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Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center - CLOSED

1435 Paramount Dr, Huntsville, AL 35806-2638
+1 256-837-0606
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President's Day (non) visit

Was closed. Web site is under maintenance. Is it still operating? Was very disappointed because... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Eh. Not worth the money

Don't get me wrong, the kids loved it, however, it wasn't worth the price of the admission. I was... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2015
via mobile
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Opening its doors to the public in May 1999, the Science Center inspires curiosity and connects science to everyday life through hands-on fun for all ages with a wide variety of hands-on exhibits and experiences. Whether you want to predict the local forecast on a real TV weather station and green screen or take a wild trip through the human body with Grossology, Sci-Quest has something for everyone!
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
17 Feb 2016
“President's Day (non) visit ”
6 Dec 2015
“Eh. Not worth the money”
1435 Paramount Dr, Huntsville, AL 35806-2638
+1 256-837-0606
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Was closed. Web site is under maintenance. Is it still operating? Was very disappointed because all indications were it would be open that day. Was our plan to visit on a rainy day in Huntsville.

Thank beetlebaileyCool
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, the kids loved it, however, it wasn't worth the price of the admission. I was hoping for more and some of the exhibits were broken.

Thank Mommyof2gurlz
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Fair amount of activities for younger children. Building is smaller than previous location so many exhibits did not move to this location. Because of the smaller footprint, the kids will finish the activities and will be ready to move on sooner rather than later.

Thank A1A_Parrothead
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

While it did not look like much from the outside, looks were deceiving. Lots of hands on science fun to include quite a few interactive displays I had not seen at other similar type of science/explore centers. In addition to leaning about electric currents, the...More

Thank Headhunter2001
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

We live in Birmingham, so we're spoiled with the Mcwane Center. However, in the eyes of my 5yr old he said sci-quest was "awesome"! We will definitely go again.

1  Thank L C
Reviewed 15 September 2015

There were lots of hands on things to do. The grandchildren had a fun time. There were 8 in our group. It was cheaper for us to purchase a year membership together than to pay regular admission. Only negative was their small gift shop didn't...More

Thank Pat38863
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Several good STEM learning opportunities with easy entry to the whole experience. Parking was easy as well. Kids from 10 to 25 enjoyed it!

1  Thank Jaldijaldicomet
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Our grandchildren had a great time here. Most of the activities were very interesting. I do think it would a be a little more fun for children if some of the employees actually demonstrated how to do some of the activities rather than just sitting...More

Thank BaldZilla_11
Reviewed 6 August 2015

There appeared to be two supervised day care groups in this facility. Not a problem but unusual. Several basic science experiments were available for the young ones. If you have discount coupons from the Huntsville visitors center it's worth taking the young ones.

Thank IndianaEscapee
Reviewed 5 August 2015

A truly wonderful experience! We had to pull the grandsons away! I even enjoyed several of the experiments!

Thank Tomandterryo
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