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Discovery Center

1937 N Winery Ave, Fresno, CA 93703-2828
+1 559-251-5533
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Great concept but a little jaded, really three and a half not four stars.

We took three young girls here, aged between 4 and 6. They lasted just over an hour when we... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Andrew T
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Sydney, Australia
Great New Facilities With Many New Cool Activities

Although I had reviewed about The Discovery Center before (one of our family's favorite places in... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
IheartZephyr
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Fresno, California
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cactus garden” (4 reviews)
“lots of fun” (2 reviews)
“many years” (2 reviews)
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1937 N Winery Ave, Fresno, CA 93703-2828
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We took three young girls here, aged between 4 and 6. They lasted just over an hour when we expected them to go for at least two. The centre needs some TLC. A shortage of staff is affecting the overall operation. The microscopes could not...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Although I had reviewed about The Discovery Center before (one of our family's favorite places in town) but I definitely have to review one more time to praise the newly renovated Discovery Center for many new, interesting exhibits and activities that were added during March....More

Thank IheartZephyr
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Discovery Center has always been an experience. It continues to offer amazing and interactive learning displays. It is a great place for classroom field trips as well as an interesting place for anyone wanting to learn more about our area and the people and...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This local interactive museum has been a part of Fresno for many years. It has changed through the years but still has a charm for all ages. You can learn so much through the exhibits.

Thank Ikomasan
Reviewed 26 March 2017

great place. I purchased a membership last year and had a great time taking my niece and nephew. Love the gardens! You can pack picnic and enjoy the grounds. They are remodeling and expanding, very excited for what they have in store. They also do...More

Thank melahoni
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I had been to the Discovery Center many, many years ago. It was quite small then. When I was invited to a business mixer there this past week, and saw it from the outside, I was not impressed. Once inside though, I was in awe...More

1  Thank dbrgdmn
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Discovery Center is a hidden treasure in the Fresno community. It is located at 1944 N. Winery near the airport. It has a museum with exhibits inside and cool grounds to explore outside. This makes a great field trip or a fun family excursion....More

Thank Sherri J
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Morning TripAdvisor Friends, Yes, Discovery Center has changed a lot since I was a kid. Surprised me that it managed to stay open, after so many decades in this quiet little area, just West of Fresno Yosemite International Airport. This place was the home of...More

Thank Mark Douglas M
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We have gone to many science centers in bigger cities so when I walked in the front door I wasn't expecting much. However, our kids had a LOT of fun!! It was all very hands on and because they weren't very busy they didn't have...More

Thank JessPem
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

went there with two children and I think we all had as much fun as them! don't think we learned much but definitely had fun. we can touch and play with everything and they even have animals! the garden is amazing! lots of things to...More

Thank laura f
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