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Mid-America Science Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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What a fun place !

My three small children under 10 years old all love this place. We stay a minimum of probably 3... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Joyce H
Great family fun!

My family and I love this place so much we keep a yearly membership! Tons of interesting things for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jessica D
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The mission of Mid-America Science Museum is to stimulate interest in science, to promote public understanding of the sciences, and to encourage life-long science education through interactive exhibits and programs. The Museum also serves as a...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
500 Mid America Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-8412
+1 501-767-3461
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Reviewed yesterday

My three small children under 10 years old all love this place. We stay a minimum of probably 3 hours every time we have ever been. My husband and I have always enjoyed it as well as it's something for all ages to do.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family and I love this place so much we keep a yearly membership! Tons of interesting things for parents and kids a like!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome indoor and outdoor experiences. Friendly, engaging, knowledgeable staff. No matter what your family enjoys, there is something for everyone. You can easily spend a full day here.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Visited here with my family and was super-impressed with the breadth and depth of the museum. The whole family loved the hands on aspect of it and how engaging it was. Having been to many museums in a number of cities (New York, LA, San...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Went with my wife on a rainy day. Enjoyed it & could see taking our grandkids there as they get older. Lots of hands-on learning & activities throughout.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rustyf2017
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Spent 2-3 hours here with our kids aged 10-15. Everyone was entertained and admission prices very reasonable. All 5 family members rated the experience well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joy G
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

I took the kids here on a rainy day during our winter vacation. I was pleasantly surprised about how innovative and engaging the museum was for everyone.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lisa L
Reviewed December 3, 2018

We took our two young sons (about to turn 2 & 4) here a few weeks ago, super cool place. There are lots of cool dinosaur statues walking in that made some pretty scary sound effects! My kids got a kick outta that and it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rollz247
Reviewed November 9, 2018

This is an awesome children's museum, but I think my husband and I had as much fun as our son. It has plenty of exhibits and they are well laid out. It was raining and cold so we could not explore the outdoor area, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sassytraveler234
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We have been to Hot Springs several times with the kids and we never knew about the museum till someone told us. Wow! It is the perfect place for kids and adults; with all the hands on activities us adults can’t help but get involved....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ashley T
March 13, 2019|
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Response from Jim M | Property representative |
$10 per adult, $8 per child ages 3-12. Seniors, active & inactive military and teachers w/ teacher identification also receive the $8 general admission discount.
December 2, 2018|
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Response from 596sherylp | Reviewed this property |
There is nothing wrong with couples going but I believe it is more geared to children And preteens.
Christina A
May 29, 2018|
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Response from Jim M | Property representative |
Hi Christina! Mid-America Science Museum is really geared toward all ages. Children and adults enjoy the more than 100 hands-on science exhibits, plus the all-new Oaklawn Foundation DinoTrek.