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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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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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Reviewed 6 days ago

We are 2 adults, no kids, and totally enjoyed the Science Center. We went for the Pompeii exhibit. Been to Pompeii and so we really appreciated it. Avoid any long lines by buying your time slot on-line. We did that the same morning. And we...More

Thank CyndeM
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed very much the Pompeii exhibition and also the rest of the museum, there are many things to see.

Thank pim228
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed seeing the artifacts from Pompeii especially knowing the background of who they belonged. The exhibit gives you a feeling of how well off and comfortable some of the citizens lived their lives. The only thing annoying was the loud laughter of the children...More

Thank 411margaretb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no time to visit the whole museum, we had already been to, but do not miss the very interesting exhibit on Pompei

Thank jimdesar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum needs a little work or maybe I am just spoiled after going to the Science Center in Boston. I decided not to do the special Pompeii exhibit (been to Pompeii so why waste the money) and any ways there was a line to...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by while in Phoenix for the first time and wanted to see Pompeii display. Only had a 2 hour window due to time allowed and parking meter. Had children from ages 1 to 20 with me while visiting. Younger children had a blast, especially...More

Thank travelrunner70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in wanting to see Pompeii, which is advertised at 11.95 per adult, however you end up paying for general admission as well so for 2 of us was nearly 60.00 The exhibit was good, very informative and interesting, but we found the general...More

1  Thank Bluebart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place! Ideal for small kids, littlest ones will love the simulated rain showers, the bugs and the large building blocks. Older ones will love looking at the exhibits and hands on displays. We have been to many of the special presentations at the...More

Thank AzUhl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were hoping to spend a morning here, but had to leave after a half hour. Bus loads of school children arrived and the place just turned into a zoo. This really isn't a place for small children. The exhibits all require reading and patience...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The children like it and adults enjoy explaning how things work over priced and all the same. "science center" is a huge stretch

Thank IMHUEY
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20 November 2016|
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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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