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Saint Louis Science Center

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Quality over Quantity

The St Louis Science Center doesn’t have a lot of exhibits. It’s basically three floors, with about... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Croydon, Pennsylvania
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A lot of fun for all ages

We had a lot of fun just playing & doing all the hands on demonstrations. There were a few... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ricky M
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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 3 days 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

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun just playing & doing all the hands on demonstrations. There were a few additional things with cost but for the most part, you could get by with just $10 for parking. Plan for at least 2-3 hours

Thank Ricky M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent the weekend in St Louis for a family wedding. With family flying in from around the US and from overseas we needed something for the grandchildren to see. Grandparents, parents, aunts and cousins, all enjoyed the Science Center’s exhibits. There was so much...More

Thank moonstone0005
Reviewed 5 days ago

The events are always changing and there is always something for every age group. Omnimax is incredible no matter what the feature playing.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 6 days ago

My daughter loved this place! There was so much for a 7 year old to do. First it is free, but there is a fee for certain side activities. She built the Arch out of giant foam blocks! She made her own fingerprints, she played...More

Thank Krystle L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love the science center. It is fun for kids and adults alike. PLUS, it is free. There is fees for certain activities. This is an all day activity because there is so much to do! They have an awesome planetarium and Imax theater.

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First, look for the films scheduled at the IMAX theatre. If something is playing that appeals to your situation, view the IMAX presentation as the venue is great! As far as other attractions, displays from prehistoric times to jet aircraft simulators to various interactive activities...More

Thank hitman2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tall space alien at the back entrance catches your attention. You have to try the VR ride - well worth the $10. I went to the international space station. Wish it had lasted longer.

Thank LParnell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone in the family will enjoy this place. 6 hours of fun. Very interactive, Imax movies were great. don't miss it. Also it's free unless you want to see an Imax presentation.

Thank Stan O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a lot of fun for the whole family. There is a lot of interaction for the kids to get involved in learning various things. The dinosaur display is very realistic. The food court is very reasonably priced. The museum is free but...More

Thank indypam1
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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