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Greensboro Science Center

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fun Time For Kids, Better for Slightly Older

My family stopped here briefly on a road trip and had a nice time. Unfortunately, it was extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Rachel B
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Bangkok, Thailand
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I really enjoyed 5he science center the exhibits were wonderful. Would recommend it as a place of... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
shamiles
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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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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Reviewed 1 August 2018

My family stopped here briefly on a road trip and had a nice time. Unfortunately, it was extremely hot so many of the animals in the outdoor zoo were sleeping or hiding - and I did not blame them! The aquarium is small but well-maintained...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The first time we went was a great first time. Second time we went wasn’t so great. Family visited from New York so we thought it’d be nice to visit the science center. No one was outside to help us with the zoo area, no...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed 5he science center the exhibits were wonderful. Would recommend it as a place of fun especially if you have children there is so much to do!!! I was a a big kid that day and it was worth every penny!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shamiles
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The sense of awe and amazement from the grandkids make us get a family pass each year The ex hits are always changing and the kids seem to focus on a different area each time There is also a park next door with rental pavilions...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is the best place you can take your kids!! The aquarium is small but so cool! Touch sting rays and watch penguins, fun fun fun. Then you have the outdoor zoo with a nice variety of animals. Recently we tried the Sky Walk, the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mary Ann G
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We were driving through Greensboro and looked into TripAdvisor for things to do. We had a 9 & 10 year old with us, and they loved the ColorMaze. The aquarium was done very well with a ray petting tank, and penguins. This is a GREAT...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Loaferson
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The meerkats are adorable!! And the aquarium section is amazing. They even have a mantis shrimp, which I had wanted to see for years!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Katy L
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

The Greensboro Science Center has something for everyone at all ages, Besides their regular exhibits they bring in special exhibits. They have a petting zoo, and a great zip line. They invite schools to bring classes in and do activities with them. I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank basteeg
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is a great family outing, there is fun for everyone. It doesn't matter how young or old you are there are always fascinating things to see. I love the zoo and if it is too hot there are plenty of things to see inside....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jericrowder
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We had a lot of time to kill before our flight departed Greensboro and an Uber driver recommended the Science Center. What a little gem! A lot to do and very modern, interactive exhibits. The zoo had a few things under renovation so we missed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Omar M
21 November 2018|
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Response from Stingaroo | Reviewed this property |
I have seen people with food and drinks. I carried around a beverage and crackers and brought peanut butter sandwiches for grandson. They also have a place you can grab a bite to eat there (kinda pricey though).
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Omar M
21 November 2018|
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Response from Stingaroo | Reviewed this property |
I would say a few hours....inside museum an hour or two (penguin exhibit, shark etc. kids will want to take their time lol) outside they have animals...kinda like a zoo (depending on weather, if cold animals will not be... More
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Geraline H
18 May 2018|
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Response from PaulK921 | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to ask the GSC that question.
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