The Scientific Center, Kuwait City

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Explore marine life and ponder of future of the environment at The Scientific Center, a center for ecological education in the Gulf. The facility has an IMAX theater and an enormous aquarium where 100 different species reside in 1.5 million liters (396,258 gallons) of space. Huge sharks and rays, giant spider crabs, mudskippers, and spotted sweetlips rank among the top exhibits. Explore the lives of humpback whales from their point of view in 3D adventure film, or go into space at the international space station. A large interactive learning center has an area in which children can make their own sand castles and learn about preservation of wildlife. Tour guides, a restaurant, and a cafe make this place more convenient to navigate. Add The Scientific Center and other attractions to your Kuwait City trip itinerary using our Kuwait City day trip website .
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  • The place is so nice and relaxing. You can have a walk with family and friends there. So when you visit Kuwait, spend time to go there because there are also sime restaurants around.  more »
  • There are 3 major things here: the Imax, a kid's discovery zone and the aquarium. I visited only the aquarium bit found it quite enjoyable. It's actually a bit more than an aquarium since it had a num...  more »
  • The scientific center is quite nice to spend like 30min with kids, the place is not that big so don’t plan to spend the whole day there.  more »
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  • I guess it's time to renew the place, it was a hit until 2015. The aquarium lacks health standards, dirty glass and smelly.. the activities in the discovery area are not very attractive.. I loved that it's a quite place and that their staff are young and passionate to work there.. but it needs some changes to attract more costumers! Try to add some new fishes, change the feeding timing.. add some exotic experiences with the sharks..
  • Best aquarium among other countries. Find plenty of sea fossils and creatures, especially the shark, kids enjoy the play area and don't miss the Imax movies..must visit place for Kuwait.
  • Nice place for walks with the sea view. The Aquarium is their biggest attraction where children can see many different species of fish, live shows feeding the sharks, penguins, etc. However, the place hasn't changed much in the past 10 years. IMAX movies also available and science lab for children to experiment with. They have popcorn, ice cream and coffee shops, burger king and pizza hut available for foodies.
  • Worth going at least once. Can't comment on the children's area, but the adult exhibits were neat. Lots of interesting information and cool animals from the region. The iMax theater is nice, but not very popular. Good deal for combo tickets.
  • It is my second time to visit the Scientific Center in Kuwait, it is a must see for visitors to Kuwait and especially Kids & youths. It is the only place of its kind in the whole region i guess. The kids learning zone is awesome to explore and discover as well as Aquarium it is fantastic. Not to mention the Dhow Harbor it is just amazing.
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