We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“The Davinci Exhibit was fantastic!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Arizona Science Center

Arizona Science Center
600 East Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
16027162000
Website
Improve this listing
Book In Advance
$238*
and up
Sunset and City Lights Aerial Tour of Phoenix
Ranked #16 of 217 things to do in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, Arizona Science Center has been a hub for science and discovery for the community and visitors. The Center features more than 300 hands-on exhibit, live demonstrations, a state-of the art Dorrance Planetarium, a five-story IMAX(R) theater, and newly opened, CREATE at Arizona Science Center - a place where science, design and engineering collide!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Stroller parking, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access
High Ridge, Missouri
Level Contributor
54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“The Davinci Exhibit was fantastic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

The Davinci Exhibit was VERY Good! lots of displays and Models of his work. What a genius for the 1400's! See the Grand Canyon Exhibit! I spent over a 1/2 hour on the maps and pictures!!

Visited March 2013
Helpful?
2 Thank bjmbjm1998
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

580 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    304
    175
    71
    13
    17
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Great Neck, New York
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Allow plenty of time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

There is a special DaVinci exhibit through June, but the permanent exhibits are very hands-on and the kids will enjoy them. It's in a nice part of Phoenix with other destinations within walking distance. Admission is pricey if you choose to do everything.

Visited March 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Robert A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Somers, NY
Level Contributor
62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Plenty Hands On”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

This is not billed as a kids museum, but it is great for young and old. The current daVinci exhibit is really fascinating. We spent about 3 hours there and there was plenty more to see. It is not cheap so check to see if you have reciprocity with any memberships you already have.

Visited March 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Michael_Groarke
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Tucson
Level Contributor
51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“We all learned a we played for hours.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

A little pricier than I expected, but well worth the investment! Three kids 5, 7, 9 all learned and played at their level for hours. More than enough to keep us going, interested and excited about science. The staff was friendly and helpful. My husband appreciated the historic Phoenix setting around the area.

Helpful?
1 Thank EIZABETHTucson
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
NJ
Level Contributor
257 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Hands-On for All Ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Great, hands-on science center. Easily can devote one full day. Also, great place to get out of the heat and challenge your mind. Wonderful, participatory exhibits. We visited during Da Vinci exhibition and really enjoyed working models of his concepts and the extensive Mona Lisa presentation. Fabulous and informative, particularly for a daughter who is college art major. Highly recommended.

Visited March 2013
Helpful?
2 Thank Jnjtiger
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Arizona Science Center also viewed

Phoenix, Central Arizona
 

Been to Arizona Science Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing