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Owensboro Museum of Science and History

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122 E 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4108
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First time there, but not the last.

Small museum but very pleasant to go through. The displays should have something for everyone to... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
C583KJlindab
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Winona, Minnesota
Spring Break 2018

This museum has something for everyone! My teenagers were engaged in activities along the other... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
Wendy G
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“small museum” (4 reviews)
“cave exhibit” (2 reviews)
“coal mine” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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122 E 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4108
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Small museum but very pleasant to go through. The displays should have something for everyone to see, particularily liked the coal mine tour and the history

1  Thank C583KJlindab
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

This museum has something for everyone! My teenagers were engaged in activities along the other small children. Both floors had interesting exhibits.

Thank Wendy G
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Upstairs is a nice clean, safe spot for little ones to enjoy. Places to climb and slide. Even an outdoor tunnel. Two rooms full of fun. There is a museum downstairs and gift shop.

Thank AkashaJames
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Great place to take your little ones! There is so much to see, and lots to entertain them. A gift store is located in the front, lots of local craft pieces to take home also!

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

The museum has programs throughout the year that make it an excellent spot to visit with young children and teens.

Thank James W
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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

If you have young children... the indoor playground on the second floor is a good thing. The play area only has one exit that parents need to guard. The play area is dry and climate controlled. If the outdoor weather is not conducive for outdoor...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

We visited here with my granddaughter thinking this would be interesting. The old train that used to run was idle. The play area on the 2nd floor was dirty and smelled. Owensboro needs to take a look at Evansville's childrens museum for some ideas or...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

interesting place with cool history. i enjoyed my visit here. it is downtown and fun to walk around the area.

Thank Jake L
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

I am from Owensboro, but I've lived in Florida for over 10 years. I come back at least twice a year. We usually end up taking my kids to the museum for something to do. On this last trip, I was amazed at how much...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

The Good: The staff is friendly and helpful. The admission is fairly reasonable. The museum memberships are FANTASTIC rate wise (where you can buy a family membership for 40 bucks and visit over 300 museums worldwide for free or at a discount). Some of the...More

Thank Hannah R
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