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Danville Science Center

677 Craghead St, Danville, VA 24541-1503
+1 434-791-5160
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Excellent Multi Generational Museum

The title, Excellent Multi Generational Museum sums up my first thoughts when giving this review... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brett J
Danville, Virginia
via mobile
So much fun!

We took our son here! He absolutely loved it and we can't wait to go back with both of our kids. He... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Danville, Virginia
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We Make Science FUN. The Danville Science Center delights all ages with its hands-on exhibits and special programs that make science fun for everyone. During butterfly season (April-October), don't miss the beauty of the Butterfly Station and Garden - one of only a few butterfly greenhouses in Virginia.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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677 Craghead St, Danville, VA 24541-1503
+1 434-791-5160
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title, Excellent Multi Generational Museum sums up my first thoughts when giving this review. There's something for every age group. It is a bright, fun, educational place to spend a morning with family.

Thank Brett J
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We took our son here! He absolutely loved it and we can't wait to go back with both of our kids. He really enjoyed looking at everything and all the hands on activities as well.

Thank shelbylanier92
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Went here with my better half's family for an afternoon. The museum is actually in a couple of buildings including the train station. There is a butterfly garden, a railroad caboose, several hands on exhibits for the kids and a domed planetarium show. Good family...More

Thank Jjmat49022
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Every time I am in Danville I take my daughter here. It had a wide variety of things to see and other interactive options to stimulate young minds (and older ones alike).

Thank TNorla
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a really nice museum for a town this size. It is part of the Science Museum in Richmond. There are some great hands-on exhibits. It is next to the train station so that is fun. There are stuffed animals which could be off...More

Thank denise r
Reviewed 23 August 2016

this is in a really nice area of Danville that is being restored and looks great. There are quite a few things of interest in this small museum and especially for kids. they have activities throughout the year and it is a lot of fun.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Such a great place to take the kids. Very affordable, too - making it easy for any family to enjoy with the children during the summer. The only downside I could see is that it's small w/ limited entertainment, but is a very nice place...More

Thank Victoria F
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A friend and I met up at the Science Center on an early morning. We took our chidren--ages 12, 8, and 7--and they all were fascinated by the variety of activities. We spent the day meandering leisurely through the exhibits in the multiple buildings of...More

1  Thank Destination_Fun
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The visit was to accompany another person. Found that the cost was reasonable. Though disappointed would have to pay additional $ for another section. Annoying and most likely few people want to spend nore.

Thank oldnacl416
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a first class science center. Professionally made exhibits. Our 10 year old charge loved it... and has been here many times before. Very engaging. Extraordinarily friendly staff. We also saw two moves in the theater...very nice.

1  Thank Daytonabeachguy
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