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Sciencenter

601 1st St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3507
+1 607-272-0600
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Great for all ages!

It was a rainy day. So, we chose the science center to visit. I was worried that the activities... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shan L
via mobile
Nice place!

My family and I made an impromptu visit here as we came to the area to visit the start parks, it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Travelbutterfly5
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“science center” (16 reviews)
“all ages” (22 reviews)
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601 1st St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3507
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+1 607-272-0600
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"science center"
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"all ages"
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"great place for kids"
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"hands on activities"
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"outdoor playground"
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"toddler area"
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"mini golf course"
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"touch pool"
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"year olds"
in 4 reviews
"sand box"
in 2 reviews
"learning opportunities"
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"human body"
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"re entry"
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"lots of interactive exhibits"
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"a lot of fun"
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"middle school"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a rainy day. So, we chose the science center to visit. I was worried that the activities here would be too young for my nephews and niece, ages 11 and 9, but they LOVED it, even us adults! We spent 4 hours here...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I made an impromptu visit here as we came to the area to visit the start parks, it was down pouring rain when we arrived so we decided to come to the Sciencenter with our teenage boys. We all had a great...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

My grandchildren love this place. There are so many things to do and learn. The area for toddlers and preschoolers keeps the little ones busy, and the older ones (up to age 9 or 10) can explore hands-on exhibits that are really fun.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

During our most recent visit to the area, I took my 2 yr old son to the Sciencecenter. There was a small area for toddlers to play inside and an unkept playground for there age group. The place was pretty busy with families snd camp...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We have an annual membership to the Sciencenter and my two year old absolutely loves it. We have been many times, and she never gets bored of it. We had her birthday party here a few months ago, and it was a great time (although,...More

Thank Meganmf5
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Sciencenter, Public Relations Manager at Sciencenter, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you, for your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you continue to enjoy your time at the Sciencenter. We appreciate your support! I will pass your thoughts about our birthday party length along to our Manager of Guest Relations. Thank you again and...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

I learned a lot here and my kids had a blast (while learning stuff at the same time). Very friendly staff and clean facility.

Thank Ron C
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Sciencenter, Public Relations Manager at Sciencenter, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank you for the review, Ron. We look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We read in the description that the science center was for all ages, so we took our older autistic clients. It was a nice place, but I would recommend it only for kids under 12.

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

My husband, mother-in-law, 2 yr. old and I visited here and we had such a great time. They had a lot to offer on things to do. My little girl had a lot of fun. I had a blast! They have an outdoor play area...More

Thank Casstheexplorer
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Sciencenter, Public Relations Manager at Sciencenter, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We are pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you all again soon.

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Sciencenter was a favorite stop for our family when our children were young. This time we revisited the museum with a 9 year-old and three teens. All had a wonderful time. The rubber ducky water exhibit never fails to please! Many hands on activities. We...More

Thank OchoIIX
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Sciencenter, Public Relations Manager at Sciencenter, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Thank you for your review! We look forward to seeing you and your family again soon.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We spent hours here last Saturday. My daughter (3YO) loves the touch pool, the recycled invention area & discovery room. We were there about 4 hours and she could have stayed longer. Highly recommend for families with young kids. The place seemed so clean, good...More

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mc2142015
May 24, 2017|
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Response from Sciencenter | Property representative |
Yes. The Sciencenter offers several different annual membership levels to meet your needs. Please visit our website (link on our page) or give us a call at 607-272--0600 and we would be happy to help.
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andesmntns
August 18, 2016|
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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.
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