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Kentucky Science Center

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Address: 727 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
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Explore 3 floors of exhibit experiences offering interactive science fun...

Explore 3 floors of exhibit experiences offering interactive science fun for the whole family! Plus, enjoy amazing movies in our NEW 4-story digital theater.

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So much fun that we bought a membership!

Great fun for exploring youth! My son goes to the same exhibits but plays and explores in different ways every time! Parents can have fun too, but it would be nice to have some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love to visit the Kentucky Science Center. It is always a fun place to play and learn. We have a membership so we can go back all year long. We just attended their Thunderblast Event. The best family friendly place to view Thunder. We greatly recommend it.

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Thank Bethany A
Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took a three-year-old who was fascinated by everything on the first floor--so fascinated, we didn't go elsewhere. Staff and volunteers were great about pointing out what to do, the hands-on experiences offered lots of variety and our little one could have played at the water feature all day, although she did run back to the bubble near the entrance... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in town for Thunder over Louisville. Our local friends said we should come to the science Center for their day of event. It was the best decision ever!! The science Center was filled with lots of fun activities for all ages! They have a subway attached for easy food! They also had lots of great activities specifically for... More 

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Thank Erika M
Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a smaller science center, its about what you'd expect in terms of exhibits. We happened to visit on 4/22 during the "Thunderbird" weekend in Louisville. The science center uses this opportunity to open their newest exhibit to teach kids about greed. This exhibit shows children and adults how to quickly double ticket prices, and offer a pittance of extras... More 

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Thank Daniel L
Hendersonville
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My children had so much fun. They had a variety of exhibits that entertained all my children despite their different ages. We even saw a liquid nitrogen show. We spent over an hour here and they still were not ready to leave. Well worth the money.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun for exploring youth! My son goes to the same exhibits but plays and explores in different ways every time! Parents can have fun too, but it would be nice to have some benches to sit while kids play.

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Thank pinkmoongirl
Decatur, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool museum with alot of interactive exhibits. There are alot of great picture opps nice little jew of the city.

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Thank livelife h
Hampton, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 rating because it seemed like at least half of the exhibits were closed for updating. Disappointing after paying full price. We had quick fun with the exhibits that were open.

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Fairborn
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Jack and Jill Region held its Children's Cluster at the Kentucky Science Center without a hitch:-) It was an amazingly coordinated event and the Kentucky Science Center took great care of us by providing private rooms for us to host the large group for lectures, meals, and mothers' only events. While this was taking place, the various age groups... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first floor was more geared to young children. The museum has a lot of interesting things to learn. One of the floors had human development, which was interesting but not for young people. One of the displays said for mature audiences only, but there was nothing to separate it. So anyone could read the material.

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