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Marian Koshland Science Museum - CLOSED

525 E Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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I wanted to enjoy this more than I did

This museum needs to have more funds and vision for truly improved and engaging exhibits. It was... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
AprilLovesToTravel
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Andover, Massachusetts
Nice relaxed pace with interesting exhibits

If your looking for a break from the crowded hustle and bustle of the national mall area, this is a... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Don K
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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The Koshland Science Museum invites teens and adults to interact with the issues in a thought-provoking setting. Whether exploring on their own or with friends, visitors have the opportunity to use science to solve problems and engage in stimulating conversations. The Koshland Science Museum is located two blocks from two Metro stations: Gallery Pl-Chinatown and Judiciary Square. Please note that last admission is at 5pm and we do not accept cash.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
15 Oct 2017
“Nice relaxed pace with interesting exhibits”
24 Oct 2017
“I wanted to enjoy this more than I did”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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525 E Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
Downtown / Chinatown
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

This museum needs to have more funds and vision for truly improved and engaging exhibits. It was good on concepts (energy efficiency and light bulb styles, health and aging, tradeoffs for climate mitigation) but very thin on execution. Half a dozen games and puzzles, the...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

If your looking for a break from the crowded hustle and bustle of the national mall area, this is a nice break while still doing something fun and informative.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went today on the free Museum day. My kids had been looking forward to this event for weeks. I paid for 2 hour parking but we were in and out in 25 minutes! The place is tiny.The experiments were outdated, building blocks, screens that...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Two adults and one teen. Very disappointed in this "museum". Had a few interactive video screens, outdated "how much sugar" is in drinks display, and a light bulb display. Credit card only. In and out in about 15 minutes. Not what you'd expect from something...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The interactive was great for teens. The driving simulator was fun. Great for learning more about our global environmental changes.

1  Thank GWYN-ANNE B
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Took my 14 year old daughter. We had some fun, but the place is pretty small and the experiments were pretty rudimentary. The guys working were knowledgeable and nice. There just wasn't that much there. I hope they continue to develop the place but I...More

1  Thank Daniel W
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A small, thought provoking science museum. Adult and 2 students were 11 bucks, which was fair for the content. Puzzles, games and experiments abound. The distracted driving simulator was a hit with the boys.

2  Thank whiskey3pa
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

The staff was very helpful, and the interactive exhibits were great! It seems like it's just getting off the ground, so I can't wait to come back and see it when they've gotten a little more of the attention they definitely deserve.

2  Thank 4meltons
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Electronic-based exhibits, this place was informative and educational. Of particular mention was the staff - they were quite knowledgeable and friendly. One of the exhibits I enjoyed was exploring the science of healthy living from birth to old age. Closed on Tuesdays, this place is...More

3  Thank Adventure Diva
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We visited in free museum day and I'm glad I would have been upset to have paid for this. The interactive rich screens were somewhat confusing and there was not much to this. The best part was for free museum day a FIMA dog was...More

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