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Orlando Science Center

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Address: 777 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803-1291
Phone Number:
+1 407-514-2000
10:00 - 17:00
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Thu - Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

For more than 60 years, Orlando Science Center has been a place that...

For more than 60 years, Orlando Science Center has been a place that inspires curiosity and exploration. Truly one of the great activities for Orlando families, the Science Center encourages learning in a fun way. There's no better place that combines fun and knowledge all under one roof!

For visitors from out of town, Orlando Science Center is a must for your "things to do in Orlando" list. With four floors of exciting exhibits, amazing giant screen and 3-D films as well as engaging live programming, the Science Center is the perfect family destination. We're also the ideal rainy day escape!

Please note, on Fridays and Saturdays through March 27, 2016 Orlando Science Center has extended hours for Star-Studded Evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for Digital Adventure Theater films and the Crosby Observatory (weather-permitting) only. After 5:00 p.m. exhibit halls will be closed.

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Great Place for the Family

We love going to OSC. It is a great place for the entire family. So many things for kids of all ages (young kids too). It is especially nice when it is so hot outside during... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love going to OSC. It is a great place for the entire family. So many things for kids of all ages (young kids too). It is especially nice when it is so hot outside during summer break. The kids love it and we all stay cool.

Thank marleyz
Melbourne, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 4 Of Us Had A Really Good Time. There Was So Much To Do & See On ALL The Floors. We Loved All The Interactive Shows Through Out. the Food Was Ok Priced For What There Was. The Staff Was Great. We Will Go Back

Thank jagcatlady
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the facility!!!!! Kids 6 and 8 did as well. Interactive and educational fun! Various exhibits and demonstrations. We already want to go again!

1 Thank Jennifer R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic science museum with lots of hands-on activities, interactive exhibits and workshops for children. If you're a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch customer, you can receive one free general admission to the Orlando Science Center every first weekend of the month with the Museums On Us program.

Thank mommyscience
Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the yearly pass for my kids because they enjoyed being there so much and it helped keep them occupied.There is so much to do and learn and the yearly pass was the best way to go when my kids were young.

Thank Fair-review4u
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

family revisited on April 1,2017 and the exhibits have been replaces with new ones, a much better visit this time, however i think my kids are too old to appreciate the place.

Thank chicagotravelqueen
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Science Center is lovely and there is a parking garage next door for a little cost. The walkway has a lovely tribute to the Orlando nightclub shooting victims. The center is a bit costly for adults as it is mostly kid oriented. There are some great exhibits and dinosaurs. Plus I got to pet a skunk!!! Lots of experiments... More 

Thank Amy T
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to many children's museums in large cities and this one is my families favorite! We will go back when we travel to Orlando again.

Thank Jennifer B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recommend to who has family and want to travel to Orlando. My son loved this place. It is place to stay all day long with the family, really is very good.

1 Thank Ricardo V
Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our family loves the science center! Always new exhibits, movies & activities for all. It can get crowded but it's to be expected since it's a popular local family spot.

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