This mission is to promote the importance and values of science and its relation with human beings. There are a number of permanent exhibits as well as a few temporary ones. So, it is ensured that you will not feel bored as many times you may visit this place. The permanent exhibits include-
- Get Charged Up- This section shows you what happens when you’re the mysterious world of science. It also focuses on the world of Natural Sciences.
- Nano- This is an interactive family space where you are given information about Nanotechnology- which is a very modern branch of Science. They will explain the basics and also some real life applications of this subject.
- Evans Family Sky Cycle- This is where you can learn standard Physics. The name describes a cable that is suspended from a height of quite a thousand meters and you can learn the principles of gravity and center force while you take a ride along the cable.
- The iMAX Theatre and the planetarium are the other remarkable things to see in here.
- Where comfortable clothes as there are a lot of physical activities to do here.
- $11.95 (3-17 years)
- $14.95 (seniors 62+)
- Free (members)
- $7 (3- 17 years)
- $5 (members 3-17 years)
- $8 (adults and seniors 62+)
- $6 (members)
- $8 (3-17 years)
- $5 (members 3-17 years)
- $9 (adults and seniors 62+)
- $6 (members)
- Bus numbers 1, 7 and SR51 till 7th Street and Washington Street
- The Rose and Crown
- Pizzeria Bianco
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40.89% of people who visit Phoenix include Arizona Science Center in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
60.66% of people start their Arizona Science Center visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Arizona Science Center
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This place is a bit of a scam. Many of the exhibitions are either uninteresting, broken, or run down. You get in and you have to pay extra for other stuff. There are some exhibits that are plainly lying to people, like the ball that moves with brainwaves. The cafeteria food was absolutely gross. There's a full room that's just plain ole tools, not even old ones or advanced ones but just plain regular tools. I could've taken my kids to home Depot for that. The exhibition that really took the cake was a shower, a plain ole shower with tile. Are kids from the jungle coming here that they need to see what a shower looks like?! Lastly, many of the exhibitions are just looping low resolution videos on a grainy old TVs. I can find more informative and entertaining content and play it for my kids off YouTube. The only reason we stayed is because we had promised the kids a good time. All they did was run around and ask us what a few of the things were but that was it. They just went from one exhibit to another over and over losing interest very quickly.
We purchased a family pass and come here a lot. Just tried the cafe beansprout inside the science center and this quaint little place was absolutely enjoyable. It happened to be my birthday on this day and the crew made it a point to make it special, the cashier Brent was polite and funny. The food is fair priced and well prepared. The food is served on paper plates which was perfect for the kids. I would recommend this place for a nice lunch, you won’t be disappointed.
I'd say if you go here make sure to get a culture pass from the library. Alot of the exhibits were broken. Most everything is geared towards kids who can read. Don't get me wrong they have some cool exhibits, but with a 5 year old some of it was a bit tough.
Old or young, kid or adult, THIS is the place you want to be! You don't have to be crazy about Science... it's an all around fun and exciting experience from the giant IMAX movie theater, one of the most modern Planetariums in Arizona, and awesome special exhibits that are truly fun, incredibly educational, no matter what your age is. All this plus a outdoor water play area, a cafeteria that is clean, reasonably priced with good food! You can't go wrong here. .the staff is especially AMAZING! It doesn't get much better than this! I thought it was going to be a snore-fest (that I would be out of my mind with boredom) but it was quite the opposite! I found it incredibly enjoyable and I am an adult! My kids LOVED the place and they want to go back again and again and again! Plan to spend all day there because there is so much to do and see. Everything is in house with 4 floors of awesomeness!!!! They do a lot of 3D IMAX movies that the kids and adults love. The Planetarium is truly impressive in every way. The exhibit are ALL interesting and fun. My favorite is the "Forces of Nature" exhibit where you sand a platform and it simulates fire, snow, rain, earthquakes, volcanoes! I LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT!!! I know I already said this but it cannot be understated, the staff is incredible! They are working there because they have a strong love for what they are doing. They are pleasant, entertaining, fun, informative, and just everything awesome! I LOVE this place! I am going to become a member of the Science Center which has incredible benefits is you like going all the time as I do. GO HERE! You will seriously love it!
The mirror maze was so fun to walk inside again and again. Unlimited experience with one ticket. The lady at the admission desk was so very nice. The 3D movie was also very good. Unfortunately, I was allergic to the moldy air on the fourth floor. Remember to park in the Heritage and Science Park Garage. The information zone will validate the parking for you and it's much cheaper.