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Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science

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This place never gets old

This is another place that it never seems to be dull or boring when you go, even if you have been... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
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Evansville Day Trip

Found it very interesting! Had no clue Evansville played such a role during the war time of WW2... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
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Museum admission is $12 for Adults and $8 for Youth 4-17. Admission includes a ticket to the Koch Immersive Theater, our giant screen domed theater/planetarium. Admission for children 3 and under, our Museum Members and ASTC Travel Passport Members...more
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411 SE Riverside Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-1037
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Today I visited the museum and I left extremely disappointed. The museum has had the same content since I was a child (20+ years) and half the museum has been closed for parties/renovation the last couple times I have been there. Evansville already has a...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is another place that it never seems to be dull or boring when you go, even if you have been there a few times. Not everyone understands art when it is spoken of so if you can see an example of art, it helps...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Found it very interesting! Had no clue Evansville played such a role during the war time of WW2. Admission of $12 included the steam engine exhibition outside and a ticket to the Koch planetarium deal. We didn't attend that, but would have if we hadn't...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

Spent a rainy afternoon here while camping. Very nice museum with great historical exhibits. Kids liked the hands on portion.More

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Mitch L, Director of Science Experiences at Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Thank you for your visit and your much appreciated comment. Your review will help other travelers who might find themselves in need of something to do on a rainy day. Come back anytime. We have changing exhibitions in science, art and history over a dozen...More

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

We have 3 small children & a teenager & they all really enjoyed the Hands on items as you first enter. There is a good bit of local history which is very interesting... And nice artwork including some local artists. Yes, the price is a...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

... Happening at the Museum. So much to see and do for all ages. There’re the regular art offerings,from its permanent collection, as well as the constantly changing exhibits in the main gallery, old gallery, Begley gallery, and the alcove. It was with pride we...More

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Mitch L, Manager at Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. Your review will greatly aid other visitors and travelers.We're proud of what we do everyday and I'm glad you are too.

Reviewed April 6, 2018

I took my girls to the museum for the first time today, and we loved it. First Fridays are free so that's a definite bonus. You still have to pay for the Immersion Theater but it is so worth it, plus I didn't think the...More

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Mitch L, Manager at Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. You're review will help others I'm sure. Come back again soon!

Reviewed March 27, 2018

This museum used to be admission by donation. It's value is about $5/pp, at best. Now they are charging $12 per person?? You can completely visit almost everything in this museum in 1 hour and that it including stopping to view and discuss. Value is...More

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Mitch L, Manager at Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

We appreciate your recent review on Trip Advisor. The decision to charge $12 adult admission & $8 for youth was not an easy one. Admissions by our guests make up just 10 percent of our budget, but with that extra 10 percent we felt like...More

Reviewed March 2, 2018

We hadn't been here in years and decided to check it out after the renovations. It is nice and worth a visit once. But at $12/person it seemed a bit steep since we finished seeing the museum in an hour. The arts display is very...More

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Mitch L, Manager at Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate you taking the time let others know what you think. Other travelers (and locals) will benefit from your comments. Add extra value to your next visit by attending on one of our monthly Super...More

Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Went with preschooler geared our visit to him. Grandson liked looking at the rooms that showed the kind of toys children used to play with. His favorite area was of course the train. All of the staff were courteous and helpful.More

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Mitch L, Manager at Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. Reviewers like you have weighed in and as a result we have received their Certificate of Excellence for two years in a row. Other visitors with young children will benefit from your informative post. We invite...More

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Melissa B
November 18, 2017|
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Response from Mitch L | Property representative |
I work for the Museum. Sorry we did not see your question sooner. Our admission is $12 for Adults and $8 for children. Admission includes all of our permanent and temp galleries, our EMTRAC transportation center and a hourly... More
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dgp456
February 1, 2017|
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Response from Megstravels0522 | Reviewed this property |
They have different films all the time. You can check out their website for more information on them.
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Response from Mitch L | Property representative |
The Evansville Museum has a learning space, which we call The Koch Immersive Theater where we do planetarium shows. The show we do now that I would most recommend is called Skies Over Evansville. Right now we offer this live... More
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