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Roper Mountain Science Center

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Learning Made Fun!

My family and I love Roper Mountain Science Center (or as I call it Roper Mountain Space Station... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Mauldin, South Carolina
Excellent place to take adults or children!

So much to do here, and great parking, very informative and interactive learning place where the... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Byron, Georgia
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Butterfly Adventure - June 13-July 8,Mon-Sat 9am-2pm,last ticket sold at 1pm,(closed July 4 & Sun). Encounter hundreds of butterflies up close and personal as they surround you in our new living Butterfly Adventure habitat. Interact with over a...more
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402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville, SC 29615-4298
+1 864-355-8900
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

My family and I love Roper Mountain Science Center (or as I call it Roper Mountain Space Station!). So much to do, so little time. Plan to spend the day to maximize your adventure...olde timey farm area to outer space! There is something for science...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

So much to do here, and great parking, very informative and interactive learning place where the whole family can go!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 78rhondac
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was such an awesome experience!!! So much fun educational stuff to do!! There is a butterfly garden!! Classrooms to do arts and crafts and learn in a fun way!!! The living history center is my favorite as the kids get to see firsthand how...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ElizabethL1919
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We picked the Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon laser show and didn’t know what to expect. Friends tried to join us but they didn’t buy tickets on line, and it sold out early afternoon. Pink Floyd sells out early. The facility was great....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CindyRella_10
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Located at 1-85 and 385 on the Roper Mountain Exit is The Roper Mountain Science Center. They offer all types of Summer Camps and Telescope Shows at Night and various Science Centers. It is owned by the Greenville County School District. Check the Website to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DJSCarolina
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Went for a Science PLUS training for SC Scence teachers. The prrogramme was educational and funfilled. The authentic experiences provided brought science to life and offered refreshing perspectives and historical information. The Conservatory, Discovery room, and Ecology and Marine Labs are excellent for field trips....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nadineg250
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We went to the science center while on vacation in Greenville to watch this summer laser show in the planetarium. The kids really enjoyed the music as it was iPop-themed and really upbeat. The attendants were super friendly and the place was spotless. There was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ramona0101
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This is an annual event for our Grandchildren during the Christmas Season (cost of tour benefits a great cause). The excitement and joy this beautiful display brings to their faces are priceless and certainly worth the drive and cost for any grandparent and/or parent. You...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank LynnP1136
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Great place and underrated. Spend the time and go when they have the observatory open in the evening. Take a look at the stars and listen to the educated, plain talking docents

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank travelerLittleTownSc
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

There seemed to be many things to partake in here, but we just visited the Planetarium. We enjoyed the show a great deal.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Michael A
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Tommie R | Property representative |
Yes!! This planetarium just re-opened a couple of weeks ago after a complete renovation with a new dome and the latest Spitz 4K IQ Projection System - the first installation of this in the US. Two shows (7:00 and 8:30) each... More
January 2, 2015|
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Response from music_fanatic1 | Reviewed this property |
I would say the show is great for all ages. In your case, the deciding factor would be the general nature of your youngest. If the child is fascinated enough to sit though it, or more prone to wanting to run around the... More