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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Thank erinangele
Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 5 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank irina g
Reviewed 6 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 339randallb
Reviewed 30 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jojoaz83
Reviewed 15 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marissa N
Reviewed 15 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CharleyandhisTravels
Reviewed 14 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Debbi H
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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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