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OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology

11 W Federal St, Youngstown, OH 44503-1411
+1 330-744-5914
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One of the best Children's Museums

Every city we visit, we find a children's museum. We have a 5,3 and 1 year old. We have been to... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2017
keishay
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Ohio
fun again

I am doing a new review because some items have changed. the downstairs is more available. we used... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
bree s
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Girard, Ohio
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OH WOW!'s mission is to foster independent thinking and enrich the lives of all children by creating a welcoming environment where they can develop learning skills and knowledge through the exploration of HANDS-ON exhibits and educational programs which are rooted in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Opens in 30 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11 W Federal St, Youngstown, OH 44503-1411
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+1 330-744-5914
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Reviewed June 20, 2017

Every city we visit, we find a children's museum. We have a 5,3 and 1 year old. We have been to dozens of children's museums and this is in our top 3. There is something for everyone, even the adults had fun. We went with...More

1  Thank keishay
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

I am doing a new review because some items have changed. the downstairs is more available. we used to come and the Textile Room(art room) would be closed. They have a Solar System exhibit going on right now and their pipe system with the floating...More

Thank bree s
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

We went with our two year old and she absolutely loved it. Most of the activities were appropriate for her. She particularly loved the hurricane tunnel.

1  Thank AndreaSeesTheWorld
Reviewed February 17, 2017

OH WOW! is a great place to bring kids of all ages. Younger kids can still have just as much fun as older kids since the majority of exhibits can be used for both. Older kids might get the educational aspect more but they are...More

Thank Mackenzie L
Reviewed January 18, 2017

My children love going to Oh Wow, and I must say, I really enjoy it, too! It is a great place, really nice layout, and great staff.

Thank Kristina S
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Oh Wow is a blast for the kids (and adults)! It is a must see if you're in Downtown Youngstown. The staff is wonderful as well!

1  Thank Michelle P
Reviewed October 23, 2016

While visiting our grandchildren in Youngstown we needed some place inside for them to do because the weather was so bad outside. We took them to OH WOW and absolutely wore out our 3 year old grandson. There is so much for children to do...More

Thank Funtime916
Reviewed September 9, 2016

This little interactive museum just keeps growing and is so popular with the local families. Kids and adults both will love the displays and friendly staff.

Thank nanci03
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Why not look in Youngstown for an excellent place for hands on learning for all ages! You no longer have to travel to Pittsburg or Columbus for somewhere exciting for your family members to play and learn! OH WOW now!

1  Thank rocheckkubitza
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Great local place to kill a few hours of boredom on a weekend. It's very small and gets crowded quickly, but there's a lot crammed in to the space. Lots of stuff to keep the kids busy, fun for the parents to watch. Seemed really...More

Thank Barbara S
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rewilliams
June 23, 2016|
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Response from OHWOWkids | Property representative |
Yes, General Admission is $8 per person. Children UNDER the age of 2 are FREE. Adults that are either Seniors (65+), Military, or an educator receive $7 discounted admission. We also offer Memberships for $20 per person... More
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Pndawula
September 27, 2015|
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Response from OHWOWkids | Property representative |
You can always send a donation to us at OH WOW! 11 W federal Street Youngstown, OH 44503. If your are planning on making a donation of $100 or more, please consider donation through the Youngstown foundation. They will give... More
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Pndawula
September 27, 2015|
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Response from OHWOWkids | Property representative |
Roger & Gloria are doing well. They are located right up the street and were recently in as part of Roger's birthday celebration. It is always a great day when they are able to come down and explore the museum along with... More
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