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Sci-Port Discovery Center

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Address: 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport, LA 71101-3667
Phone Number:
+1 318-424-3466
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00:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Tue 00:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sat 09:00 - 05:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Sci-Port Discover Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment...

Sci-Port Discover Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center made up of Louisiana’s Space and Science Center, Power of Play Children’s Museum (POP) and Louisiana’s only IMAX® Dome Theater. Louisiana’s Space and Science Center includes over 200 hands-on exhibits, interactive programs and demonstrations and the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. POP is a kid-sized Shreveport-Bossier where kids ages 8 and under can learn through the power of play. The IMAX® Dome Theater immerses guests in award-winning films through state-of-the-art technology. Center accolades include Best Science Attraction for Kids in Louisiana, Attraction of the Year in Louisiana, and one of Parents magazine top ten science centers in the nation. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Association of Children’s Museums and the LA Space Consortium. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront.

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Enjoy spending time at the Sci-port Discovery Center. Educational and interactive displays for all ages. Worth the price of admission it's very easy to spend a couple of hours... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
RickAElina
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Pottsboro, Texas
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Pottsboro, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoy spending time at the Sci-port Discovery Center. Educational and interactive displays for all ages. Worth the price of admission it's very easy to spend a couple of hours here, or all day. Great location in downtown Shreveport overlooking the Red River.

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Minden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Many activities for all ages to enjoy. Would recommend it for a rainy day activity to let the kids burn energy.

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids that enjoy hands on learning love this place. Special themes are scheduled throughout the year. Check IMAX movies as well. With domed theatre it has a different effect that flat screen theatres.

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Thank SYARBROUGH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon with my children. Parking is convenient and easy. The IMAX dome theater is the highlight here. I would estimate 30% or more of exhibits were out of order. Old and worn with the exception of POP, which had non-functioning areas also. The men's restroom downstairs had a few out of order signs too. And so... More 

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Kilgore, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter, who is 4, and I visited on MLK Jr Day. I was excited to visit the new POP children's museum, sort of a museum in a museum concept. You have to pay an additional fee to go into it, or you can pay to only go to it or only to the rest of Sci-Port. Much of it... More 

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Thank BigHilda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were members for years and it evolves periodically to change the exhibits. My daughter is old enough to perhaps do volunteer work now because she has done just about EVERY camp they offer. We also used the equipment for a science project!

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Keithville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a great place to take your kids. Not overly priced for the entertainment that you receive. We even bought the family annual package and was worth every dime.

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Highland, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Took the kids here for a few hours. It is well worth the trip! The kids have TONS to do and learn. Interactive and the staff are extremely friendly. Getting a membership if you live in the area is well worth it. There is a new part open for children 8 and under that has a separate fee but it... More 

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Houston
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The place is small and many of the displays are worn down. A major update is needed. The location is good with convenient parking and right by the riverside.

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Weatherford, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Our 4-year-old had an AWESOME time running ALL OVER this place!! You can see evidence of that in the photos! And, there were so many sweet and kind employees and volunteers. In the restrooms, there are tiny toilets like in elementary school 😉. There were quite a few non-working exhibits. Also, a variety of dead/dying plants... I think all of... More 

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