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Discovery Center of Springfield

438 St. Louis, Springfield, MO 65806
+1 417-862-9910
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Maybe needs a little facelift?

Had been to the Discovery Center 8 years prior to this visit. A lot of the same exhibits are there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JenGunn
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Bentonville, Arkansas
Great place to take the kiddos

Lots of STEM experiences. Great learning tools and fun for kids of all ages. Both of my kids go... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
Michael F
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“all ages” (23 reviews)
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438 St. Louis, Springfield, MO 65806
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+1 417-862-9910
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"all ages"
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"high wire bike"
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"great place for kids"
in 10 reviews
"hands on activities"
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"magic house"
in 3 reviews
"hamster wheel"
in 3 reviews
"bed of nails"
in 3 reviews
"great science"
in 3 reviews
"hair stand on end"
in 2 reviews
"yearly passes"
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"several floors"
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"water table"
in 4 reviews
"educational fun"
in 3 reviews
"three stories"
in 2 reviews
"great hands"
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"dinosaur bones"
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"would recommend this place to anyone"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had been to the Discovery Center 8 years prior to this visit. A lot of the same exhibits are there and seem like they would be great there if updated with newer equipment. It's always a fun place to visit but seemed almost tired and...More

Thank JenGunn
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Lots of STEM experiences. Great learning tools and fun for kids of all ages. Both of my kids go here often.

Thank Michael F
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

They have so many great things to do here. Older kids I think would get bored with a membership after awhile as they don't change there experiments and stations up much, but when my kids were younger they could spend hours and hours here day...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

My grandchildren are 6 and 8 yrs old and we frequent the Discovery Center whenever we can't play outside. It never get old and is a great learning opportunity. PLUS you can buy great yearly passes! $75 a year for 2 grandparents and 2 grandchildren..excellent...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2017

I enjoyed my time here and there were many different things to learn. It is geared to children but at 67 I still had fun and learned. Unfortunately, several items were not working. Some said they were needing repair but others gave no explanation.

Thank Stephen K
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

A fun day out for the family. No reason to go back twice. Most of the hands on fun is worn and seems dirty.

Thank aaronsmith4
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome!! Tons of fun stuff to do and see!!!! My son loves it! Three stories and very educational!

Thank La2811
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

I took my grandson here, we enjoyed all of it, there are activities for all ages and the hands on activities allow everyone to move through the Center at your own pace. Great fun!

Thank richardvA9986AA
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

We enjoyed this place. It has a lot of educational exhibits and games that go along with the exhibits that the kids can enjoy as they stroll along. I recall it has a number of stories, and at the top, people have the opportunity to...More

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

It was 40$ for the 4 of us but it was worth it to come with the kids it gave them the ablility to run and play my husband love doing the experiments

Thank Shannon R
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HeatherCrosthwait
November 20, 2015|
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Response from mysugarpie | Reviewed this property |
Same answer as above.
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HeatherCrosthwait
November 20, 2015|
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Response from Scott H | Reviewed this property |
I actually don't know. Typically I get a year-long family membership so I can go whenever I or my daughter want to go. Their website says $8/child/ages 3-15 and adults $12
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Wendy E
April 12, 2015|
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Response from Randy M | Reviewed this property |
They do have a military discount for Active or Retirees.
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