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Saint Louis Science Center, Saint Louis

(4.3/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
Displaying more than 750 exhibits, Saint Louis Science Center represents one of the most extensive centers of its kind in the nation. The complex contains different themed sections, including space exploration, dinosaur dioramas, and the exhibition hall known as the Exploradome. Try your hand with a radar gun to measure the speed and traffic patterns of passing cars. Or stop by the full-size planetarium, where you can watch a star show projected onto the building's 24 m (80 ft) dome. Admission to the center (including more than 10 exhibit spaces) is free. You'll pay for parking and special shows like IMAX films, planetarium shows, and flight simulators, for example. Check the online schedule for information on the frequent temporary exhibitions, activities, and shows hosted on-site. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Saint Louis Science Center by using our Saint Louis itinerary builder.
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  • The kids had a lot of fun (9 year old and 5 year old boys) A learning experience, exercise, and fun. They even have live shows. All free!! But parking is $10. We will go back.  more »
  • This is a great hands on science museum. There are tons of hands on exhibits and very involved staff. I would definitely recommend for school age children and their families.  more »
  • So much fun! Best part is that it was free!! We rode both the sky rides. The blue one was ok. The white one was fun! It was a video game and you could go upside down! The science part was very interes...  more »
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  • It's the science center. A center for science. Pretty straightforward. No seriously, every time I go there I find something new or I rub to the things I remember, and im a big kid again. I especially like taking my kids there and being goofy with them while reading and learning. Great place, hope it stays open and mostly free.
  • St. Louis Science Center is s great place for kids of all ages. Many different areas offer different aspects of science. There center presents science as an experience using a wide array of technologies. You can interact with exhibits or learn by watching or listening. Kids will find many things interesting while educational. For instance, you can see dinosaurs in their natural habitat, you can experience the effects of a twister, dig for fossils, build an arch, see how the human body works, experience the flight on a space shuttle, watch a 3D movie, etc. There are too many exciting things to see in one trip.
  • Science museum is a fun place for kids and science enthusiast. Lots of mechanical and physical phenomenon on display. It connects to the planetarium through bridge and has a easy access.
  • Not the most hip up to date place, but free and fun especially for the kids. Maker Space is a top hit and the GROW area was fun for kids to see farm life and equipment
  • Woah! This is a state of the art science complex with so many amazing interactive exhibits that you're sure to leave exhausted.