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Greensboro Science Center

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Great Sunday trip with the family!

We visited on Sunday, Veterans Day. My husband is a veteran, so he was able to get in half price... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luv2TeachNC
Museum and Skywild ropes course

Our church youth group visited the Greensboro Science Center and did their Skywild ropes course. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RGR27055
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Yadkinville, North Carolina
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages”(114 reviews)
“zoo area”(35 reviews)
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Experience the wonders of an aquarium, zoo, science museum, and 3D theater all in one attraction! See sharks, penguins, otters, stingrays, a fishing cat and other amazing animals from around the world in the NEW Carolina SciQuarium. Get eye-to-eye...more
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4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455-1899
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Lots to do and see! We started in the aquarium, the coral was gorgeous, the shark tank was cool, the walls were educational and interactive, and sting ray's were fun! We grabbed a snack and headed to the dinosaur room, very cool display. The health...More

3  Thank Kristen B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 February 2014

My family and I visited the center on Monday, 02/24/14 and while we were very pleased with the Sue exhibit and movie, we were distressed after visiting the sciquarium. The putrid smell hits you as you first enter and is prevalent throughout the entire area....More

8  Thank Blarney20
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Sunday, Veterans Day. My husband is a veteran, so he was able to get in half price. We took our grandson, which is a toddler, and he had a great time! The exhibits are suitable for all ages. We spent 3 hours...More

2  Thank Luv2TeachNC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our church youth group visited the Greensboro Science Center and did their Skywild ropes course. We had a great time. The staff was very thorough in training us for the course and watching out for our safety. Highly recommended. Check for discount coupons on the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very interactive, educational, and provides a large variety of exhibits. I have two elementary age children and they love coming here. Very enjoyable!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time with our 2 granddaughters(2 and 4). There were so many things to do and see. Many interactive displays and shows. Just a great place to take kids

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the science center on multiple occasions, and continue to learn new things every time we go. A melding together of aquarium, zoo, static scientific exhibits and learning centers. Great for people of all ages, but especially great for kids.

Thank Dreamer736021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Greensboro Science is more than a science center - it is a zoo & an aquarium. Great experience for the money. Lots of animals and sea life. Grounds are really nice -Meerkat Cafe has good food at a reasonable price (& you can bring...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took our tween niece and nephew here as something to do when they visited for the summer. I honestly expected some dinky little joint with a few sad exhibits - boy, was I surprised! This is a first-class science center and...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our main activity of the day after leaving Boone early to return to Raleigh. Even though we did not have children with us like most everyone else we enjoyed. The octopus had eggs! And the anaconda was ridiculously enormous. We enjoyed all the...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with 2 teenage boys and everyone had a good time. Wish the tree course wasn't so expensive- only complaint I really have. Outside zoo slightly disappointed because the tigers weren't there and a few other animals we wanted to see the most weren't there!...More

Thank 486dawnd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Greensboro Science Center with a school group of about 100 kindergarten students. The GSC was very welcoming and well organized for accommodating a group of this size. We visited the outdoor animal exhibits first, so we could see them before the day...More

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Geraline H
18 May 2018|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to ask the GSC that question.
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Jessie H
29 April 2018|
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Response from 501phyllis | Reviewed this property |
The Greensboro Zoo and Science Center are on the same grounds and share the parking lot and are part of the same attraction.
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ArpanR39
19 April 2018|
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Response from LMiller65 | Reviewed this property |
Adults (ages 14 - 64): $13.50 Seniors (ages 65+): $12.50 Children (ages 3 - 13): $12.50 Children 2 and Under: Free
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