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Greensboro Science Center

#2 of 70 things to do in Greensboro Features Animals
4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455-1899
+1 336-288-3769
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An AWESOME Place to Go!!!!

An amazing aquarium with Penguins, Otters, Stingrays to touch, etc. Inside museum rooms for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Denise M
Kernersville, North Carolina
Great very fun ecsper

Taken the children multiple times. We all espeacially love the dinosaurs and planetarium. Staff is... read more

Reviewed 2 days 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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  • Average6%
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“petting zoo” (69 reviews)
“small zoo” (38 reviews)
“all ages” (92 reviews)
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4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455-1899
+1 336-288-3769
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Reviewed yesterday

An amazing aquarium with Penguins, Otters, Stingrays to touch, etc. Inside museum rooms for learning. Outside zoo with wide range of animals including lemurs, tiger, red panda, petting zoo and working farm. For extra cost there is a phenomenal SkyWild climbing experience that goes around...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Taken the children multiple times. We all espeacially love the dinosaurs and planetarium. Staff is very friendly the playground play area the nets and activities are very easing to know the kids well-being is definitely in consideration. Also knowing the security for my children is...More

Thank blahblah38
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My son is 2 and loves this place. There are plenty of animals and the aquarium is a lot better than I expected. There are also changing exhibits, educational movies and live demonstrations. We have not done the rope course but I am sure older...More

Thank snef450
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Science Center is perfect for kids of nearly any age and it has enough varied activities and exhibits to keep them interested for as long as you stay. It's also interesting for adults as well, and is always adding something new. I recommend going...More

Thank Jcox7483
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want a great day date place for you and your S.O. This is the place. Yes, it is geared toward a kid-centric crowd but there is plenty more for adults as well. From "holy crap I didn't know that" to "this is freaking...More

Thank GSODave
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family absolutely loved this museum!!! It was beautifully laid out and presented. What a special treat to be able to be at a science center, aquarium and zoo all at the same time.

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to take my children here all the time 20 years ago, and now they're grown with kids I thought let's take the grandchildren here too. A lot has changed that's for sure! They have added some many great attractions and activities it was...More

Thank GSOGambler
Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't been to the science center in many years. Very glad I went, the updates and expansion is so worth the visit. Highly recommend!

Thank LindaE677
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can easily spend a 3-4 hours here. The aquarium is beautiful and the staff is very knowledgeable. Great gift shop with lots of merchandise. Do wish they had more animals outside.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great museum/zoo/aquarium for the whole family. The Sciquarium is a wonderful area within the building that is being expanded to bring in more marine life for people to view. I was one of the privileged first from the Aquarium program at Davidson...More

Thank Sunny S
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How is this place for an almost 3 year old? Trying to decide between here and the zoo.
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.
Hi, how big is the museum? Approximately how long would it take to go around the museum?
22 January 2017|
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Response from Katie A | Reviewed this property |
Inside and out, I'd say at least 2 hours.
How is parking at the museum? I'm following a school bus in my car and want to make sure I don't have to search for parking? Thanks!
6 October 2016|
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Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
Parking is no problem .