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Science Mill

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A large gem in a small town.

Arrived with reserved expectations (for no reason), but loved it! Our 7 and 9 year olds had a... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
BeakerTX
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San Antonio, Texas
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Annual grandkids exchange

Seems to be an annual affair, is a good place to deliver grandkids to parents after their stay with... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
dclaes46
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Marble Falls, Texas
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Discover the fun of science at the Science Mill in Johnson City! This family destination offers a fun, interactive learning environment for all ages. Through cutting-edge exhibits, games and programs, the non-profit science museum expands...more
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101 South Ladybird Lane, Johnson City, TX 78636
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Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Arrived with reserved expectations (for no reason), but loved it! Our 7 and 9 year olds had a great time. Nice new exhibits, that rival and exceed what we have experienced in big city science museums. Mostly indoors, but some outside exhibits too that are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BeakerTX
Anne H, Public Relations Manager at Science Mill, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

We're so glad you came to explore, and thanks for sharing your experience!

Reviewed August 1, 2018

Seems to be an annual affair, is a good place to deliver grandkids to parents after their stay with us. There were some different exhibits than last year, some the same all very well done and interesting to both teens and their grandparents, I had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dclaes46
Anne H, Public Relations Manager at Science Mill, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with us and others! We're so glad that the Science Mill is becoming a cherished part of your summer memories with your family.

Reviewed July 22, 2018

We took our 3 grandchildren ages 5, 8 & 9. There was something for everyone - age appropriate and attention getting. They have MANY hands-on exhibits that invite you to explore the world through science: circuits, motors, art, etc. etc. etc. Exhibits are both inside...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Anne H, Public Relations Manager at Science Mill, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

We're so glad you all enjoyed your visit, and we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with others!

Reviewed June 28, 2018

We had 5 grandkids in tow, and we were all eager to visit this science museum. The Science Mill has many interesting ideas for conveying science information, but it was way overcrowded with minimally-supervised kids from summer camps. Avatars linked to individual QR codes on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Anne H, Public Relations Manager at Science Mill, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We listen to all of our visitors’ remarks and suggestions to continually improve the Science Mill experience for everyone. We understand that the day you visited there were several summer groups visiting, which created a higher-than-average attendance. Please contact our...More

Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

We have visited many science museums and have gone to a number exhibits/festivals for children and this had some of the most outstanding experiences (many of which we had never seen before) that my daughter has experienced. But while my 9 year old daughter did...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dixiedm
Anne H, Public Relations Manager at Science Mill, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Science Mill. While the Science Mill is not a traditional children's museum, we do have exhibits, a toddler area and an outdoor Science and Art Park (including a Fossil Dig) that is great for younger audiences....More

Reviewed December 27, 2017

We happened upon this by chance while visiting Johnson City, Texas. It is an absolutely amazing place for such a small town. There is something for all ages to do and enter act with. All of the adults had fun as well. The gift shop...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Anne H, Public Relations Manager at Science Mill, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Kae, thank you for sharing your experience! We're so glad you all had a great time, and now that you know where we are, we hope you'll come back soon. Also watch for many special events we have throughout the year!

Reviewed November 25, 2017

The only reason we didn't rate this place Excellent is that it was just a bit advanced for the 4 and 6 year olds we took. Otherwise, it's amazing! Lots of meaningful hands-on chances to experiment, and most activities have real-life applications instead of gee-whiz...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Anne H, Public Relations Manager at Science Mill, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2017

Thanks for sharing your feedback, John, and we hope you'll continue to share the Science Mill experience with others.

Reviewed October 11, 2017

The Science Mill is super cool, the different exhibits appear to engage a wide variety of age ranges, including adults! We went through the first part of the museum fairly quickly, but that last part - we struck gold. My four year old had a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Anne H, Public Relations Manager at Science Mill, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

We're so glad you all had a great time, and you're right, there is something for all ages to enjoy! We'll pass along your kind words to the Lady Bird Lane Cafe, too. Come back soon!

Reviewed September 11, 2017

Man was this place great. So many cool rooms / activities for kids of all ages, big kids too, like me!! Huge tortoises outside, a cool dinosaur dig and very interesting chain reaction ball thingy among others. The old mill silos inside each have been...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Anne H, Public Relations Manager at Science Mill, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

We're so glad you found and enjoyed the Science Mill! You're right, kids of all ages (and kids at heart) will find something fun and engaging. Hope you'll come back soon, and thanks for helping us spread the word.

Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We took the grandkids, ages 7 & 10, for what we thought would be an hour or two. We were there for almost 5 hours, and they loved every minute. So many interesting hands-on activities covering a wide range of concepts - from DNA to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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D3522
July 13, 2016|
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Response from Anne H | Property representative |
The museum is designed to get middle school kids interested in science, but elementary school age kids will also enjoy it. There is plenty of hands-on activity for all ages, plus a toddler play area and "Young Explorer... More
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Brenda P
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Yes! There is plenty of hands-on activity for them to enjoy! We look forward to hearing your report.
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