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Science & Discovery Center of Northwest Florida

308 Airport Rd, Panama City, FL 32405-4610
+1 850-769-6128
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For Kids, Exhibits Need Repairs, Educational Resources.

We took my nephew here while visiting Panama City. He really enjoyed it. We did notice that many... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

VERY old & worn out. Sadly, half the exhibits were missing parts or broken. Not much to do... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Panama City, Florida
via mobile
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“museum” (9 reviews)
308 Airport Rd, Panama City, FL 32405-4610
+1 850-769-6128
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We took my nephew here while visiting Panama City. He really enjoyed it. We did notice that many of the exhibits did not appear to be working, or plugged in. There are several good educational resources here. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. It would...More

Thank WebLori
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

VERY old & worn out. Sadly, half the exhibits were missing parts or broken. Not much to do, despite several "areas". Needs a complete overhaul to attract more families of different ages.

1  Thank P_April2002
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This "museum" is just dirty, outdated, and chincy. Many exhibits are old, broken and outdated. This place needs major updating, funding, and renovation and perhaps new administration/staff that are enthusiastic and willing to improve and take care of the place. Save your time and money...More

Thank lululola2012
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Used ASCT to get in for free! Lots of fun activities for kids, indoors and outdoors. Staff was mostly friendly, and the restrooms clean. The nature walk was pretty neat, but there was lots of litter throughout. The snakes and lizards were cool. The buildings...More

2  Thank Fummins F
Reviewed 19 November 2016

My grandson celebrated his seventh birthday at the center. What fun! There is plenty of room for children to run around and explore the exhibits, much of which is hands on. The parents all remarked they had no idea this was in Panama City and...More

Thank BethieKW
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time here with a 6yo and 3yo -- we spent almost 3 hours at the museum during our visit to Panama City. Admission is reasonable, and the exhibits are diverse. If you can, come for the live reptile demo on Thursdays...More

1  Thank DellVille
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Took our 3 and 5 year old here because needed something to do and there was a groupon-4 ppl for 13 bucks. A lot of stuff was broken or missing you pieces. The nature walk had a part closed off too. A lot needs to...More

Thank Mhowens
Reviewed 15 January 2016

We walked here from hotel, and it was cute. There was plenty for the kids to do, and the price was right.

Thank bigspender2016
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

85% of exhibits are broken. Staff in museum uncaring, message to the guy feeding the snakes sorry to bother you next time we will go elsewhere. My son was looking at him feed the snakes he stopped left and slam the door??? Very dirty and...More

4  Thank Smp98
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Spend a few hours letting the kids have hands on fun with science. You will see the fun factor go up as they interact with the experiments and hands on exhibits that are all over the place in two buildings plus outside.

Thank John B
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