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Marian Koshland Science Museum

525 E Street NW, Corner of 6th and E Streets, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-334-1201
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Waste of money

Two adults and one teen. Very disappointed in this "museum". Had a few interactive video screens... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan

The interactive was great for teens. The driving simulator was fun. Great for learning more about... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
via mobile
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The Koshland Science Museum invites teens and adults to interact with the issues in a thought-provoking setting. Whether exploring on their own or with friends, visitors have the opportunity to use science to solve problems and engage in stimulating conversations. The Koshland Science Museum is located two blocks from two Metro stations: Gallery Pl-Chinatown and Judiciary Square. Please note that last admission is at 5pm and we do not accept cash.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
13 Jan 2017
“Fun ”
26 Nov 2016
“Really wanted to love the place”
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Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
525 E Street NW, Corner of 6th and E Streets, Washington DC, DC 20001
Downtown / Chinatown
+1 202-334-1201
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Two adults and one teen. Very disappointed in this "museum". Had a few interactive video screens, outdated "how much sugar" is in drinks display, and a light bulb display. Credit card only. In and out in about 15 minutes. Not what you'd expect from something...More

Thank Krackerjack64
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The interactive was great for teens. The driving simulator was fun. Great for learning more about our global environmental changes.

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Took my 14 year old daughter. We had some fun, but the place is pretty small and the experiments were pretty rudimentary. The guys working were knowledgeable and nice. There just wasn't that much there. I hope they continue to develop the place but I...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A small, thought provoking science museum. Adult and 2 students were 11 bucks, which was fair for the content. Puzzles, games and experiments abound. The distracted driving simulator was a hit with the boys.

1  Thank whiskey3pa
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The staff was very helpful, and the interactive exhibits were great! It seems like it's just getting off the ground, so I can't wait to come back and see it when they've gotten a little more of the attention they definitely deserve.

1  Thank 4meltons
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Electronic-based exhibits, this place was informative and educational. Of particular mention was the staff - they were quite knowledgeable and friendly. One of the exhibits I enjoyed was exploring the science of healthy living from birth to old age. Closed on Tuesdays, this place is...More

2  Thank Adventure Diva
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We visited in free museum day and I'm glad I would have been upset to have paid for this. The interactive rich screens were somewhat confusing and there was not much to this. The best part was for free museum day a FIMA dog was...More

Thank Brandilee12
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

If you like science, this is a fun little museum. There is a $5 cost to get in. Several hands on activities and the brain/memory station was well done. Ecosystem, life and natural disaster elements were all interesting. I would say 10 and up age...More

2  Thank S W
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I wouldn't call this a museum but rather an interactive science play place. I really enjoyed the educational aspect of the displays. I watched videos, exerted some effort to make energy, but found a lot of the activities not intuitive. There are definitely learning moments...More

1  Thank Zantar
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours on a rainy afternoon here. My 13 year old daughter loved it. It's a small museum with 3 exibits only but a few activities and games available. The fee is $5 for adult and $3 for student. We had...More

2  Thank Reneta B
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