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Orlando Science Center

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Address: 777 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803-1291
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+1 407-514-2000
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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For more than 60 years, Orlando Science Center has been a place that...

For more than 60 years, Orlando Science Center has been a place that inspires curiosity and exploration. Truly one of the great activities for Orlando families, the Science Center encourages learning in a fun way. There's no better place that combines fun and knowledge all under one roof!

For visitors from out of town, Orlando Science Center is a must for your "things to do in Orlando" list. With four floors of exciting exhibits, amazing giant screen and 3-D films as well as engaging live programming, the Science Center is the perfect family destination. We're also the ideal rainy day escape!

Please note, on Fridays and Saturdays through March 27, 2016 Orlando Science Center has extended hours for Star-Studded Evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for Digital Adventure Theater films and the Crosby Observatory (weather-permitting) only. After 5:00 p.m. exhibit halls will be closed.

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A must see for families with children

Are children ages 3 and 6 loved our day at the Science Center. You can spend over six hours exploring the many levels and attending the various shows and movies offered. Will... read more

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Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Are children ages 3 and 6 loved our day at the Science Center. You can spend over six hours exploring the many levels and attending the various shows and movies offered. Will definitely be back again.

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Cambridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we popped over to this and the art gallery after visiting Leu Gardens. It is definitely an interesting place and families were enjoying learning stuff together which is always nice to see. I would recommend. Leave enough time to see exhibits we were rushed at the end of the day

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Malabar, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tons of things to explore and experience. My 4, 6, and 9 year old were all engaged and can't wait to come back again!

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Liberty, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The IMAX theater offered four different shows. You could have spent your whole visit their. We saw just two. It is very cool in the theater. The exhibits were very well presented. We would have enjoyed having our grandchildren with us.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my husband on Saturday and it was a great way to spend the afternoon. We watched a few of the movies including 3D movies which I generally can't watch because it makes me dizzy. But the quality of the 3D was so well done I could watch the whole thing. We watched Tiny Giants and Extreme Weather (these were... More 

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Grand Cayman
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we go on holiday we like to try and spend at least one day at somewhere a bit more educationally constructive for our 10 year old. For our trip to Orlando it was the Orlando Science Center. Overall, I don't like to write a harsh review for an educational attraction, but overall didn't feel it compared well to comparable... More 

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St. Petersburg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It has areas for children of different ages to study different science topics. There are 4 levels. First one has the animals. Second has the toddlers (kidstownn), kinetic area and a theater. Third level has engineer area and four level has the weather and dinosaur exhibitions. It wasn't crowded this time of the year but there were schools with a... More 

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Avon by the Sea, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to do for a 7 and 9 year old. Very hands on displays, educational without being "stuffy" about it. Our grandchildren loved it-almost as much as they loved Legoland and Magic Kingdom. It took about 3 hours for them to see almost everything; easy to park, reasonable price, nice break from the theme parks.

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Davenport, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Orlando Science Center is a great place to spend a few hours. I just wish there was a little bit more to see. Obviously, many exhibits are geared towards kids, but they also regularly host adults only events. All in all, better than most science centers; it would just be nice to see a little more updated offerings and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there to experience the Cinedome since there's few in Florida and it was AMAZING. They dont typically show the latest movies i think just one blockbuster movie a month, but just to experience the magic of the Cinedome was pretty cool. Its like no other. I did see two short educational films one about our beautiful nations natural parks... More 

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