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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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Way cool

We are both 40 and this place was Cool!! You usually think that these place are for kids but I... read more

Reviewed today
Wellsville, Kansas
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Nice Dinosaurs

The t-rex and triceratops exhibit was my highlight -- enjoyed seeing how big these animals actually... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Theodore M
Grosse Pointe
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“omnimax theater”(47 reviews)
“discovery room”(39 reviews)
“all ages”(141 reviews)
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 today 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

Thank Douglas60640
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Theodore M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Teala S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only had about an hour here as we arrived late in the day bit it was amazing...so many hands on exhibits and my kids are 11 and 13...much more for littler ones too, bit gear for tween too. Free except for $10 parking. Highly...More

Thank 976becky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended ages, based on our visit: 4th - 8th grade. Our 1st grader was not too impressed, but she's a trouper, so the visit was worthwhile. Our 4th grader went nuts over it, absolutely loved it. The current exhibit on games, video games in particular,...More

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 5 October 2018 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 5 October 2018 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 4 October 2018

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

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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