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The Lancaster Science Factory

454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
+1 717-509-6363
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Fun Birthday Party

I enjoyed my neice's 6th birthday here. There are a lot of fun activities that just happen to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
Great Place to Take Your Kids

I took my grandchildren there last summer and they had a great time and (I hope) learned some... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Welcome to the Lancaster Science Factory, a hands-on, interactive technology and science center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. We invite you to come explore our exciting exhibits relating to the physical sciences, engineering, technology and mathematics.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“couple of hours” (12 reviews)
“all ages” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
+1 717-509-6363
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my neice's 6th birthday here. There are a lot of fun activities that just happen to involve science. There is something for all ages to enjoy and the adult won't be able to resist playing too. They did a nice job for a...More

1  Thank ItsNotMyFault
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I took my grandchildren there last summer and they had a great time and (I hope) learned some things. Very interesting, but limited parking.

Thank lwmiller1019
Reviewed 13 October 2017

my 10 and 8 year old had fun - cute hands on place to spend a couple hours or a rainy day. we came about an hour to closing time and was fairly empty... very interesting!

Thank saramichela2017
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Nice for the area. It really fun and I would recommend for 12 and under. There were some really cool exhibits.

Thank melinak07
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The place might seem small when you first walked in, but when you get to each station/exhibit and learn or work on them, it can take some time to do. The time spend depends on how interested you are with each station, you can find...More

Thank Yokouno
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Many of the exhibits in this one room venue were broken. Children, especially older ones, were unattended, rude, and pushed in front of the little ones. No interaction from staff like other similar venues. Lots of the activities were duplicated throughout the room. Price was...More

Thank rochelandis
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a great place to go to with the family. So many different activities with things changing all the time. Would look for a discount online 1st. Parking is free and just across the street.

Thank FamilyTime23
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My niece thoroughly enjoyed this adventure. She loves science and couldn't get enough of this place. Our only regret was not getting there earlier. We got there about 4 and they closed at 5.

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 hours and could have stayed longer. Tons of interactive items, everything had all of the pieces ready to go. Bathrooms were clean and the gift shop was neat. Parking was free and close.

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The parking lot is across the street from the factory. The factory is a giant room, with little experiments kids can do. I think this place would be fun for kids 13 and under.

1  Thank 1Jaybee1
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Questions & Answers
10 May 2017|
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Response from Thomas F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Science Factory is completely wheel chair assessable.
11 July 2016|
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Response from Valerie C | Reviewed this property |
I think the 4 year old would probably be entertained, but I'm not sure about the 2 year old. Dutch Wonderland would be a place they'd both like, though. Long's Park has a petting zoo, and most kids seem to like that. The... More