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Greensboro Science Center

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Address: 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455
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+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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I honestly cannot say enough nice things about this place. What an amazing little spot that is far from little once you get inside. There are interactive areas for both adults and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I honestly cannot say enough nice things about this place. What an amazing little spot that is far from little once you get inside. There are interactive areas for both adults and children. I cannot wait to come back for another visit. Highly recommended!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to take a day and go to the science Museum it was very nice it took about 3 hours to go through. Very large selection of things to see and do. If you have children they will thoroughly enjoy it they have dinosaurs set up and they can trace the dinosaur with a crayon which I thought was very... More 

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Thank Marc A
Roxboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Teens will love Skywild, although the challenge is certainly not restricted to them. All ages will enjoy the aquarium, zoo and beautiful surroundings.

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Thank wilborns2016
Reidsville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've always loved the Science Center, and it's exciting to see it keep growing! The new aquarium expansion is wonderful...plenty of exciting sea life and lots of interactive elements. They were really busy today (Good Friday), but we were still able to see everything that we really wanted to see.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The family had a great time together at the light show. The Science Center have many of shows for Children and Adults to enjoy.

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Thank Shavonne H
Greensboro, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This site has grown through the years and each expansion has added a new dimension to learning and enjoyment for all ages

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Thank DotLF
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the facility was nice and had a lot of things other than the animals, I couldn't get past the way the animals were housed. Barn animals standing in dirty stalls with just a few mats on the floor, very small habitats for animals that need room to run and live. While the animals themselves were amazing to see, it... More 

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Thank Suzi B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming to the GSO Science Center since I was a small child in the 60s. They have a small zoo which is very intimate as you are never that far from the animals. They now have two salt water aquariums, one which is set up for coral. This is an amzaing and very difficult environment to replicate,... More 

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Thank twhitaker54
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for learning and fun. The outdoor animal zoo is awesome. You get an up close and personal experience with the wild. Kids will enjoy being able to pet some of the animals too. A truly great day of fun.

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Thank AJ S
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a friend and her 2 year old son. The center is great, and has the perfect variety of animals and science exhibits. Not too big that we weren't able to get through everything, and also not too long on each exhibit that he lost interest. Would definitely recommend to entertain kids.

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