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Greensboro Science Center

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Address: 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455
Phone Number:
+1 336-288-3769
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Experience the wonders of an aquarium, zoo, science museum, and 3D theater...

Experience the wonders of an aquarium, zoo, science museum, and 3D theater all in one attraction! See sharks, penguins, otters, stingrays, a fishing cat and other amazing animals from around the world in the NEW Carolina SciQuarium. Get eye-to-eye with tigers, meerkats, monkeys, crocodiles and other unique animals in Animal Discovery Zoo. Roam through Dinosaur Gallery, take a journey through the human body, experience extreme weather, and have fun in Kid's Alley in the Museum. Watch amazing 3-D shows that pop out of the screen in the OmniSphere Theater.

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We planned a trip to see the new science center it was a blast!! awesome..would advise many families to stop in and see all the new exhibits.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We planned a trip to see the new science center it was a blast!! awesome..would advise many families to stop in and see all the new exhibits.

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Kunming, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed that science center and spent several hours with my grandson and daughter. The penguin feed and shark feed was fun and also we enjoyed the dinosaur exhibit and petting the rays.

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Marianna, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little science center has it all! Has a zoo, an aquarium, 3 d movies and interactive displays. Saw animals I havent seen at bigger zoos and could sit the aquarium for hours and watch the fish! Loved the 3d movie about butterflies in the omnisphere. Became a member after my first trip. Awesome place!

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, this place has a little bit of everything. We pretty much rushed through the inside so we could see the outside animals and we only went through half of that. I think we could definitely spend a whole day at this place. The children and adults enjoyed the experience very much. I highly recommend visiting. It is worth every... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time at Greensboro Science Center yesterday. Our son had a lot of fun too. The ticket costs 12.50 for adults and 11.50 for kids over 2. The centre is open year round, except on Thanksgiving and Christmas and during their annual gala. The center is setup in 3 distinct sections, aquarium, museum and the zoo. There... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Dec 30th morning we decided to go Greensboro from Cary,NC. Since my kid recently saw Finding Dory movie and he wanted to go aquarium. So we decided to go Greensboro aquarium (that how i searched in google) and we end up with Science Center. Weather was good the 1.5 hour drive is pretty decent. We reached around 12.15pm. It... More 

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Thank vinodh4u
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is very hands on. Kids and adults alike can choose different areas of science to explore. There are guides in each area to ask questions to make you think about the different sciences.

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Manchvegas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a few hours strolling through this wonderful science center and aquarium. The zoo had only 2 or 3 animals out due to the cold weather, but we enjoyed the small aquarium and then went to see the snakes and lizards. This is a perfect place for families as there were many there and the kids... More 

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Thank Jazzie D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite part is the small zoo, its a very nice attraction in the triad without walking a few miles to see a zoo. Indoor exhibits are neat, but more for children. Aquarium is nice but i wouldn't go just to see it, it has a small collection.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First my comments on value as I've seen several negative reviews on that. I thought it was a good value. Given a movie that last 1.5 hours can be $12, asking $12.50 for admissions seems totally reasonable for 2-3 hours of entertainment. I don't have kids but I did enjoy the whole science center and really liked that they merged... More 

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