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Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Excellent museum

I highly recommend Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences. I have been going for most of my life... read more

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jane v
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Cute museum

Very polite staff. Not quite as big as what I was expecting but the exhibits are very beautiful... read more

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Bellevue, Michigan
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Museum admission is $12 for Adults and $8 for Youth 4-17. Admission includes a ticket to the Koch Immersive Theater, our giant screen domed theater/planetarium. Admission for children 3 and under, our Museum Members and ASTC Travel Passport Members...more
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411 SE Riverside Dr, Evansville, IN 47713-1037
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Reviewed today via mobile

I highly recommend Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences. I have been going for most of my life and have watched it grow and develop. It's a wonderful place to take your children or just a stroll through to see the current exhibitions. And I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jane v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very polite staff. Not quite as big as what I was expecting but the exhibits are very beautiful. The transportation museum is a cute addition.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 295nickis
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We watched the movie and they were really cool. The exhibits were really good and was very informative

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kathywagner22
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Loved the section on Old Evansville. Since I grew up there, some of the photos and some artifacts were quite familiar but others brand new to me. Had never seen the Vulcan Statue in its original location. I guess we never looked up nor was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We are so fortunate to be a community the size that we are and have our first class Evansville Museum of Arts and Science. The shows that they bring in to our area are a treat.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JaneV560
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Today I visited the museum and I left extremely disappointed. The museum has had the same content since I was a child (20+ years) and half the museum has been closed for parties/renovation the last couple times I have been there. Evansville already has a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank blkbltbaby
Mitch L, Manager at Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to visit and share your views with other travelers. I am sorry that you did not feel that your visit was worth our price of admission to our museum. We strive to provide the kind of experiences that we...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is another place that it never seems to be dull or boring when you go, even if you have been there a few times. Not everyone understands art when it is spoken of so if you can see an example of art, it helps...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank staycationer
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Found it very interesting! Had no clue Evansville played such a role during the war time of WW2. Admission of $12 included the steam engine exhibition outside and a ticket to the Koch planetarium deal. We didn't attend that, but would have if we hadn't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Julie H
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Spent a rainy afternoon here while camping. Very nice museum with great historical exhibits. Kids liked the hands on portion.More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DaveL62
Mitch L, Director of Science Experiences at Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your visit and your much appreciated comment. Your review will help other travelers who might find themselves in need of something to do on a rainy day. Come back anytime. We have changing exhibitions in science, art and history over a dozen...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We have 3 small children & a teenager & they all really enjoyed the Hands on items as you first enter. There is a good bit of local history which is very interesting... And nice artwork including some local artists. Yes, the price is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Melissa B
18 November 2017|
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Response from Mitch L | Property representative |
I work for the Museum. Sorry we did not see your question sooner. Our admission is $12 for Adults and $8 for children. Admission includes all of our permanent and temp galleries, our EMTRAC transportation center and a hourly... More
1 February 2017|
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Response from Megstravels0522 | Reviewed this property |
They have different films all the time. You can check out their website for more information on them.
1 February 2017|
Response from Mitch L | Property representative |
The Evansville Museum has a learning space, which we call The Koch Immersive Theater where we do planetarium shows. The show we do now that I would most recommend is called Skies Over Evansville. Right now we offer this live... More