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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 2 days ago
K G
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Thank K G
Bullhead City, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Marsha S
Decorah, Iowa
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Dennis9865
b,pa
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Zehndi
Prospect, Ky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank jlhr416
Campbellsville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank Rogers42718
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place. We ended up spending 4 hours here. My kids loved everything about it. The day we were there they had a live science program - exploding balloons. We've been to many science museums and this is one of the best.

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Thank TheJScotts
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81 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Our 11 year old likes science so we thought this was worth trying. We were spoiled by the fantastic science center in Baltimore so this center was a big disappointment. The place seemed very run down and many of the exhibits were broken or not working. The price for admission was pretty high for what you got. It seemed like... More 

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