Greensboro Science Center, Greensboro

4.6
Greensboro Science Center features a zoo, a museum with interactive exhibits, and an inland aquarium. You'll have the chance to see tigers, crocodiles, monkeys, and a screaming hairy armadillo, among other animals. Pet sheep, goats, small mammals, and reptiles. Look for a roaring 11 m (36 ft) Tyrannosaurus Rex model in the museum or walk through a giant interactive human body. In the aquarium, you can sign up for a behind-the-scenes tour and learn about different species of aquatic animals. You'll observe animals such as sharks, eels, penguins, and turtles up close. Leave time to check out the 3-D dome theater. A visit to Greensboro Science Center represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Greensboro holiday maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Love this good size museum for four years old .. we have been coming here since she was 1 year old, not too big so their little feet won’t get too tire, has zoo, aquarium,science .. all in a perfect s...  more »
  • Highly recommend the season pass. That way you can go for an hour or so and not feel obligated to stay for several hours which will be too long for young children.  more »
  • My family goes to the Science Center frequently. The exhibits and hands on user friendly displays entertain while teaching. I would recommend the Science Center to any family especially with children.  more »
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  • This place is wonderful for kids and adults alike. I would recommend bringing your own snacks, or taking a break and going to eat elsewhere. The small food area they have is always crowded and it’s just quick snack foods. It’s much easier to get a stamp and drive down the road and eat at a nice restaurant and return. We go every year and we typically visit Moe’s Southwest grill. Our daughter loves the petting area. And she’s very fond of dinosaurs. The new dinosaur exhibit they just opened its amazing! If you’re on the fence give this place a try. Your kids will have a great time!
  • This is a well-rounded science museum that is easily encountered in half-day casually. My opinion is that the Aquarium is the highlight of the place - with many exhibits, some just added that include the largest variety of species I've seen in one place. The tanks seem larger than life and the Sea life too! All clean, fresh, real Coral and Anemone and all the critters come near to the visitors. There are also outdoor activities to keep the young and tween busy. Best if you view the website rather than me ramble. It is something special to get a grown up to keep going "Wow"!
  • Everything about the Science Center was amazing. When we first showed up to get our membership passes and tickets for our friends everyone was friendly and super helpful. The best part of our day however would have to have been the Inside Tracks: Aquarium Adventure. Our tour guide was Katie and she made the entire hour and a half tour fascinating and entertaining. I would highly recommend doing this if you are coming here, as it's well worth the price!
  • This was a great afternoon. We felt the price wasn't too expensive and there was lots to do. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because most of the zoo animals were not out due to the cold. That is no fault of the center, but I wish they had staff out telling people, that way we didn't waste time looking. Otherwise we had a great time here. I think it's a good activity for all ages.
  • Both the aquarium and the zoo are simply stunning. The staff is extremely friendly and extremely welcoming. But what really made the experience for me is that the aquarium has a behind-the-scenes tour of which you can take. Our tour guide Katie was extremely entertaining and highly knowledgeable. And the tour has a lot of extra stops and activities that most tours do not offer. I would go over what those are but it's much better for you to be surprised and experience yourself. This is a great place to bring The Young and the young-at-heart everything is completely worth the price and I would highly recommend going again and again!
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