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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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Our science center is free to enter, but certain areas you do hsvevto pay for. But there enough... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
gina r
Saint Louis, Missouri
great place for v adults and kids alike lots of this to do and learn

if you like science and outer space you will like this place you can spend a whole day here or just... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
john y
Mattoon, Illinois
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“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 6 days ago

Our science center is free to enter, but certain areas you do hsvevto pay for. But there enough free stuff to see and do. The parking is relatively cheap. This is a good activity to do on a rainy day.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gina r
Reviewed 6 days ago

if you like science and outer space you will like this place you can spend a whole day here or just part of it> st louis zoo is close by as this is in forest park it provides a lot of fun

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When my son was young we were members, great place to spend a whole day, much to see and learn. They always have great documentaries and exhibitions. Bit expensive, but worth it.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 258anah
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only problem with the SC is that no matter how long you visit, your child still puts up a tiff when it's time to leave. Fascinating place and all educational. Free parking at the planetarium across the street

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Manny P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I belong to the Science Center, so I’m a frequent visitor. Whether with grandkids or wife, we always find something new and interesting. It’s an interactive experience. The Planetarium shows and IMAX movies are great. Always educational.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pete6327
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit, especially the flight simulators, space travel exhibits, and planetarium shows.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SparkyRS
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are both 40 and this place was Cool!! You usually think that these place are for kids but I guess we are big kids... lol. There is a lot of cool hands on things to keep your mind going. Some exhibits took us back...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Douglas60640
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The t-rex and triceratops exhibit was my highlight -- enjoyed seeing how big these animals actually were. Went to both the Omnimax theater and the planetarium. The shows were good and the price very reasonable compared to many other planetariums and Omnimax theaters. The admission...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Theodore M
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

The planetarium was great!! Very relaxing and informative, wish we would have made it there earlier. Go to have the day, it would be easy to get lost in space.... not to mention the many other exhibits, interactive and very engaging activities. I took my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

For some reason, many family-friendly attractions in St. Louis seem to be closed on Mondays. We'd attended a concert in St. Louis and the granddaughters wanted to do something more before we left town. We chose to visit the Science Center and didn't regret it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teala S
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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 644stuk | Reviewed this property |
ask the ticket seller, not that tricky