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North Museum of Nature and Science

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A hidden gem

A small museum, but packed with plenty to see, especially for the younger set - and dont forget to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dogmom793
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Our grandchildren really had a good time

Lots of hands on of any kind of animal you can imagine such as teeth, feathers, bones things you... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
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Since 1953, the North Museum of Nature and Science has been Lancaster’s place to discover science, nature, and cultures–from a turtle’s webbed feet to the dirty chunks of ice that form a comet. For generations of visitors, a trip to the North has...more
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400 College Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-3393
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A small museum, but packed with plenty to see, especially for the younger set - and dont forget to include a visit to the planetarium

Thank Dogmom793
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Lots of hands on of any kind of animal you can imagine such as teeth, feathers, bones things you would not expect. My hubby got a Veterans discount.

Thank tinker1bellPa
Reviewed July 23, 2018

My siblings and I have been going to the North since we were children. There was always something interesting to hold our attention. Now, many years later, the museum has recently been updated. We were happy to see some of the things we remembered from...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is a wonderful little museum for kids preschool through upper elementary school. Expert tip - One of the staff members told me that they have membership reciprocity with other science museums (like the Maryland Science Center) so you might want to check into that...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Not a lot to do. Live animals were cool and staff was nice. A lot of stuffed animals were kind of creepy. Planetarium was nice

Thank dzees4
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Yes, this was a great place to take the family for a a bit of fun we will surely be back to this place real soon

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Reviewed December 26, 2017

This is a neat gem, a mix of new and classic. There is something for every budding scientist. I loved the basement with its vintage stuffed birds and animals. They had neat drawers that you needed to open and decide how they were related to...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

I went there with the wife because we never stopped before. It wasn't really meant for adults but we had fun. Definitely amazing for kids though.

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Becki M, Public Relations Manager at North Museum of Nature and Science, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Thanks for stopping in. We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed November 7, 2017

We go to this museum every time we are in the area. The grandchildren love to go there. Many exhibits and much for them to see and do! Clean and well maintained. We like the layout and the variety of things to see and do....More

Thank nana0125
Becki M, Guest Relations Manager at North Museum of Nature and Science, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

We are glad you and your grandchildren enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed September 6, 2017

At $9 per adult and $8 per child and no parking and tiny, it only would merit one visit ever. Take your kids to see the live reptiles and other animals they have. It is a small museum. Very little to do for younger kids....More

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