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Adventure Science Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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great museum...exhibits change...planetarium is an upcharge...lots of hands on activities for the... read more

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Interesting but not unique

The Adventure Science Center was fun to wander around with friends. However, it is geared toward... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annie H
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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Explore 44,000 square feet of over 175 exciting hands-on science exhibits and activities revealing the wonders of biology, physics, chemistry, medicine, space, earth science, technology, and more. Experience a state-of-the-art planetarium offering...more
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800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4833
+1 615-862-5160
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We’ve visited many times with our 6 yo grandson over the years. While he still enjoys it, most of the exhibits and interactives haven’t changed much. Some things are in need of repair and refurbishment. There is usually one rotating exhibit. This time it was...More

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Reviewed yesterday

great museum...exhibits change...planetarium is an upcharge...lots of hands on activities for the big and little kids

Thank 2011-CO
Reviewed 4 days ago

As an adult who is very much a child, the museum caters to my inner geek. Most say outer geek but I know the truth. The museum hosts Adult events with opportunities to dress up as your favorite wizard etc. Along with the volunteers who...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Adventure Science Center was fun to wander around with friends. However, it is geared toward children, so much of the content is simplified or there is too little explanation. It was a quite fun, however, and the experience was worth the price.

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First if anyone wants to know, yes there is free parking. There is a lot right outside the museum and one across the street. Come early or you’ll have trouble finding a spot. We got there when they opened and had a coupon to have...More

Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for my sons 12th bday. We really don't throw bday parties anymore. We just do family trips instead. I was afraid this place would be a little to juvenile for him. But it was GREAT! For the whole family! 3 stories. SOOO...More

Thank LovelyRita67
Reviewed August 28, 2018

For children of all ages to learn about science. When you come plan on staying all day or two. The child will in joy all the fun things to do. Plus they add new things thru out the year.

1  Thank Ronald M
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Great place for hands on exhibits for all ages. You could spends hours here learning all about your body to space. A must visit!

Thank Crystal P
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

So disclaimer: I’m a member. I became one because I have two children under two. Most of the time, the visit is just the same, we play in the children’s private area for an hour and go home. Now my wife and I: we come...More

1  Thank Brad W
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

You can’t go wrong with this super cool adventure center. Lots of hands on exhibits and cool special events. Watch for night time activities for adults as well.

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andrea m
May 28, 2018|
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Response from adventuresci | Property representative |
On average, guests spend about 2 to 3 hours at the science center. Those who see a planetarium show generally stay closer to 3 hours.
March 3, 2018|
Response from Mickeyma-oy | Reviewed this property |
Yes. If only more people will support this place like sign up to be members or come more frequently I believe they will have more funding to be comparable to other science centers in the north.
Alisyn H
February 13, 2018|
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Response from 1TravelingTrio | Reviewed this property |
it depends on your idea of fun. do u like science experiments or anything grade school science related? my son had a blast and I think i would too, without him but it is mainly targeted towards kids. there are many many kids... More