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Museum Of Discovery

Open Now: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Great place for kids

Been coming here since I was a kid, now I bring my little cousins. They've got a lot of interactive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fenderbrender
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Austin, Texas
Tornado Exhibit a Must!

We visited over Thanksgiving weekend. 5 adults, three teenagers and three younger children... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
World_Traveler_Food
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been coming here since I was a kid, now I bring my little cousins. They've got a lot of interactive stuff for both kids and adults to have fun with. Adult nights once a month or so as well. Fun and affordable, great way to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited over Thanksgiving weekend. 5 adults, three teenagers and three younger children, including a 4-year old. We stayed about 2 hours and there was something for everyone. GREAT for introducing kids to STEM or nurturing the interest if it’s already there. FUN physical activities...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It will take you a while to go through. There is so much to do for kids and adults. We left before we could get to everything.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The musuem had a good bit of activities inside which took us over 2 hours to go through. Only problem was they all seemed to be geared more towards smaller kids than early teenagers. There was a few things that really caught their attention but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there with 3 kids. The price is $10/adult, $8/kids over 12 months. Just one area alone has at least 10 different experiments that you would have hard time explaining to your kids without. We spent 4 hours and didn’t have time left to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mazzter
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I had no idea that the museum was in Little Rock but we were NOT disappointed when we got there. It was such a fantastic investment of our time. Definitely plan to go for at least 2 hours and call ahead to find out if...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

A review said this is a kids museum? Please people say, it isn't so! Went there and had so much fun, but I haven't been a kid since back in the day... We had a group from seven years old to 82 years old, including...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dee G
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Went here with my ten year old and was pleasantly surprised that it was dollar Sunday. The first Sunday of the month, entry is $1 per person. And boy was it worth it. There are lots of fun interactive exhibits that are not only entertaining...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Took my niece and nephew here. We all had a great time! We are very lucky to have this children’s museum in our community

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank malloryt622
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Exploring the city, friends and I decided to visit. We only had 25 minutes to enjoy the entire place before closing, so we rushed through the exhibits, but we were more than surprised at the extent of interactive displays we would enjoy. A great many...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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mrsyeefoon
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Carly G | Reviewed this property |
It’s within a quick walking distance, I’d say it was about a five minute walk with a stroller.
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johnsonl5380
May 19, 2018|
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Response from LeeAnn M | Reviewed this property |
I think they would enjoy it.
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mollieb1011
March 11, 2017|
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Response from Museum o | Property representative |
Definitely! Couples especially love our adult night called Science After Dark. It's held the last Thursday of the month from 6-9 p.m.
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shamrockcb
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Looking for advice on iteniary, thanks! (18 Replies)
revising due to typo- itinerary ;) Hi all, my 3 1/2 year old son and I are tagging along on a business trip with my husband in July. While he will be working for 4 days out of our week, he will be joining us on the rest of the trip and we are turning it into a vacation. I will have a rental car, and am comfortable driving by myself with my son within a 30 minute radius of Lago Mar (where will be staying). Could someone please look at some of the ideas I've researched and comment if any are...More
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Sawgrass Mills is a mixed bag; some very tired retail (including a Rain Forest Cafe whose exterior didn't look terribly inviting) with upscale newer stuff around the edges. I've only wandered by Wannado, but it kinda looked like it was for older kids. I haven't made it to the Palm Beach zoo. It should be good. The South Florida Science Museum is adjacent. In Boca Raton, Red Reef Park and the adjacent Gumbo Limbo Nature Center are neat. The park is very well cared-for, with a...More
DaPotcake
Grand Bahama Island
Places to visit with a school class (3 Replies)
My sons 5th grade teacher is planning a trip to Fort Lauderdale for her class for a couple of days. Museum of Discovery was on the agenda, I told them about Gumbo Limbo and the Ann Kolb nature centre. Anything I am missing that would be interesting for them?
October 04, 2007|
Response fromDaPotcake|
I got the Buehler Planetarium on my list.
Cbusers
Columbus, Ohio
Recs on Local Attractions please (5 Replies)
Our brochure lists many attractions and our short list is below. Any recommendation on which to go to or avoid? We're (two adults only) staying in Pompano through Saturday and have a car. Thanks! Bonnet House Museum and Gardens Flamingo Gardens Fort Lauderdale History Center Museum of Discovery Seminole okalee Indian Village Stranahan House Museum
September 30, 2012|
Response fromsuewick|
I've only done 2 Bonnet House and Stranahan House, Stranahan House is the smaller of the two and IMO is the most interesting. If you like quirky art you may like Bonnet House, it is also interesting and has a story to tell. It is set on a large plot of land but you don't get to see much of the land. I think if you did the 2 in such a short space of time it would be old house overkill.