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SciTech Hands On Museum, Aurora

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  • Three floors of Science/Tech activities for kids didn't disappoint (ages 5 & 8). We spent most of our time in the Lego and large block sections, but we did explore all the exhibits. We spent about 2 h...  more »
  • Of course, it can't compare to the Chicago Science Museum. That being said, it's local, and the kids had a great time. We got an annual membership, and went several times over the course of the year, ...  more »
  • SciTech is on the site of the old Aurora Post Office turned Hands On Science Museum. Something for everyone on the three story interactive exhibit floor!  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!