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601 1st St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3507
+1 607-272-0600
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Great place for kids and families!

One of our favorite places. Always something to active to do with young kids, and great informal... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jack G
via mobile
A special place

Science Center is now entertaining and informing the children of the children who had the pleasure... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LeGrace B
Ithaca, New York
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The Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate and empower. The hands-on museum offers visitors of all ages more than 250 exhibits, educational programs, a gift shop, an outdoor science park and a seasonal miniature golf course. Look, touch, listen & discover at the Sciencenter. The Sciencenter is open Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm. Open Mondays in July and August and holiday Mondays. The Sciencenter is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
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  • Average4%
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601 1st St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3507
+1 607-272-0600
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of our favorite places. Always something to active to do with young kids, and great informal science learning opportunities. The membership provides affiliation with ASTC so you can get into most other science museums for free! Very creative special exhibits and active play areas,...More

Thank Jack G
Sciencenter, Public Relations Manager at Sciencenter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the great review, Jack! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Science Center is now entertaining and informing the children of the children who had the pleasure of visiting the original. It was completely engaging then and is even more so now. Adults have as much fun as the kids.

Thank LeGrace B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I had a great time visiting with my 12 month old daughter. I was worried that she would be too young to enjoy the activities, but she was in heaven. There are a wide range of exhibits geared toward different ages in the Sciencenter, but...More

Thank gaviaimmer
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I've struggled to find places that would accommodate our toddler. This is exactly what I was looking for. There are numerous stations and activities that is perfect for the pint size. You can easily spend most of the day in the center and enjoy the...More

Thank Nat W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It's a really fun museum, but I wouldn't recommend it for most kids over the age of 12. It's probably the most fun for 5 to 12 year-olds. Lots of interesting things for them to do, while hopefully learning something about science. Many games and...More

Thank familytraveler201115
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This had a wonderful indoor and outdoor range of activities for all ages. Even my husband and I were entertained (we are kids at heart). The admission price is what I expected for an attraction of this kind. Gift shop prices a tad steep.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Took our 18 month old niece and had a great time! She loved the block building and playing in the water! The adults had fun with the games. It was a great experience and will definitely visit again

Thank Heavens-Soda
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I took my 9-year-old grandson there, and his 14-year-old cousin tagged along, not excited at all. They both had a great time. I did too. We each got involved with something and it was like an amusement park. When we were done and ready to...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I had heard about this museum or science center for years. Finally took the grands there over Christmas. It was late afternoon, center was still mobbed by families of all sizes and ages. We were all swept up in the unique hands on exhibits that...More

Thank MamanNY
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We ended up here after doing the Sagan Planet Walk, and, I mean...it was fine! It's not really meant for grown-ups, and, as a grown-up, I was a little bored by a lot of the exhibits. The animal room was fun, though--we got to see...More

Thank chairduck
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24 May 2017|
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Response from Timothy M | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I would think they have a website that would tell you, or a phone number you could call
18 August 2016|
Response from Sciencenter | Property representative |
Admission to the Sciencenter is $8 for adults (ages 18+), $6 for children (ages 2 - 17), and $7 for seniors (ages 65+) We look forward to seeing you soon.