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Arizona Science Center

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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...more
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As featured in 3 Days in Phoenix
600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2303
+1 602-716-2000
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Reviewed today via mobile

We spent three hours here toddler has short attention span but love the water play area. We had lots fun and also visit the mummy exhibit featuring mummies from world very cool. We could have probably spent a few more dollars for the theater experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank G3196BPmelissar
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to the Arizona Science Center during the week while visiting Scottsdale the beginning of February. It is part of the the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC). When you get a membership at a museum that is part of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gjmontigny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took our 4 year old daughter, she loved it and it was nice that they offer educators free membership. The exhibits were good but some were broken and didn't have enough detailed information. Some really need more visuals and explanation to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank erikajo303
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. Smart and fun exhibits. I'd say it's best to get in then buy the exhibits your kids might like. Some wont interest them and you could waste money. Overall it's great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The science center was great fun for me and my family. You could easily spend a few hours there. Some of the cool things to do are an additional cost such as the planetarium and the 3-D movie, so just be prepared to spend extra...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank erickaharris1222
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Our kiddo is 3 years old at the time of our visit - she was really too young to appreciate much of what was happening and what the lessons were here. But we are members of the ASTC (Association of Science & Technology Centers) and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank act2306
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

My 8 and 2 year olds had a great time. My 2 year old didn’t understand or participate in everything but she had a lot of fun following her brother around.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank castillomama81
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

I visited the Science Center with my 10 year old and my husband. We had a late flight out of Phoenix and decided to visit the center to pass the time. We were able to spend the day here without getting bored. There are lots...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank erinangele
Reviewed 12 November 2018

A variety of excellent hands-on exhibits and rides. There are also several very fine daily planetarium shows. All in all an excellent day for young people awaits them at the Arizona Science Center.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This giant center is located in the Heritage Square area (aka Heritage and Science Center) , downtown Phoenix. The idea to built a science center and keep it running so successfully for over thirty years by now is simply brilliant. Arizona Science Center offers hundreds...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank irina g
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16 May 2018|
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Response from X1160SHjamess | Reviewed this property |
Probably a bit too complicated for a child that age. Best for kids in grade school.
16 May 2018|
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Response from 4cents-worth | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. There are exhibits are for older children who can roam around from exhibit to exhibit. But if you have a lot of teacher in you and your 10 month old has inquisitive mind, go for it! You can do the explaining and... More
19 April 2018|
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Response from SixthSister | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Pompeii exhibit allowed photos!