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Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

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Address: 490 S Center St, Reno, NV 89501-2105
Phone Number:
17757861000
Today
10:00 - 17:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed 10:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Discuzzy Muzizeezum

That's the way my grandson pronounced it at age 3 when we first took him to the Discovery Museum. Of course, we made him say it over and over. He loved the activities from day 1... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Reno, Nevada
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Reno, Nevada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

That's the way my grandson pronounced it at age 3 when we first took him to the Discovery Museum. Of course, we made him say it over and over. He loved the activities from day 1. Now at 5 he won't say it that cute but he still can't wait to go to the Museum. As he advances in age,... More 

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Reno
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kids always enjoy the discovery museum experience, be prepared to stay for a couple hours. Grand parent memberships available.

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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we are in the vicinity, this is our must go spot! Our kids (9, 6, and 5) absolutely LOVE this place! Entrance fees are very reasonable and your admission gives you in and out privileges all day. Military/veteran discounts, too! The water play area is a fave so be sure to bring a change of clothes but if... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually, we attend here when friends or family visit. All seven of our grandchildren love the place, as do friends and other relatives. You can easily spend a day here if want to. This facility is fairly new and was originally funded by the Wells family. Besides regular visits and activities, they often have special or traveling shows and programs.... More 

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Temecula, Ca.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Where can you go when it's 20 degrees out and have as much fun with the kids as you can here. They can build, climb, create, play with other kids and they have a helpful staff to help them get it right. Even adults need help from time to time getting those projects right. I'm always amazed at how smart... More 

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Sacramento, California
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Warning that adults will be charged for entry, not just the kids. However, it was worth it. We were there when it opened and we stayed until it closed and he did not want to leave. My son tried to go through all of the exhibits that he missed when they were trying to close because he spent hours in... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

My grandchildren ask me to take them to the Discovery Museum every couple of months. There are some exhibits that remain the same, but several new things are available for the kids to try. The Staff is always helpful with the DIY projects.

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Lake Tahoe Area
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is so much fun for kids of all ages to explore and actually learn while they play. I love that it gets their attention away from 'electronics'! I know my husband and I actually learned quite a bit too!

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Imlay
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We love to bring our kids here they have so much fun its a great place to let them learn and experience science, manipulative puzzles and much more. I love how the kids can touch and interact with the exhibits.

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Fallon, Nevada
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Fun day for the kids and it seems like I learn something new every time I go also. Can't wait until we get to go to our first event there.

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