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Greensboro Science Center

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Address: 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455
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+1 336-288-3769
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Experience the wonders of an aquarium, zoo, science museum, and 3D theater...

Experience the wonders of an aquarium, zoo, science museum, and 3D theater all in one attraction! See sharks, penguins, otters, stingrays, a fishing cat and other amazing animals from around the world in the NEW Carolina SciQuarium. Get eye-to-eye with tigers, meerkats, monkeys, crocodiles and other unique animals in Animal Discovery Zoo. Roam through Dinosaur Gallery, take a journey through the human body, experience extreme weather, and have fun in Kid's Alley in the Museum. Watch amazing 3-D shows that pop out of the screen in the OmniSphere Theater.

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Unexpected Good Time - Hodge Podge of Information

Went to the Science Life Center cold turkey and skeptical... I was completely ignorant of what was there. I was invited on a date and thought, "Why would I as an adult enjoy this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jamie K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Science Life Center cold turkey and skeptical... I was completely ignorant of what was there. I was invited on a date and thought, "Why would I as an adult enjoy this place?" However, I was quite surprised and had a great time! There is a focus on aquatic life, human life, and mammal life. Further, there are... More 

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Thank Jamie K
Panama City Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove all the way from Apex NC with our son, daughter in law and grandkids. Its a really cool place. They have indoor exhibits, including a nice larger aquarium with sharks. They also have an outdoor zoo with a wide variety of animals in very well designed exhibits. We got there about lunch time and were pleased to find... More 

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Thank Steve D
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fabulous venue for teenager birthday party! The weather was great and staff is very helpful. My son had a memorable time celebrating with his friends. It was also great for our 3 year old to see the animals and watch big brother& friends from below. I highly recommend.

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Thank Mchans
Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Greensboro Science Center offers a complete day or weekend of activities for all ages! We took our teens and young 20's to tour the Science Center, Zoo and Zip line for the day! The Zip line adventure takes you through a prep class then practice and THEN you are soaring from tree to tree. Obstacle course is above pedestrian... More 

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Thank Shelby P
Greensboro, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We haven't been to the Science Center since the aquarium opened. It's small, but well maintained. Some of the outside enclosures have animals clearly in distress (pacing). Farm animal petting zoo is nice for kids/students. We enjoyed the walk on a nice sunny spring day. Sad one of the tigers died. Pretty peacocks!

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Thank TheGilmoreGirlz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From our grandson age 4 to our adult kids ages 19 to 27, and my spouse & I, we had a great time. Some of us even did Sky Wild which was fantastic!

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Thank Paul W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time even with no kids in tow. Definitely go down stairs to the exhibit. The zoo part is great without having the do a full day at the zoo.

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Thank Jo E
Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great family visit great for rainy day . Easy to find. Robotic classes for 7-12 years old and other class room . $13.50 for adults and child $12.50 part of ASTC museum passes. They have animal feedings which my son enjoy very much , be sure to check the schedule . Clean and friendly stuff. They have kids wagon for... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been a while since I went to Greensboro Science Center. This is truly an outstanding place for children to learn and enhance their knowledge. I was amazed by the new aquarium. It even had place for children to touch sea creatures. Then we moved on and saw dinosaur presentation. There was also a room about human body and... More 

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Thank KumarL1960
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must do in Greensboro! Even adults can really enjoy the exhibits. We went during the Bodies Revealed, which was excellent. Plenty of animals and a ropes course.

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