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“Great fun for kids”

Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center
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Owner description: Opening its doors to the public in May 1999, the Science Center inspires curiosity and connects science to everyday life through hands-on fun for all ages with a wide variety of hands-on exhibits and experiences. Whether you want to predict the local forecast on a real TV weather station and green screen or take a wild trip through the human body with Grossology, Sci-Quest has something for everyone!
Florence, Alabama
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great fun for kids”
Reviewed 17 March 2012

Lots of hands on activities for the kids of all ages. New exibits periodically. Kids learn lots of things without realizing it. Each on of these kids museums are different. Also recommend Birmingham and Nashville kids museums.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“If you have a child under 10, this may be a better bet than the Space Center”
Reviewed 14 March 2012

I went my wife and our almost 2 year old toddler... He loved the "Under 7" house, with it's blocks and musical instrument buttons to push. He also LOVED the "Earthquake" bench, that shakes you back and forth. I had fun looking around too, but this is definitely a place for kids. There's a really neat exhibit called "Grossology" there right now that explains our bodily functions in kids' language. There's also exhibits on Light, Sound, Electricity, and a Weather Lab. Labels of all exhibits are bright and in large type. Some updating is needed, but they need the visitors to support them financially... It's sort of "hidden" on the campus of Calhoun Community College, but it's only 1 mile from the Space Center, on the north (other) side of I-565. 102 Wynn Drive. There is more for a young child to do here than there is at the Space Center, as far as hands-on stuff goes.

Visited March 2012
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Athens, AL
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Pretty Neat Place!”
Reviewed 12 March 2012

I took my daughter during Armed Forces Appreciation Week in 2011. She thought it was a lot of fun....and who am I to argue with a Toddler? I will definitely return here....I think some things could use some refurbishment.....but I'm sure that will happen in time.

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Huntsville, AL
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113 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“This is for the KIDs... but...”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

they might let the adults come in. The kind of place you'd expect in a city like Huntsville... the ultimate "techie" museum for kids... and it's "hands on"!!!

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Alabama
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90 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“So much fun!”
Reviewed 12 January 2012

Love it at Sciquest! A place the whole family will enjoy!

Visited September 2011
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