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Asheville Museum of Science

43 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801-3314
+1 828-254-7162
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Small but nice

Small place and fantastic place for young children. My son was 9 and we really enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Funsearcher3000
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Winter Park, Florida
Great, inexpensive musem

We decided to check out AMOS while in Asheville for the eclipse and were so glad we did! It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chloesmomNJ
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS) is the premier exploratory science experience in downtown Asheville. With fully interactive exhibits, street level access, and a variety of educational programs, AMOS is a must visit for the whole family! AMOS is currently in our Soft Opening phase, as we continue to complete the rest of our exhibits. All admission prices are half off as we look towards our Grand Opening in the summer of 2017.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible1%
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43 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801-3314
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Small place and fantastic place for young children. My son was 9 and we really enjoyed the extensive rock collection area. He also liked the planet technology area. He was too old for the crawling play area but the little kids there LOVED IT!!!!!! Small...More

Thank Funsearcher3000
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to check out AMOS while in Asheville for the eclipse and were so glad we did! It is small, but priced well and a perfect place for kids to run around and have fun while learning. It was also a great way to...More

Thank chloesmomNJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After being hidden in the basement of the Art Museum, the Science center has its own abode. It's small but wants to grow. The workers are pleasant and helpful. We saw a film and presentation about the then forthcoming eclipse. This museum needs financial fertilization...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the smallest museums that I've been in but their exhibits are fascinating and unique! They are geared more toward children which is awesome, I will definitely bring my son when we come again!!

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes, it is small, but it's growing. Here's what I suggest, buy a membership. Why? You'll be supporting the growth of the museum and you can go back as much as you want if you feel that you've overpaid for admission (great for entertainment on...More

Thank Sneekymonky
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Our Grandson loved this place despite its relatively small size. Had a great climbing structure to play on. But the highlights for my Grandson were the scavenger hunts of the fossils and minerals.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a fantastic place to take kids when visiting Asheville. You'll only need to plan for about two hours because it's pretty small, but the experience packs a punch. Lots to do! The staff is so totally awesome! They engaged us the whole time...More

Thank Colleen Q
Reviewed 8 August 2017

There just wasn't much to see. What they have is nicely done, but it's a quick trip. Beautiful minerals, some fossils, a little astronomy.

Thank joni8084
Reviewed 6 August 2017

It's only $6 for adults to enter this museum but the place is just so small it really isn't worth the money. It has one side of minerals/rocks and the other side is a child's area. We had no idea that the one area we...More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting beginning. Only open since November....hope to see faster growth. Great for very young....now hope they will work on some exhibits for older kids!

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