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Powerhouse Science Center

1333 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301-5167
+1 970-259-9234
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Great for kids and adults!

We stopped here during our family road trip through Colorado. Our 3 & 6 year old kids loved this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Monument, Colorado
via mobile
Fun for 10 Minutes

This is a place to go to kill ten minutes... never use this to go up to two hours. There are not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Durango, Colorado
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  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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1333 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301-5167
+1 970-259-9234
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here during our family road trip through Colorado. Our 3 & 6 year old kids loved this place. We have been through the Denver Children's Museum, and I found this center to be superior. The exhibits are packed into a smaller space, but...More

Thank sable35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place to go to kill ten minutes... never use this to go up to two hours. There are not many fun things to keep your attention for a while.

Thank McaelaH
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I don't know who enjoyed it more kids or grandkids. We spent four hours there on a day off from skiing. Will definitely take more our family there.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Our grandkids love to go to Powerhouse. They love the topographical table, climbing to top of Powerhouse, simulator rocket, etc. Kids like to use their imagination.

Thank Marlene F
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This place show everyone that science can be fun. There is a fun climbing corner for people that need to burn some energy. It is packed full of different learning areas from electric, to topography to air pressure. My grand children love this place so...More

Thank colleenmarchand
Reviewed 24 December 2016

My 4.5 year old son LOVED this place! He didnt want to leave. We were in town for the Polar Express, but visited the Science Center. Its very interactive. We had so much fun together with him! Great place. He absolutely loved it. We will...More

1  Thank LLG12345
Reviewed 21 June 2016

My children ages 3, 5, and 8 loved this place. They spent a lot of time building paper rockets and launching them in the pressure tubes. It was a really cool hands on exhibit. If you are a member of another children's or science museum...More

Thank Matt481
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We visited the Powerhouse Center while on vacation in Durango. My son is 8 years old and really enjoyed it. It would be great for younger children, too. Unlike many children's museums, this place is great for older children. Even the adult teachers in our...More

Thank MommyDommy
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We enjoyed our visit to the powerhouse even though we did not have kids with us. The history of the building is well displayed. it was unfortunate that there were many exhibits/activities that were non-functional (dead batteries, blown lightbulbs, computer program non-responsive, etc)

Thank ASMallory
Reviewed 10 April 2016

PERFECT if your children need to play and run off some energy! Plus it is all educational! Look for stuff for adults too!

Thank Amanda K
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