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Arizona Science Center

600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2303
+1 602-716-2000
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Located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, Arizona Science Center has been a hub for science and discovery for the community and visitors. The Center features more than 300 hands-on exhibit, live demonstrations, a state-of the art Dorrance Planetarium, a five-story IMAX(R) theater, and newly opened, CREATE at Arizona Science Center - a place where science, design and engineering collide!
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2303
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+1 602-716-2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing! The only problem is you will not have enough time to do everything. It is extremely hands on and very engaging for kids and adults.

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Science Center is a massive concrete structure adjacent or within the Arizona State University (ASU) complex in central Phoenix. It's easy to get to, but there is no free parking. You have find a parking garage which the museum will validate, but it only...More

1  Thank Acastus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to take children of all ages. The first floor is great for the younger children as it is hands on and never boring There is an astronomy auditorium and a movie theater.

Thank ijoy2015
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great place to pop in out of the summer heat. Cool exhibits and an easy way to kill a few hours. Staff in the planetarium were very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank MelsReview101
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I got a Groupon for this to see the center itself as well as the Get Animated! exhibit, which would have normally cost me almost $26. The experience I had, while okay, was just worth the price I paid online to Groupon rather than the...More

2  Thank mentalgopher
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This science center has 4 floors and is spaced out nicely. Definitely more for young children. But I still had fun playing with the games and learning some new things. But I loved the get animated area!

Thank D'Anya D
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took our 25 year old Autistic son to the science center. It was very expensive to get in and to do anything extra was very pricey. Our son had his heart set on the animated exhibit which we paid extra to...More

Thank poobecca
Reviewed 28 August 2017

a great science center that offers lots of hands on exhibits for all ages...they change from time to time so it keeps interesting...i loved having a membership that was 2 more than my family so that the kids could take a friend to explore. you...More

Thank Paula O
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The overall place is well done, but it seems to be aimed at kids more than adults, which makes it lose two points.

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The science center is educational for children as well as adults. Some hands on activities are good and fun.

Thank 741edna2017
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I am not sure about the food, but as no one looks into your bags I guess you can take a sandwich or so with you. There is spec ticket for the planetarium no need to by the general one Have fun!
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No free parking but there is a parking garage adjacent to museum. Bring in your ticket and they will redeem a portion of the cost. I think you only end up paying five dollars versus the hourly rate the garage charges. Hope... More
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