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Arizona Science Center

600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2303
+1 602-716-2000
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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!
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“all ages” (89 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2303
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"human body"
in 41 reviews
"all ages"
in 89 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 40 reviews
"bed of nails"
in 18 reviews
"forces of nature"
in 15 reviews
"pompeii exhibit"
in 15 reviews
"shark exhibit"
in 11 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 34 reviews
"outdoor water"
in 10 reviews
"great for kids"
in 35 reviews
"great hands"
in 11 reviews
"four floors"
in 8 reviews
"da vinci"
in 12 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 15 reviews
"school groups"
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"great exhibits"
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"whole family"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friends and I wanted to see the Pompeii exhibit, which was absolutely wonderfully done. We also enjoyed wandering around the other areas of the science center and learned a ton of things...definitely can enjoy this with or without kids!

Thank Swelman
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum is just for kids. For adults it is very lame. The price is high and then you have to pay extra for the planetarium and/or any current exhibit I wish I could get my money back.

Thank David T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent over $150 for 2 adults and two pre-teenagers for day passes. Went to 2 shows and an exhibit, not including normal activities Too many items in the various children’s area were not working or closed, specially in the outdoor water area You need at...More

Thank michaelbkolsky
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really neat attraction. There are additional costs if you want to see the current exhibits or ride the bicycle. The Pompeii exhibit is what took us there, but we did not want to pay extra to see it, so that was a...More

Thank acemom98
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Science Center was really fun and interesting. It’s a science center - bring your interest in learning new things and you can enjoy for hours and hours. So much was hands-on. They did a great job of having activities for pre-school kids right next...More

Thank Laura193
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I give the Pompeii Exhibit 5 stars, excellent, not too big, not too crowded (we were there at 10:30 am). Beautiful. The lighting could have been better and the audio around the exhibit could have been better but, it was still amazing and well worth...More

Thank MargaretG1861
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to start by saving my friend and love history and science. So when we heard the Pompeli exhibit was coming to our city, we where excited to go see this make in history. The exhibit is well presented with lots of information on...More

1  Thank 622hollyl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last Friday we decided to go see the Pompeii Exhibit. We thought all the kids would be in school so opted to go on a Friday instead of Saturday. BIG MISTAKE! The Benjamin Franklin Charter school was there with 2 or 3 busloads of kids...More

1  Thank happy2bcamping
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

bring the family lots of things to do,see, and touch! yes the kids will love it. very entertaining and educational.. stimulate their minds.. the right way

Thank Charles W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent exhibit on the human body and how its components function. The descriptions were brief and held my attention span yet enlarged my understanding of how things work. It included some hands on that appeal to the young and old, and made...More

Thank 4cents-worth
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I am not sure about the food, but as no one looks into your bags I guess you can take a sandwich or so with you. There is spec ticket for the planetarium no need to by the general one Have fun!
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No free parking but there is a parking garage adjacent to museum. Bring in your ticket and they will redeem a portion of the cost. I think you only end up paying five dollars versus the hourly rate the garage charges. Hope... More
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