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Saint Louis Science Center

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Fun day!!

We had a rainy day and decided to spend it at the Science Center. Admission is free which is very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michelle F
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Great for kids and 34 year old physicists

My husband and I had an unplanned day in Saint Louis so decided to see if there were any museums we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“omnimax theater”(46 reviews)
“discovery room”(39 reviews)
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With the mission "to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning", the Saint Louis Science Center is one of the top five science centers in the United States, and has been named one of the Top 10 Science Centers for Families by...more
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5050 Oakland Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-1460
+1 314-289-4400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a rainy day and decided to spend it at the Science Center. Admission is free which is very nice. We went to the planetarium which was amazing, admission to this was only $6. I highly recommend the center

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had an unplanned day in Saint Louis so decided to see if there were any museums we could visit. Found the science center on TripAdvisor and decided to check it out. It was easy to find, parking is $10 but entry...More

Thank LauraK2352
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although this did have things that kept our teenagers busy, it is more geared for younger kids. The flight experience area is worth checking out. You can go in the 360 jet VR for $7 each. They loved that.

Thank WestTN
Reviewed 1 week ago

The science center is a fun place tovlearn about science and what goes on in our day to day lives that we don't know about, it is also fun for kids because of the interactive exibits

Thank Enfinity E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth the free entry and the $10 parking. My son loved the giant T-Rex, the animal skeletons, and the Mars rover area. We all thought the radar guns were pretty neat in the bridge over the interstate. If you are a pressed penny fan...More

Thank SKGlo0712
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had the opportunity to follow SLSC as they strive to keep up with technology, ecology, science, and the social climate. I've patronized Science Centers all over the world and SLSC is a top contender!

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable and I'm glad we made the time to go here! Kids loved it and could have spent even longer! We were there several hours but could have spent longer. All staff was very friendly!

Thank TiffSil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a date here with an engineer who was quite excited to get back to his roots with the kid-friendly experiments. We also caught a show which was fantastic (constellations). We went, specifically, for the King Tut exhibit which, itself, was amazing. We did...More

Thank gguarnere1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been coming here for many years. Only reason to some here is for the Omnimax movie. Seems like same old tired displays, yea yea some special exhibits but not worth the trip. Hasn't had a WOW factor in years.

Thank freddiemer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The St Louis Science Center doesn’t have a lot of exhibits. It’s basically three floors, with about 3 or 4 exhibits per floor. They also have a planetarium with an IMax movie screen (I did not see one of the movies, however) so I cannot...More

Thank JMBissey
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3 August 2018|
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Response from oneboyonegirl | Reviewed this property |
It’s just across the skyway over the Interstate. There are exhibits the whole way.
17 May 2018|
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Response from itravel2c | Reviewed this property |
Usually a couple of hours
john b
8 April 2018|
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Response from Stu K | Reviewed this property |
ask the ticket seller, not that tricky