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Greensboro Science Center

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Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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A great place for all ages of kids

A comibination if everything.not big but has everything you need. Not too many people. Aquarium is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hamilton, New Jersey
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Something For Everyone

We come here often. My 4 year old loves it and my 21 year old loves it. A zoo, an aquarium and a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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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...more
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4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455-1899
+1 336-288-3769
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A comibination if everything.not big but has everything you need. Not too many people. Aquarium is good enough for kids. I have been to Atlanta aquarium, far less crowded here. The zoo is small not comparable to NC zoo or dc or even philly zoo....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We come here often. My 4 year old loves it and my 21 year old loves it. A zoo, an aquarium and a museum all in one. The cafe needs some work. They move at a glacial pace but we don’t go there for that....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great interactive exhibits for children.lots of animals and new aquatic center with adorable penguins

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kayp50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently moved to the area and visited for the first time, it was excellent especially for the price. Only draw back, was many of the outside animal exhibits are closed in cold weather. Otherwise there was great variety in the exhibits and something for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our daughter here when she was 2 years old. Now that she is four we went back today and she was very engaged in all of the activities provided. She loved the outdoor farm area. It is super cute and kid friendly. All...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the third time visiting, unfortunately the conditions of the animals remain poor. Is there any qualifyied behaviorist on staff? First time visiting 2 years ago, the very first disturbing situation was the cat exhibit on your way in, the stench of cat urine...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took our 3.5 year old grandson on Christmas Eve and had a blast watching him in the different exhibits. This trip he really enjoyed digging for dinosaurs, playing the drums, and driving the submarine. We enjoyed just watching him, as he...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a treasure to behold for Greensboro. Be sure to catch the traveling exhibits when they stop there. The Wiseman SciQuarium center is as good as it gets. Thank you Susan and Eric! Outdoor exhibits are well thought and laid out. Really a great place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DutchClipper
Reviewed 13 December 2018

There is always something new to see. Small enough to be able to get close up to the exhibits. Convenient parking, good value for the money. They are always improving and expanding.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carsonrinc99
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I recently went with a friend and her 11 and 14yr old daughters. They are members and had been a number of times before. While I had been told how much they all liked the Science center, I was still amazed. They have good dinosaur...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Omar M
21 November 2018|
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Response from SouthernBred59 | Reviewed this property |
There is a picnic area outside by the lake. Take a picnic and enjoy!
Omar M
21 November 2018|
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Response from Stingaroo | Reviewed this property |
I would say a few hours....inside museum an hour or two (penguin exhibit, shark etc. kids will want to take their time lol) outside they have animals...kinda like a zoo (depending on weather, if cold animals will not be... More
Geraline H
18 May 2018|
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Response from PaulK921 | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to ask the GSC that question.