Catawba Science Center, Hickory

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#4 of 7 in Things to do in Hickory
Nonprofit science and technology museum featuring freshwater and saltwater aquarium exhibits and a digital planetarium. Traveling exhibits rotate throughout the year.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Always when my grandchildren go to the exhibits they come back telling me all the new things that they are seeing and learning about. Great place to spend a rainy afternoon this summer.  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    I'm gonna say---the best bang for your time! Few places in hickory can qualify for such a statement. This place is definitely a must!  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    The Catawba Science Center is located in the Salt Block of Hickory, NC. There is a professional staff there at all times to run the operation and answer any questions. I would recommend the center ver...  more »
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  • June 21, 2017
    I went on a field trip there. Loved it. #moravian falls elementary 3rd grade class of 2016 (Crawford)
  • July 7, 2017
    Had a great time with the new Gross Lab exhibit!
  • April 4, 2017
    It's kinda limited and expensive, but for what it has is a good place to go on or for a trip. Many interesting exhibits.
  • April 5, 2017
    We try to go a couple times a year. Always fun.
  • February 23, 2017
    I've been going here for a long time now and I love it every time

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