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Gateway to Science

Open Now: 12:00 - 19:00
Open today: 12:00 - 19:00
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Fun for all ages

Gateway to Science is a great place to visit with all ages. There are many exhibits to Check out... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Bismarck, North Dakota
via mobile
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Helping people to experience scientific phenomena, it wants to be the Exploratorium. A new museum... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Jane C
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29 Jul 2018
“Fun for all ages”
21 Mar 2018
“Support this museum”
Gateway to Science is North Dakota's hands-on science center. With exhibits to touch and discover, Gateway to Science is an educational, hands-on, entertaining experience for visitors of all ages. Admission: $8.00 Adults, $5.00 Children (4-17...more
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1810 Schafer St Ste 1, Bismarck, ND 58501-1218
+1 701-258-1975
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 May 2012

This is a good half day event for families. We enjoyed taking grandma and grandpa to the building to spend time with the kids. it is really 4+. Our 2 year old didn't have too much fun as it was more thinking involved than he...More

4  Thank Jordan N
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 July 2012

We were there for about an hour. I think the kids enjoy seeing some of the exhibits. But, it's so limited that seeing it once is good enough for me. I wasn't impressed with the amount of displays and hands on displays. It's an okay...More

3  Thank SucessfulDR
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Found this place on here , looking for something to keep kids occupied for a few hours. Took 6, 9, 10 year olds, they enjoyed it. They were done in about 1.5hours. Exhibits were fun and put together nicely. Staff was friendly. Pricing for kids...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Gateway to Science is a great place to visit with all ages. There are many exhibits to Check out which are all hands on! Fun place to explore and learn all about STEM! This is a great place to go if you are looking to...More

Thank JennVC
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to kill some time and do something fun while driving from Minnesota to Yellowstone. Our family has four children ranging from ages 2 through 11, and everyone had a great time and walked away learning something new. Well the atmosphere was fairly...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Helping people to experience scientific phenomena, it wants to be the Exploratorium. A new museum building is planned. Please support this museum.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Leads the way in energy education in the United States. Only college selected by the US Department of Energy oas the center of energy excellence education in the United States.

Thank lsgurke
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had to kill some time in Bismarck and were fortunate enough to come across this attraction. The exhibits are well crafted and cover multiple aspects of science from simple machines, visual effects/optics, communication, electricity, and even some great brain teasers. My daughters are going...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Took my 8-year old daughter who likes hands on activities. She really liked it. There were some activities she spent a long time on, some she checked out and passed by but she did everything. We were there for 4 hours. There are just a...More

2  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 2 March 2017

great place for kids to have some fun and have hands on learning experiences. good shopping and food near by.

Thank roamawaywithus
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My son's class went during a class trip. All the students seemed to enjoy the displays and we as adults did too. They really try to make science fun and interesting for the kids. I would recommend it for other classes to go. Good for...More

Thank Roanne T
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We've been to Gateway to Science 3 times over the past few years and we enjoy it every time. The people there know what they are talking about and make the visit interesting.

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