. The parents all remarked they had no idea this was in Panama City and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank BethieKW
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time here with a 6yo and 3yo -- we spent almost 3 hours at the museum during our visit to Panama City. Admission is reasonable, and the exhibits are diverse. If you can, come for the live reptile demo on Thursdays...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank DellVille
Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Took our 3 and 5 year old here because needed something to do and there was a groupon-4 ppl for 13 bucks. A lot of stuff was broken or missing you pieces. The nature walk had a part closed off too. A lot needs to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Mhowens
Reviewed January 15, 2016

We walked here from hotel, and it was cute. There was plenty for the kids to do, and the price was right.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank bigspender2016
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