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Discovery Center of Springfield

438 St. Louis, Springfield, MO 65806
+1 417-862-9910
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Must see for anyone with young children.

Take your grandkids! Something facinating for any age from 4 to 12. Interactive exhibits in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lirwin219
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Springfield, Missouri
Wonderful place!

My only child is a year old and we have come here a few times. There is a room specifically for... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
MShuffit
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“all ages” (23 reviews)
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438 St. Louis, Springfield, MO 65806
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+1 417-862-9910
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take your grandkids! Something facinating for any age from 4 to 12. Interactive exhibits in almost every level.

Thank lirwin219
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

My only child is a year old and we have come here a few times. There is a room specifically for children aged 5 and under, and he really enjoys it! Lots of fun, oversized activities for him to engage in! I'm really looking forward...More

Thank MShuffit
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

we took the kids and they had a great time. there is 4 floors to go through. a range of things to do for all age groups. time varies due to what you do and how much time you do each activity

Thank 831patriciar
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Well, this is perhaps supposed to be a kids venue, but go with you kids and you can't help but get in on the fun. If it's too hot, cold, rainy for a great day of play outside, this venue can let kids discover and...More

Thank freedomawaits
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

My son truly enjoyed the center. As you walk in there are dinosaur digs, lots of things that get their little minds going. A safe environment and with lots of levers and pulleys. Plan to spend 3-4 hours there.

Thank Addie V
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This place is very nice and has a lot of stuff! It is mostly for young children, but teens and adults will find some interesting things as well.

Thank DustinHolmes
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Was fun for the kids but two of the major exhibits didn't work and others were only open at certain times as they needed staff to oversee/run them. Clearly funding a place like this is hard. Some GREAT hands on kids exhibits... easily kept kids...More

Thank Dana C
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Took my 4 boys there and they loved it! Hands on activities and lots to do. Some of the stations could use some updates as they seem very worn. Still my kids didn't seem to mind and enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Had been to the Discovery Center 8 years prior to this visit. A lot of the same exhibits are there and seem like they would be great there if updated with newer equipment. It's always a fun place to visit but seemed almost tired and...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Lots of STEM experiences. Great learning tools and fun for kids of all ages. Both of my kids go here often.

Thank Michael F
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HeatherCrosthwait
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Response from mysugarpie | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Scott H | Reviewed this property |
I actually don't know. Typically I get a year-long family membership so I can go whenever I or my daughter want to go. Their website says $8/child/ages 3-15 and adults $12
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Wendy E
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Response from Randy M | Reviewed this property |
They do have a military discount for Active or Retirees.
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