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Discovery Science Place

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Very Exciting for the Grandchildren

I took my two Grandchildren to the Discovery Science Place last year and they loved it. There was... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2019
Emilybo1
Great for ages 3-8

We took two children that are 4-5 years old. They loved it. There are a few items that even... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
jbtb1982
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Kaufman, Texas
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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...more
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308 N Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75702-5711
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Reviewed February 5, 2019

I took my two Grandchildren to the Discovery Science Place last year and they loved it. There was so much to do and the interactive displays seized their attention and kept them entertained.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Emilybo1
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

We’re glad to hear they enjoyed their visit, and we hope to have your family back again soon.

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

We took two children that are 4-5 years old. They loved it. There are a few items that even adults will like but the set up is ideal for young children to use their imagination. Be a police officer, a banker, doctor, vet or work...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jbtb1982
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Wonderful to hear... Thank-you for your review. We're glad your family enjoyed their visit!

Reviewed January 22, 2019

Kids love it - we were here for over 2 hours. Thankfully there are benches for parents to sit. Watch your head in the cave! We bought a yearlong membership so we can visit other science museums around the country.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank JulAl75
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Our premium membership is a great value if you like to travel and visit museums nationwide… We’re so glad to hear your family enjoyed their visit. Thank you for being a member!

Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

We had 11, 9 , 4, and 2 all the kids had a great time, there was a lot to do. We spent 3 hours there. Its geared more towards younger children but my older granddaughter and grandson had a good time on there own...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank CindyGerry
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

We’re so glad your family had an enjoyable visit. We strive to make the museum enjoyable and educational for a fairly wide range of ages, so thank you for the feedback.

Reviewed December 12, 2018

My son went twice for different events - one a cousin's birthday party and one a school field trip - when he was younger. He had a blast both times. It's a lot of fun for kids, but as a parent with anxiety issues, it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This place is a great place for younger kids and teaches them several different things. Needs a few upgrades or more entertainment

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Amy T
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank-you for you review!

Reviewed September 23, 2018

We have always had a blast here, and it's way more fun than I expected. But we don't go anymore, because, out of the 5 times we went, at least one of my kids always woke up sick the next morning. :( Maybe we have...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Pinto1982
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

I'm sorry to hear your children felt poorly. Rest assured that cleanliness is vitally important to us. We clean constantly throughout the day using sanitizing wipes, glass cleaner, and anti-bacterial spray. If you ever see a cleaning issue that needs out attention, please let staff...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018

Lots of fun interactive exhibits. From space to sea to animals, physics etc. There are fun things to do for young elementary to pre-teen children here.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DanielTex
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thanks for your review. We hope to have your family visit again soon.

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to take young kids just not much for teens. They do change exhibits often so it’s worh checking out

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Whether you need something else for relatives to do or not this is a good place to look into. It is designed for children but there is plenty to do for adults as well. Compared to a couple of other similar setups this one rates...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for your review!

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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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September 17, 2015|
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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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