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Liberty Science Center

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Worth a visit but it is expensive fun

Very nice facility, colorful with lots of space to run around, and very friendly staff. Large... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Rahway, New Jersey
via mobile
Something for EVERYONE

So much to see so get there as early as possible. Check out every nook and cranny. You can easily... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arlene L
MIDDLETOWN, United States
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222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305-4636
+1 201-200-1000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 19, 2003

This is a huge science museum that my kids love, esp. the IMAX theater which they say is the largest in the US. It's in Liberty State Park, and you can take the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island right from the...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2008

The Museum's website says: Looking for something that’s not here? That seems to be a very bad joke! “something that’s not there” ??? OH, YES! Politeness towards visitors! In our case: a group of Austrian students. The Museum's website also says: Try our helpful Guest...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see so get there as early as possible. Check out every nook and cranny. You can easily spend a day there and not see everything. Many theaters so choose carefully. Absolutely LOVED the exhibit where you sit around a glob-like white "ball"...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the family and they gave me and my wife free admission since we are Veterans! Had to pay for kids but they enjoyed themselves seeing the different animals and the science sections are very informative and my kids took a interest in that so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a weekend. Our last trip was more than five years ago, which we remembered fondly. That's not the case this time. Many of the exhibits and interactive games are broken (surgical exhibit, bacteria exhibit) and not many staff present to alert. In...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been coming here for 10 years since my children live in Hoboken it was the grandson’s 13th birthday and so we enjoyed a visit there and spent the day we had lots of fun

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Liberty Science Center was great for our four year old grandson. We went in October during the week and it wasn't crowded. He was able to take advantage of most things without a wait. The shows were extra but the ones we saw were...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I and grown son went here recently as we were visiting him. This is an interactive science museum that's the proverbial fun for kids of all ages. We went to the planetarium which is billed as the largest in North America and...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has so much to offer. Children of all ages. 2nd floor for younger tots. Watched the shows at the Planetarium. Impressive. The place is clean and even the food in the cafe on the 2nd floor is fresh and hot out of the...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Super fun for kids from about 3-10. Lots of hands-on exhibits and even a rock wall. Prior to about 3 & kids aren't going to "get" the exhibits & after about 10 they might be bored. Some of the smallest exhibits are just a series...More

Thank KarSen84
Reviewed October 5, 2018

I went to the Liberty Science Center for a business event and was amazed by the great experience that is offered there to be in touch with the science and technology. They offered your several amazing opportunities to interact with technology and touch and feel...More

Thank CAD61
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Very nice facility, colorful with lots of space to run around, and very friendly staff. Large museum shop and a good cafeteria with variety of food. Special features like Imax theatre and planetarium and motion simulators better suited to older kids. We had a 5...More

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August 24, 2018|
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Response from KathLor1927 | Reviewed this property |
My husband was able to eat.Forgot what. It's not a very big menu.
August 24, 2018|
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Response from hughb997 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is great. Cool restaurants at marina in the Park. The have adult food and kid stuff. Chicken tenders, fries. Great view of city skyline, yachts and plenty of space for kids to run !
January 23, 2018|
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Response from ShekharN897 | Reviewed this property |
You should park at the Centre. State Park is way out.