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The Lancaster Science Factory

454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
+1 717-509-6363
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Nice for the area. It really fun and I would recommend for 12 and under. There were some really... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bethesda, Maryland
Great educational place to spend few hours here.

The place might seem small when you first walked in, but when you get to each station/exhibit and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Welcome to the Lancaster Science Factory, a hands-on, interactive technology and science center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. We invite you to come explore our exciting exhibits relating to the physical sciences, engineering, technology and mathematics.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
+1 717-509-6363
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice for the area. It really fun and I would recommend for 12 and under. There were some really cool exhibits.

Thank melinak07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place might seem small when you first walked in, but when you get to each station/exhibit and learn or work on them, it can take some time to do. The time spend depends on how interested you are with each station, you can find...More

Thank Yokouno
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Many of the exhibits in this one room venue were broken. Children, especially older ones, were unattended, rude, and pushed in front of the little ones. No interaction from staff like other similar venues. Lots of the activities were duplicated throughout the room. Price was...More

Thank rochelandis
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a great place to go to with the family. So many different activities with things changing all the time. Would look for a discount online 1st. Parking is free and just across the street.

Thank FamilyTime23
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My niece thoroughly enjoyed this adventure. She loves science and couldn't get enough of this place. Our only regret was not getting there earlier. We got there about 4 and they closed at 5.

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 hours and could have stayed longer. Tons of interactive items, everything had all of the pieces ready to go. Bathrooms were clean and the gift shop was neat. Parking was free and close.

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The parking lot is across the street from the factory. The factory is a giant room, with little experiments kids can do. I think this place would be fun for kids 13 and under.

1  Thank 1Jaybee1
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Many of the reviews that I saw centered around the fact that the center has great summer camps. While I'm sure that's true, I'm here to say that this is a great activity all on its' own. I was extremely impressed with this place. The...More

Thank mrfoxil
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Located on Route 23,just inside Lancaster City, easy to find from Route 30. We have visited numerous times and my daughter has attended science camps. You could spend all afternoon here. Several inexpensive eateries within walking distance.

Thank Judith C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My daughter has attended a few camps there, and a business group I'm in hosted a networking mixer there after hours. The team at the Factory handled both scenarios expertly. The exhibits are fun even for adults to play with!

Thank Ed K
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11 May 2017|
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Response from Thomas F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Science Factory is completely wheel chair assessable.
12 July 2016|
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Response from Valerie C | Reviewed this property |
I think the 4 year old would probably be entertained, but I'm not sure about the 2 year old. Dutch Wonderland would be a place they'd both like, though. Long's Park has a petting zoo, and most kids seem to like that. The... More