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Kentucky Science Center

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Address: 727 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2681
Phone Number: +1 800-591-2203
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Explore 3 floors of exhibit experiences offering interactive science fun...

Explore 3 floors of exhibit experiences offering interactive science fun for the whole family! Plus, enjoy amazing movies in our NEW 4-story digital theater.

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Fun for kids

We really enjoy going to the Science Center. I wish we could go more. The hands on exhibits are great for kids to learn from and get some energy out. They don't rotate exhibits... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2016
K G
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Louisville, Kentucky
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San Diego, California
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71 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Science places always is a great fascination. It is always worth a trip because it offers something unique. The experience is awesome. I love their tiled-round shaped mirror at the entrance. Have a photo taken and you'll giggle at what you will see.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here with our daughter and her family (kids ages 7, 5,and 2). We all loved this place. It has interesting hands on activities for kids and adults and many learning activities, as well. Quite fun! The kids absolutely loved it. It would be a great place to go on a rainy day when other activities would not work.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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56 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We really enjoy going to the Science Center. I wish we could go more. The hands on exhibits are great for kids to learn from and get some energy out. They don't rotate exhibits that much so we do space out our visits so my kids don't become bored too fast. We have only seen an Imax film once they... More 

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Bullhead City, Arizona
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

It is probably a great place to take your grandkids. But we just walked in off the street thinking it was for adults and it definately was not. I guess we should of asked more questions before we paid our $13.00 entrance fee.

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Decorah, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We were looking for something to do after 6 on a Friday night, when we found that the Kentucky Science Center not only was open, it also was only $5 admittance. We hurried downtown, cause with that kinda deal surely it would be a busy place. Guess we should have known something was wrong when there was no line, and... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

There was a lot to see. The 2, 3, and 9 year old grand kids loved it very, very, very much. They really loved the water area a lot. I would highly recommend this to anyone with children. There is so much to do. There was a subway sandwich shop in the building if you get hungry.

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b,pa
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

We all loved this place. Great hands on activities for kids and adults from making a giant bubble to a water station, building stations, and many more learning activities. We were here 5 hours and could have stayed all day. There is also an explosion of their day. Fun, fun fun!! Don't miss this place.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

My group was in town for a National Fine Arts Competition with about 20,000 others, so when the competition wasn't on, we needed something to do with our group of teenagers that was within our budget. If you have a large group, just ask to see if they can extend a group discount -- they did for us and it... More 

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Prospect, Ky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

The KY Science Center in Louisville, is a wonder place for fun and educational at the same time. You have several levels of experiences to see and participate. Great for a rainy day and the children will have a ball!

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Campbellsville, Kentucky
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Took my kids here last night. I have 4 boys ages 13, 12, 9, and 7. I'm sad to say my older kids have aged out of this place, even my 9 year old wasn't interested in almost of the exhibits. As you explore further, most of the exhibits didn't work right, we're slow or out dated, and the hands... More 

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