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Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

65 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602-3107
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Not appropriate for seniors.

My 70-something-year-old wife and I entered this place thinking we were at a museum. They... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mike R
Clarksville, Tennessee
Surprise Sleeper Worth the Visit

Start on the bridge, where you can drive a boat or ship (what fun!) then work your way down all... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Janet G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 70-something-year-old wife and I entered this place thinking we were at a museum. They cheerfully took our money and even gave us the child rate when we commented that there wasn't a senior admittance fee listed. After seeing the first couple exhibits it became...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Start on the bridge, where you can drive a boat or ship (what fun!) then work your way down all five decks, fill with hands-on displays, little vignettes, films, nostalgic, educational interactives. Much more here than I expected and I wish I'd alotted it more...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We have been going to the Exploreum once a year for the past several years as we vacation on the Gulf Coast & we enjoy the IMAX & the different exhibits. This year we saw "Wild Africa" & "Dinosaur's Alive". Both were excellent & we...More

Thank June P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I spend more than two hours wit a three year old here. There is plenty of things to do. Some quite new, some in need of attention and updating. Is a good location, and you can park for free across the street towards the river.

Thank Alberto Z
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We spent about 3 hours and my kids (ages 12 and 10) really enjoyed it. The interactive exhibits were fun and interesting to them. The special exhibit about drugs and the effects on families was very interesting and eye-opening to my kids.

Thank ketah777
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Went here on 12/27/16 and thought it might be packed with kids due to the holiday vacations, but it was not. It is mainly for children, but we did like the photos by Janet Macoska of rock stars. Noticed that there are areas where they...More

Thank gulffloater
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit. Teen boys kind of resisted at first but ended up staying more than I hour. Walking distance to seasonal ice skating and historic downtown area

Thank Shauna S
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I went to see a exhibit on Guitars with a couple of young Guitar students and their parents. We spent over an hour in the Guitar exhibit and then went to the other exhibits that are there all the time. We spent over four hours...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We were actually coming into town to go to the USS Alabama when I caught a glimpse of the billboard for the Exploreum on I-10. Easy to get to, easy, free parking, friendly and helpful staff, clean, and fun. No complaints. We didn't see the...More

1  Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We spent an afternoon here with our kids. We all had a great time. There us something for everyone! Well worth it!

Thank Mike G
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Joyce S
Are u handicap accessible? Do u have wheelchairs available for use?
15 June 2016|
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Response from Exploreum | Property representative |
Hi! We apologize for the delayed response. Our account got hacked and we were locked out for a while. To answer your question, we have two wheelchair/stroller lifts at our front entrance. We do also a couple of basic... More
EddieandJennife... N
What is the cost per person? Are you stroller friendly?
1 April 2015|
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Response from Exploreum | Property representative |
Hi! Our apologies for the delayed response. Sometimes the TripAdvisor emails land in our Spam folder but it has been corrected now. The information listed is correct as far as current admission prices and we do have... More