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Headwaters Science Center

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413 Beltrami Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3106
+1 218-444-4472
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Fun place for kids!

This was a small place packed with lots of fun hands on for the kids to do. We have four kids... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Crystal H
via mobile
Interactive Fun for the Family!

It's not an elaborate museum by any means, but this little gem in Downtown Bemidji will let the... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
Jennifer D
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Bemidji, United States
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Headwaters Science Center is a hands-on science center including over 40 science exhibits, a collection of live animals and a unique gift shop. We also offer science demonstrations, special programs, a facility for birthday parties and many other activities. Hours: 9:30-5:00 on Mon,Wed,Thurs,Friday and Saturday. Sunday 1:00-5:00. Closed on Tuesday.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“all ages” (7 reviews)
“live animals” (4 reviews)
“gift shop” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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413 Beltrami Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3106
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+1 218-444-4472
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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

This was a small place packed with lots of fun hands on for the kids to do. We have four kids ranging in age from 2 to 11 and they all had a good time. There were live animals also for the kids to touch...More

Thank Crystal H
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

It's not an elaborate museum by any means, but this little gem in Downtown Bemidji will let the kids burn off some energy while learning about well, Science with hands on experience, a variety of critters and a little gift shop. There is a nominal...More

Thank Jennifer D
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

6 of us (all over 70) went there and all thought it was great. Probably better for kids in the 6-12 range. Very hands on! We all liked the variety of animal exhibits and I thought the physical science exhibits were awesome. We spent an...More

Thank Dick137
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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

What a delight! We had a wonderful time at the Science center, learning about electricity, Gravity, playing the bubble tubes and having a blast in the shadow box. They have a variety of different reptiles and fish (BEAUTIFUL fish tank!) for learning purposes and the...More

Thank ArynColleen
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

Took my granddaughters, ages 5-9, and the all had a blast. They loved to see the birds, bunnies, snakes and tropical fish. They have lots of fun activities for for all ages and the staff very friendly. The kids are ready to go back again...More

Thank Tim L
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

There are always kids running around in here learning and engaging their curiosity and brains. There are different creatures to pick up and hold or just pet. Different activities to engage the public. Our 2 boys ages 9 and 10 love this place!

Thank Erin M
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

My family recently visited this center and my kids, ages 6 & 8, had a good time. The center has one main level and a smaller upstairs with a few more attractions. While it is called "Headwaters Science Center" it is not about the actual...More

Thank CBMinnesota
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

Spent a few hours here on a rainy day in Bemidji. Kids ages 8 to 12 loved it. Very inexpensive admission and lots of experiments and critters to check out.

Thank Christine W
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Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

What a super fun time! The interactive exhibits kept my grandkids, aged 6 and 9, totally entertained. To think that a town of a little more than 14,000 people can provide such an interactive array of interesting exhibits for children to explore is amazing. They...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2016

we went to the science center on a Saturday afternoon and had an excellent outing the kids had so much fun and the price was really cheap

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