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The Lancaster Science Factory

454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
+1 717-509-6363
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Fun with science

Took the family on Saturday morning. The kids had a blast playing and learning about the physical... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Glenside, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Learning about science through play

I went to the lancaster science factory with my preschooler and her friends. What a fun hidden gem... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
hershey, PA
via mobile
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Welcome to the Lancaster Science Factory, a hands-on, interactive technology and science center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. We invite you to come explore our exciting exhibits relating to the physical sciences, engineering, technology and mathematics.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
+1 717-509-6363
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took the family on Saturday morning. The kids had a blast playing and learning about the physical sciences. My 8 year old son's favorite was the Cubix robot blocks. He would have played with them all day. My 11 year old daughter had the best...More

Thank ronbo7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went to the lancaster science factory with my preschooler and her friends. What a fun hidden gem in lancaster! She spent 3 hours with her friends learning about science through play and we easily could have stayed longer. Among the exhibits, she learned about...More

Thank traysea77
Reviewed 6 days ago

I brought children to this venue on a Saturday. It was supposed to open at 10:00, however until someone with a key was able to arrive it was well after 10:30! Concept and opportunities are fine, but was sorely disappointed in how things transpired!

Thank HappyTwoGuests
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adults can be active participants or sit to the side while the little ones have all the fun. There are interesting, engaging activities for preschoolers and elementary aged kids.

1  Thank Jona G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So many things to keep the children interested. Great for a rainy day! Even big kids have fun! We made so many memories and could see just how smart our boy really is.

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away not far from the center of town, the Lancaster Science Factory is a great place to take your kids or grandkids on Sunday after church. If you don't have kids, borrow one and go because it is also fun for adults. Lots of...More

Thank DEYUsa
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The children like it. it's something different for the kids to experience and learn. You have to drive from Dutch Wonder Land area.

Thank Doc-D816
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was in the are and needed a change from the normal. So i looked the Science factory up and went in. I have no children and had a good time in here by my self. I actually learned some things. But this place is...More

1  Thank Frank S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Lancaster Science Factory is a hands on museum primarily featuring displays that emphasize physical science and mathematics. Each display is accompanied by a sign telling exactly how to use the display, what you should observe while using the display and finally what scientific principle...More

1  Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Brought my two year old here and while he was a bit young for the exhibits he had a great time doing what he could. I would estimate the best ages to bring kids would be four to twelve. There were at least a dozen...More

2  Thank Mike L
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Is the facility wheel chair accessible?
11 May 2017|
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Response from Thomas F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Science Factory is completely wheel chair assessable.
I am traveling with a 4 year old and 2 year old. Would this be an age appropriate attraction to visit?
11 July 2016|
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Response from Valerie C | Reviewed this property |
I think the 4 year old would probably be entertained, but I'm not sure about the 2 year old. Dutch Wonderland would be a place they'd both like, though. Long's Park has a petting zoo, and most kids seem to like that. The... More