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Impression 5 Science Center

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Address: 200 Museum Dr, Lansing, MI 48933-1914
Phone Number: +1 517-485-8116
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

Interactive museum engages all five senses in the exploration,...

Interactive museum engages all five senses in the exploration, understanding and appreciation of the wonders of physical science.

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The grandkids loved it!

We went two times during our week in the Lansing area. They have a Hot Wheels exhibit put on by the Children's Museum of Indianapolis and Mattel and are there until January 6th... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
key west, fl
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key west, fl
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went two times during our week in the Lansing area. They have a Hot Wheels exhibit put on by the Children's Museum of Indianapolis and Mattel and are there until January 6th. Our 5 year old and 18 month old grandkids loved it. There is too many exhibits to tell you about so go their web site impression5.org It... More 

Thank collye
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited on a quiet Wednesday afternoon. There were people for all ages enjoying the many exhibits and play spaces from babes in arms to senior citizens with wheelchairs and walkers. There is a dedicated space for infants and pre-school children. The senior citizens seemed to enjoy trying out the Throwing Things area. I'm looking forward to seeing the new... More 

Thank Cindy K
Ortonville, Michigan
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205 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Brought our grandson here and he loved the airplane flying section, the catapults, bubble blowing and the car racing. Great place for him to grow into.

Thank Sue S
Lansing, Michigan
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Do you want to learn about science? Do you like hands on learning. If your answer to these questions is "Yes", then a visit to Impression 5 is in order. Inside a repurposed factory/warehouse are exhibits and activities aimed at both providing answers and provoking more questions. Although seemingly geared toward those in middle school and younger, older teens and... More 

Thank spritenut
Lansing, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I took my grandkids this summer and they had a blast. They loved playing grocery store, doing the bubble experiment and making slimp.

Thank 545vicky30
Eaton Rapids, Michigan, United States
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We love to visit Impression 5 as a family, or when friends or family visit. There are lots of interactive exhibits for all ages, and something new each time we go.

Thank Anne C
Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My kids and I love visiting this hands on museum. The First Impressions Room for children from birth to 4yrs old is great for the kids to interact with others and play without worry. The bubble area and light exhibits are also a favorite of my 3yr old daughter. We have even taken advantage of some of the 2-4yr old... More 

Thank warnersm7
Lansing, Michigan
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35 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you have small children or even as an adult you can always learn something from Impression 5. While it isn't super large, the amount of activities is astounding. I highly recommend the bubble room- for any age!

Thank book2006
South Portland, Maine
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We love coming here to much that we bought a family membership. We have a one-year-old girl and we come all the time. They have a special room for kids that young, and we come at least once a week. We love that Lansing has such a great kids' museum, and people come from the rest of the state to... More 

Thank DrKMR
Okemos, Michigan
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62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Our 2nd time attending a birthday party there. It is perfect for younger kids. They have also been doing lots of updates, which turned out really nice. Great place for younger kids to learn and have fun. Perfect for a rainy day activity.

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