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SciTech Hands On Museum, Aurora

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  • I visited the museum with my husband and my three grown up kids, the kids enjoyed the activity Me and my husband were ok with it Nice staff Interesting hands-on experience Some activities are outdated...  more »
  • Science information at it's best. The kids really get involved in the displays. Can interact with many of the experiments going on.They have a gift shop too ! Just a great place to go on a cold day wh...  more »
  • ... if some adult in the group understands most of the science. As another review has already stated, some of the exhibit placards do not offer a lot of detail. The small size, at least compared to th...  more »
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  • My granddaughter had a blast! We were surprised how fast three hours passed! I took my two sons when they were kids, too. They loved it then. Staff was friendly. If an exhibit is not working tell them. More than likely exploring little fingers have explored too far and turned it off! 😀 If you see something is unplugged, plug it in! Scitech is not a glossy, pristine, untouchable museum; it's a nice, comfortable and very touchable, fun place. If your child isn't interested in the explanation for each exhibit, then just let them play and learn. Of course, you cannot bring your coffee in with you! We parked right in front on the street and there is parking on the east side of the building. Have fun! And we'll be back!
  • Purchased a Groupon and took the kids (ages 10 & 13) there over spring break. Free parking lot right next door. Cool building (an old post office). The kids had fun. Definitely a children's museum and my age kids were some of the oldest there.
  • This place is a hidden gem. It is not over the top and cannot be compared to the large Chicago museums. It does have a lot of hands on science activities. The staff are engaging and also very knowledgeable. There are three floors worth of science to explore and during the summer an outside area too. They do a fantastic job setting up special events such as Non Years Eve and the Easter Egg Drop. This is a great days out if your looking for something educational and different for kids!
  • I have brought several generations of my grandchildren here and it is always FUN. The exhibits change but some are the same all the time because they are full of fun and learning. GREAT PLACE FOR ALL AGES!!
  • I loved this place when I was little. Although I only went a couple times, i remember that the exhibits were incredible! They even had a tornado simulator using smoke!

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