WonderWorks
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
About
WonderWorks is an indoor amusement park combining education and entertainment in over 100 hands-on exhibits that will spark the imagination and challenge the mind. Interactive, educational and fun for all ages! Those visiting the attraction will enjoy a variety of experiences including being blown away by hurricane-force winds, maneuvering the controls of a NASA spacecraft to land the shuttle, lying on a bed of 3,500 nails, piloting a fighter jet, riding a 360 degree roller coaster, carrying out intense military missions in the Black Hawk Experience and competing in a game of Lazer tag.
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  • Tonya E
    Indianapolis, Indiana9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly recommended!
    Fun location to visit! Brought the family, kids, young adults, and mom and dad. Everybody had a blast. Interactive exhibits were fun, rides were a blast. We saw people sanitizing throughout the building multiple times. Highly recommended.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written November 20, 2023
  • Amy R
    13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Warrior Beach Retreat Nov ‘23
    Thank you so much for hosting Warrior Beach Retreat Nov ‘23. We had such a great time exploring the different activities and riding some unique rides. It was a wonderful time of fun and fellowship! Great staff with an amazing heart for veterans 🇺🇸 Highly recommend!!
    Amy, thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us! We hope to see you again soon here at the upside down house!
    Written December 25, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 25, 2023
  • Seaside471533
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun indoor activity for kids
    This was a really fun indoor activity to do with smaller kids. Our 5 and 7 year old sons had a great time, even with just the basic pass without the add ons. There are 4 stories of activities, so definitely something for everyone. Make sure to read your kids the story posted of how the Wonder Lab came to be. It's posted up front by the check in.
    Visited May 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written May 20, 2024
  • loree
    Destin, Florida38 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great rainy afternoon
    Lots of fun. Front desk quite helpful. Needs more sanitizer because quite a few were empty. And the eating area was a mess and desperately needed cleaning. Needs a little bit better AC for the amount of people., but great for a rainy afternoon.
    Visited June 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written June 30, 2024
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Ashley
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Family
Place was great for kids and adults can have a great time as well. However, just know that they begin to start shutting activities down an HOUR before they close. So if you got the VIP package which comes with popcorn, you won’t get it nor will you be able to do the obstacle rope course because those all shut down at that time. I wish that that information was advertised because me and my family would not have gone at 7:30pm and spent all the time doing activities and then at 9pm when we finally get to the top to find out that those activities were unavailable. Very disappointing to the kids who were looking forward to the rope climb and the business hours say 10pm. 9:30 would have been a more reasonable time.
Written June 24, 2021
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Nana B
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2020 • Family
I came down to visit with my grandchildren (7 yrs old and 8 yrs old) and we decided to go to WonderWorks. The kids had been but were excited to go show Nana all the cool stuff. After paying full price to enter ($145 for 3 adults, 2 children), we went in but disappointment set in as there were at least 1/4 of the attractions that were not in operation or they were experiencing technical difficulties. For paying full price and not being able to experience all that was offered was aggravating. We had a great time but it would have been even better to experience all that was available! Maybe they should offer discounted prices when so many of the stations were not operating.
Written September 20, 2020
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CQ L
Houston, TX23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
While visiting Panama City Beach for spring break, we heard about wonderworld and decided to go with my 75 year, old mother-in-law and two teenage daughters, ages, 14 and 16. We stayed for five hours and had a blast! One of my kids is interested in being an astronaut, so she spent a lot of time in the astronaut training area on the fourth floor and we paid for her to get the VIP tickets so she could try some of the astronaut simulation rides. We enjoyed almost all of the experiments that they had and feel that everything was very well thought out. We would highly recommend this for families!
Written March 15, 2023
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Michelle R
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Family
We enjoyed almost everything we paid for! When we arrived we were told that we were able to leave and come back and they close at 8. Our children had a blast with all the different attractions! We paid for the VIP passes that included the “laser bumper cars” while we all had fun spinning around and we weren’t given great instructions. The attendant didn’t seem to be interested in doing her job. She had headphones in and we were treated as an inconvenience. The ropes course was fun and the employee that was working this station was great! He helped my daughter through fears of falling and was extremely personable! We left the ropes course to go do the laser tag just to be told that she didn’t have time for us to go through cause she needed to clean(it was 7pm) kids were disappointed but we talked them into doing another VR rollercoaster ride to make up for it. I should mention that the attendant that is now working laser tag is the same one we inconvenienced earlier in the day by riding the VIP laser bumper cars. When we were leaving,7:40 we noticed that this same employee (who had to clean) was just standing around chatting with a coworker on the lobby. This $156 adventure would have been great if this employee would have done her job. Overall we had a good time and enjoyed the rides and bubble lab!
Written December 28, 2021
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disfam15
87 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Family
We definitely enjoyed this place. 3 floors of fun. About 3 exhibits not working so not too bad. I honestly expected more from the reviews. Me and the kids thoroughly enjoyed everything and had lots of fun. Definitely recommend. We were here late December so low crowd, which we were so glad about. I imagine in peak season, it would be crowded and long wait times for each family to experience each exhibit.
Written December 18, 2022
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We are glad that you enjoyed yourself. We hope to see you again sometime soon!
Written December 20, 2022
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StellaTheGreat
Urbana, OH7 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
The best part about this is the exterior. Extremely overpriced for what it is; a small, cramped not very well managed playground for kids under the age of 10. Everything was dirty. About 1/4 of the interctive exhibits did not work. Don't let the exterior fool you, there is no large areas here to enjoy any exhibits. It's all piled on top of the next with very little space in between. Do not recommend unless you have smaller children. Even then, save your money.
Written July 15, 2022
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Jeff W
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
This place wasn't worth my money. Had to sand in line in the rain. Once inside had to stand even longer because there was only one cashier. The place was way too crowded and may have exceeded legal capacity. The snack bar was out of practically everything and they got my order wrong. The eating area around the snack bar was FILTHY. Of course, we had to exit through the gift shop which was also dirty and unkempt. I am a local and I took two visitors with me. I will NEVER visit here again nor will I recommend a visit to anyone.
Written June 20, 2021
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SJBBeachme
Port Saint Joe, FL106 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 • Family
Their COVID protocol is to have one cashier to slow the line down to get in. They had sanitizing stations but did not clean attractions after each group. Very few patrons wore masks, but the staff had them on. As for the snack bar on the top level...totally dysfunctional. The staff made zero attempts to clean after people sat to eat....and the floor was covered with food and other trash. This place is also overpriced for what is offered.
Written March 19, 2021
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Tonya E
Indianapolis, IN9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Fun location to visit! Brought the family, kids, young adults, and mom and dad. Everybody had a blast. Interactive exhibits were fun, rides were a blast. We saw people sanitizing throughout the building multiple times. Highly recommended.
Written November 20, 2023
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txcook2
McKinney, Texas19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
We have previously been to the WonderWorks in Branson and since we had a few hours to kill before flying home, we stopped at the one in Panama City. This location is a little smaller but it did not disappoint. We enjoyed our visit with our 17 & soon to be 19 year old. Well worth visiting!
Written August 7, 2022
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