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“Excellent activity - takes all day” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Discovery Place Science

Discovery Place Science
Ranked #4 of 174 things to do in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Step inside an amazing world of science and spend a day at Discovery Place Science, one of Charlotte's most popular attractions. Featuring hands-on fun for everyone, guests can walk the rainforest, enjoy jaw-dropping experiments or wonder at the underwater world in the aquarium. Become immersed in larger-than-life IMAX adventures or the eye-popping 3D Theatre where science and nature spring to life. Plus, experience daily programming that stimulates the senses and imagination. It's scientifically proven fun!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase
Loveland, Colorado
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent activity - takes all day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2011

Best for smaller children, though our 12 yo grandson still likes visiting the exhibits. The new Center in Huntersville is better for the under 8 crowd.

Visited December 2011
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Discovery Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2011

My husband and I went specificly for a school assignment but ended up having a wonderful time.

Visited March 2011
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Buffalo, NY
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Mummies for All”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2011

Interesting special exhibit on Mummies, coupled with an IMAX movie. Lunch in the cafeteria was good, too.

Visited November 2011
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Mummy exhibit was good but pricey.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2011

Daughters, 9 and 11, had a great day at discovery place. Paid extra for the traveling mummy exhibit. Exhibit was good but made for and expensive morning (spent about $150 for 4 tickets, IMAX and snacks. Saw the "born to be wild" IMAX movie and it was awesome. Favorite part of the visit!

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Midland, Michigan
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461 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Outstanding!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2011

This is right up there with the best childrens museums we have ever visited. There are lots of great hands on experimental stuff from wind turbines to beds of nails and tug of war etc. You really have to visit this, it is excellent. We caught the first day of the Mummy Exhibition which is very interesting.

Visited November 2011
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