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Arizona Science Center

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Got to see the mummies

Depending on your age, the day you choose to see the Science Center may make or break your visit... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KAHuff
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Phoenix, Arizona
Nice science center.

We went with the specific intent of seeing the Mummies of the world exhibit. I guess I expected it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jim C
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

Depending on your age, the day you choose to see the Science Center may make or break your visit. We are in our 70/80s so the lines and lack of seating at times was wearisome. Having said that, the displays were full of interesting facts...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KAHuff
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went with the specific intent of seeing the Mummies of the world exhibit. I guess I expected it to be a little larger than it was. Was able to see everything in under an hour, including reading most of the descriptions. Also took in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Jim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to the science center for 20 years now and I love it every time. The different exhibits and and experiences offered. The only thing I suggest so going from the first floor up to see everything and you will need to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank adaingerfield03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for my birthday to see the munmmes. The museum is mainly for kids. Not the mummy section though. I found it interesting. The rest is for kids. It is expensive.

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

The Arizona Science Center was absolutely fantastic. My wife and I went and saw the Mummy Exhibit and had a blast. The entire museum is kid friendly, but also has enough information and activities for adults to enjoy. Truly a gem in Phoenix.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Quest628764
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even tho Phoenix has a children's museum their science museum really is their second one. We arrived on a weekday hoping for a bit less of a chaotic environment only to be bowled over by busloads of screaming kids. The exhibits would be interesting if...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank znofyl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I loved this museum. It was very educational and also very hands on. I particularly enjoyed the human body exhibits. We had an opportunity to try brain surgery, learn about levers and even built a model house. The planetarium show was better...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Thehammer1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Too many kids. One rushing down the steps nearly knocked my companion down. No adult seemed to be around to control the children. Way too pricey. Not enough staff. Broken elevator with no sign. Toilet not flushing in ladies room unless you jiggle the handle....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tjf5561
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 6 February 2019

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
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133anitam
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.
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133anitam
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
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aprilneo
19 April 2018|
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Response from SixthSister | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Pompeii exhibit allowed photos!
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