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“LOVE the Sciencenter!!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sciencenter

Sciencenter
Ranked #16 of 59 things to do in Ithaca
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate and empower. The hands-on museum offers visitors of all ages more than 250 exhibits, educational programs, a gift shop, an outdoor science park and a seasonal miniature golf course. Look, touch, listen & discover at the Sciencenter. The Sciencenter is open Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm. Open Mondays in July and August and holiday Mondays. The Sciencenter is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
Poughkeepsie, New York
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“LOVE the Sciencenter!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

We stop in for a visit every time we come to town. The first time was when my 17-year-old was probably 3. There's always something new and interesting and it's great for older kids as well as younger. Great indoor activities but the outdoor playground/learning center is also a lot of fun. So much hands on and activities to inspire. Nice partnership with Cornell University on some exhibits as well. Wish every town had a Sciencenter!!

Visited June 2013
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Ithaca, New York, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic place to bring the kids”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

So much to see and do! Hands-on, brains-on, fun-on place. Great for ages 1.5-10, but ideal for the 3-7 crowd.

Visited April 2014
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1 Thank BookersMama
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Dedham, Massachusetts
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465 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Plenty of cool interactives and very affordable!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

Simple little place from outside....LOTS inside....great for "tweens" and adults as well....Time flew in there with a lot of stuff to see, watch, and do!!

Visited April 2014
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Thank CoachK2525
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Ithaca, New York, United States
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Our grandkids favorite!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

So much to do from toddlers to older kids. Indoor and outdoor activities keep the kids busy for quite awhile!

Visited February 2014
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Thank Carol K
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GRAND ISLAND
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1,016 reviews
384 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 515 helpful votes
“weird science”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

Hate to say this, after a previous favorable notice, but this place has slipped, seriously... many, many exhibits were not working, especially the rube-goldbergish balldrop, always a favorite, and while this can happen, anywhere, staff seemed singularly disinterested in making things write with little interest or knowledge in the procedures... truly, truly disappointing

Visited April 2013
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Thank DOUGANDPOLLY
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Sciencenter, Public Relations Manager at Sciencenter, responded to this review, 20 January 2014
The guest experience is a top priority of the Sciencenter. We welcome feedback on your experience through our comment boxes on-site, to our staff in the museum, and via phone or email. We'd like to learn more about your last visit and your concerns, and would appreciate if you emailed us at info@sciencenter.org.
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