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John McConnell Math and Science Center

1400 N 7th St, Grand Junction, CO 81501-3004
+1 970-254-1626
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Awesome place for all ages

We visit this center often with our grand kids. They always love their visit. It's been fun to... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Marilyn C
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Grand Junction, Colorado
via mobile
Learning is FUN

This is a place you have to drag kids away from and it's very easy on the budget! There are so... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
teresak700
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Gj,Co
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We create excitement for science, technology, engineering and math for kids 3-93 by offering creative hands-on experiences. Exploring wonders- Expanding Minds!
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1400 N 7th St, Grand Junction, CO 81501-3004
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+1 970-254-1626
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We visit this center often with our grand kids. They always love their visit. It's been fun to watch them grow up from toddlers to teens enjoying the center. My husband enjoys it as much as the kids do.

Thank Marilyn C
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a place you have to drag kids away from and it's very easy on the budget! There are so many things to be enjoyed by the entire family, there are hands on exhibits and displays. There are also plenty of volunteers to help...More

Thank teresak700
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Recently, my husband and I joined our 3 year old grandson for his class trip to the John McConnell Math and Science Center. We were so pleased with the huge variety of hands-on experiments and activities. Our grandson was immersed in all the inter-active experiments...More

Thank Nancy K
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Lots of hands on experiments for kids. WIll he especially nice when they move to bigger quarters. Lots of activities and the volunteers very informative and friendly. Great place for kids.

1  Thank Nana5838
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We retired to Grand Junction in 1998. I was a mechanical engineer and taught apprentice precision machinists for 30 some years. We visited the Math and Science Center many times, but have only followed media reports lately, and they tell me that the center is...More

1  Thank Ronald B
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Hands-on experiments on popular topics and probably an issue or two you yourself have always wondered about. Experiments are well documented with instructions and explanation of the science behind them and all are in working order. Volunteers are helpful. Plan on about an hour, it...More

1  Thank roadcouple
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My 6 yr old son and I went here to see what it's like. What a great place! Lots and lots of hands on experiments and activities. The volunteer explained everything to my son and was so patient with his questions. My son could've spent...More

1  Thank zacbethprice
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Seriously, kids, now and then, need something besides - go outside, read a book, watch a video... when that need arises, take them to the Math and Science Center. It's a hands on learning experience. The great thing is - the kids will have so...More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

A great place to take children of all ages! Hands-on activities involving math and science. Fun for adults, also!

Thank Trulie O
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

My kids had so much fun here. There are many hands on activities to do. It wasn't crowded when we went so my kids were able to take their time with all of the activities. The staff wast there to help, but you are free...More

Thank Heather M
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I think you'll find that most of our interactive exhibits can be experienced at different levels. We have a lot of things that a 3 year old will enjoy looking at and playing with, even if they don't understand the... More
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