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“Apollo 11 exhibit was very well done!!”

Saint Louis Science Center
Ranked #31 of 281 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 96,000 sq-ft of interactive science-technology exhibits that are part of the Science Center's free general admission. The most recent major permanent exhibit 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: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed this exhibit. Very informative, lots of information about Apollo 11 and NASA.... An amazing bit was that from the time Charles Lindbergh did his record breaking flight across the ocean to Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon was only 40 years!! What an achievement. Artifacts from Apollo 11 are on display and if you are remotely interested in flight and space, take advantage of this as it closes in early September. and of course the remainder of the St. Center is fun and informative... What a gem.

Thank Karen V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our visit here was very short because we squeezed it in between other attractions, but it was still fun. Lots of hands on activities to explore that were good for many ages. Of course there are things you can pay extra for, but considering the fact that the science center itself is free it's really not that bad. And there's plenty to do if you want to keep it completely free.

Thank sidebones
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the best Science Centers or Museums I have ever seen. There is so much for young kids to do, see, and learn about. They have so many different educational locations in the Center to go too. Like the Discovery Room for very little kids. The Planetarium, and Omnimax Theater were my favorites. There is also a wide range of science to go through. From the dinosaurs, to bone structure, to outer space, to everything that is Scientific. Explore over 700-plus exhibits as you and your family will want to stay for a long time to see everything.

Thank David M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of hands on and a large mix of activities. The free admission can be deceiving though, the additional cost activities can add up fast. We spent more here than any other destination on our vacation but we did more here. We saw an IMAX movie and toured the Apollo 11 exhibition that was much more interesting for the adults but had activities for the kids too. Plan to spend some extra money and enjoy the whole day there. There is a snack bar but you'll have to pay for parking each time if you leave and come back. The kids were wide eyed the whole time we were there.

Thank m a
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Visited with my 10 year old nephew who enjoyed the visit so much that he went a second time. Plenty of hands-on exhibits for him. But I also found the visit very interesting.

Thank Ray C Z
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