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American Science & Surplus

33W361 Roosevelt Rd, Geneva, IL 60185-2613
+1 630-232-2882
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Awesome Store

Staff is super friendly and helpful even with little ones who ask a ton of questions. They have a... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Anna S
via mobile
Great store and great online ordering

I have been a customer of American Science and Surplus for close to a decade now. In their store... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
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The place to go for incredible stuff at unbelievable prices in the Geneva, IL. Here at American Science & Surplus, we are fascinated by discovery and invention and we are dedicated to having fun along the way. We offer an eclectic range of products, many with a science or educational tilt to them, others simply handy or amusing. Value is important, and whenever we can, we carry surplus at prices well below retail. We love closeouts, inventory overruns, mis-manufactures, and items whose time has not come.
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33W361 Roosevelt Rd, Geneva, IL 60185-2613
+1 630-232-2882
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Staff is super friendly and helpful even with little ones who ask a ton of questions. They have a wide variety of items from science, electronics, school supplies and military surplus. A true Gem in Geneva!

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have been a customer of American Science and Surplus for close to a decade now. In their store they are always helpful and knowledgeable. Online its a mix of knowing their stuff and making fun of themselves. The collection of things they have is...More

Thank IantheGreen
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We spent a good hour and a half just browsing around this place. It has everything from science to crafts to stationary to Army surplus to computer parts. We got so many goodies, and my geeky computer science-majoring fiancé is happy as a clam. Amazing...More

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We have been going to this store for many years. Sometimes just a place to bring the kids to look around at the many interesting items. Science supplies, odds and ends, items to use for crafts, little motors, jars, plastic cockroaches, corks, etc. It's worth...More

1  Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Tired of the usual hardware/big box store or looking for certain items at garage sales? Head over to this place for hours of browsing through all kinds of useful, useless irrevelant good stuff. You are bound to find something you need that you can't live...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Fun place.....full of items you never knew you needed. You don't really go there with a shopping list but you leave with lots of fun and cool items. Great for kids too.

Thank stixx2002
Reviewed 21 April 2015

American Science & Surplus has been in the Fox Valley for a long time. They have a wide variety of items that may help with a science fair project, like clamps or wiring or thermometers. They have a lot of other unique items including old...More

Thank strikerslefty
Reviewed 29 October 2014

This place has everything you could ever think you need for any science experiment, hobbies, and more. From electric motors to beakers to rubber rats there is something for everyone here. This is a fun place to just wander around as the selection is just...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 20 February 2013

We stopped here when we were already in the area and had a few hours to kill and were looking for unique places to visit. This place is unique!!! And the staff is very friendly. My husband and I both found it to be a...More

1  Thank Lavaford
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Store has a nice selection of science toys and a lot of industrial (and some military) surplus. They have too many kinds of stuff to name everything, and items come and go, but: The science toys include telescopes, microscopes (plus accessories like eyepieces, filters, etc.),...More

2  Thank mn_daytrip
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