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SEE Science Center

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Address: 200 Bedford St, Manchester, NH 03101-1132
Phone Number: 603-669-0400
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Got a free pass from our local library. Kids ranged from age 4 to 14, had fun. Very crowded and busy. Wouldn't have paid full price, but it was a good way to spend a winter... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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new hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a 5 and 7 year old here and they loved it! During our 2 hours there the staff did 2 interactive presentations that the kids learned from and enjoyed. The LEGO city was a hit~ the kids went back to view it and see different parts a few times. The staff was friendly and the parking was both... More 

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NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

SEE is a great stop for kids of all ages and at heart! They offer many hands-on experiments and exhibits that show you how science works in our daily life. They have a enormous Lego model of Manchester, NH as it was in the heart of the industrial boom~showing life when the mill buildings were churning out wares and Manchester... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got a free pass from our local library. Kids ranged from age 4 to 14, had fun. Very crowded and busy. Wouldn't have paid full price, but it was a good way to spend a winter day. Parking is convenient.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went with an 8 year old and 2 teens great for little kids not so great for the teens there was not enough stuff to do for the price

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kids running the camp program were on their phones constantly. The center itself was quite interesting but i as a business owner would overhaul the staff.

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Loveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Loved our time at this museum as a good break for our children ages 9 and 12 while traveling through New England. Many hands on activities! Demonstrations were going on all the time with the staff. A small museum with two floors but kids were not bored. Parents can even get a keurig cup of coffee for 1.25! Thumbs up!

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Thank kskarda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

It's a small museum, but it's cheap to get in and there is some really fun stuff for little ones! Bubbles and trains and all sorts.

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Thank Ian D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

The place is fun and informative and a great place to take kids. Not much more than an hour entertainment but there is a second museum in the same location which can be visited too. Beware, it's not very well signposted.

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Laconia, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We visited here during school vacation week. I had been here before when my grandson was 3 but now that he is 5-1/2, he enjoyed it even more. There are so many different hands-on attractions. He particularly liked working with the gears, pulling himself up on the pulley and trying to arrange a pathway for tennis balls using pieces of... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit and the kids really like this place. One the first floor there is a huge Lego replica of the entire mill district of Manchester with such incredible detail. There are old photos along the way of the mills and the Lego buildings are exact replicas right down to the looms inside. I found this Lego... More 

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