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“Great Science Museum” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Saint Louis Science Center

Saint Louis Science Center
Ranked #13 of 253 things to do in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: With the mission "to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning", the Saint Louis Science Center is one of the top five science centers in the United States, and has been named one of the Top 10 Science Centers for Families by Parents Magazine and one of America's most visited museums by Forbes Traveler Magazine. The complex includes over 56,000 sq-ft of interactive science-technology exhibits that are part of the Science Center's free general admission. Opening in June 2016 is GROW, a one-acre outdoor exhibit that will take visitors on a journey of food, to gain a deeper understanding of our food supply. The Science Center's ticketed areas include the OMNIMAX, a four-story IMAX Dome theater; the James S. McDonnell Planetarium, one of the world's largest planetariums; and the Discovery Room, an activity area for families with younger children.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Science Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2012

Wow! I can not believe this place is free! It is so much fun, with so much things to do!

Visited April 2011
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Fenton, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Saint Louis”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

The Science Center is a great way to spend the day. Lots of exihibits are free....some cost $$ The IMAX is great!

Visited March 2012
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st. louis, missouri
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66 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Best Science Center I've been too and it's free”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

Other cities have nothing on our Science Center and our zoo. The fact that they are free to all whereas most zoos and science centers in other cities aren't and are of such incredible quality is a testament to Mo.

Thank vetmom
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“My Kids LOVE this place!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2012

We live near the science center so we stop by frequently during the week (a great time to go when it is less crowded). There is tons to due for kids of all ages (mine are under 5 and really enjoy all of the hands-on activities). We usually start out at the planetarium and walk over to the science center across the bridge -- which in itself is really fun!! Plus, best of all, for the main part of the center (except special area, traveling shows, and Imax movies) it is FREE!!

Visited February 2012
Thank Julie H
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Columbia, IL
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291 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“Best Science Center”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

Another place to take visitors of all ages. There is always something there and a great place for school field trips. They have omnimax and often special functions that cost and additional fee.........like the Titanic exhibit which I loved to many to mention. Staff is great, nice area to sit and wait and places to buy snacks.......love it.

Visited May 2011
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