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Insights Science Museum - CLOSED

505 N Santa Fe St, El Paso, TX 79901-1144
+1 915-534-0000
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Used to be the best for kids in town

The city had the museum torn down to build a baseball park. The one star is for the city counsel... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Jim D
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El Paso, Texas
Nice, interesting museum

Nice museum with new changes and additions all the time. It is a great museum for the children of... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
daddymo2
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Buda, Texas
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  • Excellent20%
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26 Jun 2017
“Used to be the best for kids in town”
31 Aug 2016
“Nice, interesting museum”
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505 N Santa Fe St, El Paso, TX 79901-1144
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+1 915-534-0000
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

The city had the museum torn down to build a baseball park. The one star is for the city counsel the Insights Museum when it was open was a great place to bring family especially kids. It was a sad day when they tore it...More

1  Thank Jim D
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Nice museum with new changes and additions all the time. It is a great museum for the children of El Paso. It is a learning museum. Very informative and spacious.

Thank daddymo2
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

You need to make sure that you like the display that is on the schedule and that it appeals to the people you are taking there.

Thank bandit004
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is an essential museum for children in El Paso to visit. It is a SCIENCE museum, so expect the attractions to be about LEARNING science and ENCOURAGING it to be fun! I give it 4 stars only because the interior is old and a...More

1  Thank Esther T
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

When you first walk into the museum (now housed in an old school), you can be a little disappointed. However, don't leave after your first impression! It appears very run-down with multiple exhibits cramped into a gymnasium. I am new to the city and visited...More

2  Thank Emily C
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

This place can be somewhat expensive. The exhibits are also somewhat older, and if your kids ask employess a question... they wont always have an answer.

Thank Wintermax
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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

The Insights Science Museum is open again. I have visited the museum twice since the re-opening in June 2015 at the new location- 521 Tays St. El Paso, 79901. The museum is now housed in the old Alamo school building. Parking can be a bit...More

2  Thank kjflan
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Reviewed 18 December 2014

This is an update to the status. Upon reading the website I've found out that it will be opening January 2015.More

Thank Taylor N
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Mandy K, Manager at Insights Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2014

Thank you for posting this update about our upcoming reopening in our new location. We're currently renovating our new space to house some familiar and brand new exhibits. We plan to open in several phases as our exhibits will undoubtedly evolve to help meet community...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2013

The building has been torn down to make way for a new baseball stadium. There is no longer an Insights Museum. Sorry, but it's gone. There are plans to build a new children's museum, but that's years into the future.

5  Thank CactusLover
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Reviewed 5 January 2013

interesting for older kids if they have the time to really stay and take the time to experience each station for the facts.

Thank StacyM14
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