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Discovery Science Place

308 N Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75702-5711
+1 903-533-8011
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keeps the kids busy

It has something for everytype of child. There are great little stations for the imagination... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
sharrison0809
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Tyler, Texas
Great fun place. Unhappy staff.

I took my 2 grandsons there, aged 6 and 8. We were there all day with a break for lunch. We only... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
davidzwalker
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Corby, United Kingdom
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There is so much to see and experience at the Discovery Science Place. It's a good idea to prepare so that you don't miss any of the action. We have a variety of programs, exhibits, and events that are sure to entertain and educate the whole family. Because of the hands-on nature of the exhibits, the DSP is a wonderful place for visitors of all abilities and ages to experience and learn more about our world.
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  • Poor3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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308 N Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75702-5711
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

It has something for everytype of child. There are great little stations for the imagination there's a mini bank, court, shopping area, vet clinic, tv station, restaurant that the kids can play out. There are programs that go on during the summer that are very...More

Thank sharrison0809
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I took my 2 grandsons there, aged 6 and 8. We were there all day with a break for lunch. We only left at closing. It was a totally brilliant place. The boys enjoyed it so much and had a great time. I would certainly...More

Thank davidzwalker
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We're glad to hear that your family had a great visit. So sorry if the staff seemed a bit frazzled. This is our busy busy field trip season, and I believe on the day you visited we had,...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

My kids and grand kids went and the place is just awesome, we couldn't tell who was having more fun. The adults playing at being kids again or the kids showing the adults how to be a kid again. We visit every chance we get...More

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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thanks for your review. We're thrilled your family had such a good visit, and we hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 5 April 2017

First time visit with family! So much fun!! The 8 yr old in the group had the most fun, but the rest of us adults were a close match! Watching the kids is a joy. Hands on learning can't be beat. Spent almost 3 hrs...More

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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thank you for your review! We're glad your family enjoyed their visit, and hope to have you back again soon. Yes, parking can be tight on busy days. Please note that the Tyler Chamber of Commerce allows us to use their parking lot for overflow....More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I took a 4yr old who was visiting us for the weekend. There were preschools and another school having field trips that day. But what we could see and experience we thoroughly enjoyed and there was so much to take in. I would suggest that...More

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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you for your review. In the months of March-May we often have school field trips in the mornings (less so in other months). The museum is usually quietest on weekdays after 1pm. Thanks for visiting, and we hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Had blast with my 8 and 6 year old here today!! Spent 2 & 1/2 hours here and had to drag my kids out!! Totally worth the money (and it was cheap, too!) If you have kids, this is with your time!! They will LOVE...More

Thank Amanda B
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review! We're glad your family enjoyed their visit. All young visitors that complete our scavenger hunt get a small prize, and (as you mentioned) scouts get a fun patch! We hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We played for several hours. Just when you thought you had seen and done it all, there's another room with more fun. My 2 grandsons, ages 7 & 12 really enjoyed exploring. Climbing wall, building structures with magnets, faux space ship, hands on things to...More

Thank taffien
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and we hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed 29 January 2017

Attended a 90th birthday party for a friend's mother. It was very different and creative. It is family friendly.

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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Thanks for your review. We hope that you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 16 December 2016

Great place for kids! Highly recommend. They continue to add and replace things so that its always a little different when we visit.

Thank travelislife9234
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2016

Thank-you for your review! We hope to see you and your family again soon.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have been visiting this science museum for many years. My son loved it when he was younger and now my little girl enjoys it. They always have plenty of interactive exhibits available to keep the kids entertained and educated.

Thank Scott F
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2016

Thanks for your review. We're so glad to hear that your family has received multiple years of enjoyment from visiting the DSP. We hope to have you back again soon.

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buffams98
I have twin 21 month old boys. Will there be activities/ exhibits they can play and interact with? Also, is there a cafe or snack area?
20 December 2016|
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Response from Chris R | Property representative |
We have a small area dedicated to toddlers, and there are other areas they may enjoy as well, but the majority of the Discovery Science Place is geared towards elementary-aged students and their families. We have a small... More
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Bonnie M
how much does it cost
17 September 2015|
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Response from Chris R | Property representative |
Our regular tickets prices are as follows: $8.00 for adults (Ages: 13 and up) $6.00 for children (Ages: 2 – 12) $6.00 per person for senior (65 and up) $5.00 per person for active military (Must Provide ID... More
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Bonnie M
How much does it cost to get in for children and for adults
17 September 2015|
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Response from Chris R | Property representative |
Our regular tickets prices are as follows: $8.00 for adults (Ages: 13 and up) $6.00 for children (Ages: 2 – 12) $6.00 per person for senior (65 and up) $5.00 per person for active military (Must Provide ID... More
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