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Discovery Science Place

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Great for younger kids

This place is a great place for younger kids and teaches them several different things. Needs a few... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Amy T
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Tyler, Texas
Fun but hazardous to our health

We have always had a blast here, and it's way more fun than I expected. But we don't go anymore... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Pinto1982
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Tyler, Texas
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There is so much to see and experience at the Discovery Science Place. It's a good idea to prepare so that you don't miss any of the action. We have a variety of programs, exhibits, and events that are sure to entertain and educate the whole family...more
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308 N Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75702-5711
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My son went twice for different events - one a cousin's birthday party and one a school field trip - when he was younger. He had a blast both times. It's a lot of fun for kids, but as a parent with anxiety issues, it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This place is a great place for younger kids and teaches them several different things. Needs a few upgrades or more entertainment

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amy T
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank-you for you review!

Reviewed 24 September 2018

We have always had a blast here, and it's way more fun than I expected. But we don't go anymore, because, out of the 5 times we went, at least one of my kids always woke up sick the next morning. :( Maybe we have...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Pinto1982
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

I'm sorry to hear your children felt poorly. Rest assured that cleanliness is vitally important to us. We clean constantly throughout the day using sanitizing wipes, glass cleaner, and anti-bacterial spray. If you ever see a cleaning issue that needs out attention, please let staff...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Lots of fun interactive exhibits. From space to sea to animals, physics etc. There are fun things to do for young elementary to pre-teen children here.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thanks for your review. We hope to have your family visit again soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to take young kids just not much for teens. They do change exhibits often so it’s worh checking out

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Whether you need something else for relatives to do or not this is a good place to look into. It is designed for children but there is plenty to do for adults as well. Compared to a couple of other similar setups this one rates...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Had a blast. Couldnt get the 5 year old to leave. Good for the whole family. Definitely want to make it back again when we are back in town.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank heatherd480
Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank-you for your review. We're glad to hear your family enjoyed their visit!

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Went here with my family and my brothers family. My son, who is 10, thought the place was mostly for littler kids, maybe 3-8 years old. My nephews love the place, they are 6 and 7 years old The staff is good, the place is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank-you for your feedback. We do value and appreciate it as it helps us form future plans and decisions. We're sorry you did not enjoy the dinosaur traveling exhibit. We've done all we can to make sure on our website, FB page, and via a...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Discovery Science place is the place to take your kids for great fun and adventure. Me and my family had a great time.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

We are so glad to hear your family enjoyed their visit, and we hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

My family has been going here since my youngest could walk. That’s almost two decades now. They do a nice job changing out stations and keeping it current. Fun, interactive stations throughout. Kids and adults love it. The special dinosaur visit they had this week...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Chris R, Executive Director at Discovery Science Place, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank-you so much for your review. It's great to hear from families who have been with us for much of our first 25 years!

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We have a small area dedicated to toddlers, and there are other areas they may enjoy as well, but the majority of the Discovery Science Place is geared towards elementary-aged students and their families. We have a small... More
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Our regular tickets prices are as follows: $8.00 for adults (Ages: 13 and up) $6.00 for children (Ages: 2 – 12) $6.00 per person for senior (65 and up) $5.00 per person for active military (Must Provide ID... More
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