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“Best place in town for kids to spend a few hours.”

Powerhouse Science Center
Ranked #24 of 71 things to do in Durango
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Vancouver WA
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best place in town for kids to spend a few hours.”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

This museum is in an old power plant. Much of the old equipment is still in place (on exhibit in original use location). Many marvelous exhibits for children - 4 to 12 especially. And outside is a tented cafe serving great lunches.

Visited September 2013
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Fayetteville
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Worth the money”
Reviewed August 8, 2013

Good way to kill a couple hours downtown. Had a 6 and 8 year old girl, were happy to spend 2+ hours there. Not much for adults to do but watch though.

Visited August 2013
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Michigan City, Indiana
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fun for famileswith kids of all ages”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Because my son helped build this museum, I have watched it go from what it was to what it is. Congratulations Durango another winner!

Visited June 2013
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good value!”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We brought our nearly two-year-old to pass some time on a warm morning. She was engaged and happy, and the day-long pass was great.

Visited July 2013
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Hayden, CO
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“be prepared to open the wallet!”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

pretty expensive for a family! Might have been entertaining for the 7 year old, but the adults got bored quickly!

Visited June 2013
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