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Greensboro Science Center

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4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455-1899
+1 336-288-3769
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Just gets better

I've been visiting since the early 70s and it just keeps getting better. Now I take my daughter... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Durango, Colorado
Exciting and lots of fun!

I got to touch a penguin and stroke a stingray fish. I saw snakes and many other creatures. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Experience the wonders of an aquarium, zoo, science museum, and 3D theater all in one attraction! See sharks, penguins, otters, stingrays, a fishing cat and other amazing animals from around the world in the NEW Carolina SciQuarium. Get eye-to-eye with tigers, meerkats, monkeys, crocodiles and other unique animals in Animal Discovery Zoo. Roam through Dinosaur Gallery, take a journey through the human body, experience extreme weather, and have fun in Kid's Alley in the Museum. Watch amazing 3-D shows that pop out of the screen in the OmniSphere Theater.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“petting zoo” (75 reviews)
“small zoo” (43 reviews)
“all ages” (102 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455-1899
+1 336-288-3769
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been visiting since the early 70s and it just keeps getting better. Now I take my daughter every time we are in GSO

Thank Ozma33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got to touch a penguin and stroke a stingray fish. I saw snakes and many other creatures. The farm animal area was cute. It is colorful here. We took lots of video and pictures! Great for all ages.

Thank carlamarierupp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location. Family oriented . Zoo is nice. The aquarium is awesome. Nice large realistic movie theater.

1  Thank Tking82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always take my granddaughters here. They love the animals outside and especially love the sheep you can brush. They have been coming here for years and always want to go back. Would suggest bringing your own food. They have a room you can eat...More

Thank lornalynn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful and intriguing displays. I mostly loved the penguins and the artic exhibits. The hands-on exhibits were much fun.

Thank EdieLutz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NO vending machines worked and ate about $4 in change. I told the attendant who, said " I know, but you have to call the vendor on the side for a refund". Irritating but acceptable, BUT...if you KNOW, why not put an Out of Service...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend that if you or your family love science to go here nice for family outing.... Me and my kids loved it

Thank Missmia1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So educational and so much fun for the kids!! We go every year for the school field trip & the kids are always excited to return!!!!

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the Science Center. There were things for us all to enjoy. It was easy walking for parents and grandparents. It was too hot to go outside and enjoy, must do it again when there is nicer weather. The science center lets the...More

Thank jhiatt0405
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The GSC is a terrific day outing for singles or families. Great indoor and outdoor exhibits and lots of neat animals. A petting zoo for the kids too. A small, close to the animals zoo. Traveling exhibitions. The GSC had the traveling Titanic exhibition a...More

Thank DSomers12
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8 March 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
The science center is a great hands on for the little ones. All my grandkids have loved it there. The zoo is fantastic for older ones as there is a lot of walking. Less hands on but more of an educational value.
22 January 2017|
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Response from Katie A | Reviewed this property |
Inside and out, I'd say at least 2 hours.
6 October 2016|
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Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
Parking is no problem .