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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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600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2303
+1 602-716-2000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank irina g
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is pretty cool. You will need some time in your day to visit this place. There are cool hands on activities for both kids and adults. Learned a lot while I was there. Easy to find in downtown Phoenix. Park in the parking...More

Thank Randall B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had not taken the kids to the Science Center in many years. They however had found memories of the place from when they were younger. Now 12 and 15 I was worried there wasn’t much to do there. I was partially right although it...More

Thank Jojoaz83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here when a HUGE rainstorm hit on one day during our vacation. Our son is 5 and this place was great for him. We spent about 2.5 hours here and with a little bit older kid, I think you could easily stay 3-4...More

Thank Marissa N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been to the AZ Science Center a number of times, and have always been amazed at how you “get into” some of their exhibits.

Thank CharleyandhisTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a family we go tip the science center about once a year. Located near Chase field where the diamondbacks play, in heritage square there are a cluster out things to do within walking distance. Be sure to park in the heritage square lot to...More

Thank jrbruchh
Reviewed 25 September 2018

My family and I came here while visiting in the in-laws to give the kids something fun to do inside and out of the heat, and possibly even learn a little something. While there was some very interesting exhibits on display, and most exhibits were...More

Thank svredhead2008
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum to see the Pompeii exhibit. The experience was amazing. It was well thought out and I learned a lot. There were many school children there for tours of the museum. I would definitely check with the museum to see what days...More

Thank Debbi H
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is a great location for families. They offer many hands on activities. As a solo traveler, I really enjoyed the planetarium. They have several shows daily which I recommend. It is located downtown near Chase Stadium

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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!