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Discovery Center

Corner of S. 8th & Butternut, Abilene, TX 79602
+1 325-673-5050
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Sadly, this center has remained open while stating claims that all legitimate scientists know are... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Amy B
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Abilene, Texas, United States
Now this is a Hidden Gem, Local need to support

A must go, never seen or visited any place like this. If you are a believer, a must go, if you are... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Sckotty
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Buffalo Gap, Texas
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Discovery Center is a Creation Museum that has been serving the Abilene area for over 15 years. Prepare to experience the evidences of the true origin of the universe, earth and all life on earth through a biblical worldview. Attractions include our classic guided creation tour which includes a visit to Genesis Park and our live animals, a short 15 minute video on dragons in our Origins Theater, a 1/75th scale model of Noah's Ark, dinosaur and other fossils and our latest exhibit on Giants in our Lost World Museum. Visitors will also enjoy our premier tour, The Titanic, which is wand guided and features artifacts and memorabilia that show direct attachment to the Abilene area. Each exciting tour requires about an hour and a half of time.
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3 Jan 2018
“Based on unscientific information”
24 Jul 2017
“Now this is a Hidden Gem, Local need to support”
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Corner of S. 8th & Butternut, Abilene, TX 79602
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Sadly, this center has remained open while stating claims that all legitimate scientists know are untrue. When I say all legitimate scientists, I am including those who are professing Christians as well. Go to the Christian universities in town and you will see that the...More

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Paul C, General Manager at Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Dear Amy, We appreciate that you came to visit the Discovery Center recently, however you have come to some very wrong conclusions about the information we share here at the center. You fail to give one example of "unscientific" information you say we share in...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

A must go, never seen or visited any place like this. If you are a believer, a must go, if you are a non-believer, a must go. Kids loves this place. Wish our community supported this place like it does the Grace Museum. I wish...More

1  Thank Sckotty
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Interesting and accurate presentation of information. Very detailed therefore not appropriate for young children

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Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is a great place to go with your family. My grandkids want to come see what's new every time they come visit us. There is a Titanic tour available as well as the standard creation tour. I will note, however, that the posted opening...More

2  Thank txgwen
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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

I went to the Discovery Center curiously. I knew what I was about to run into. In the spirit of exploration, I Marco Polo'd my way on in. The couple who runs this place are welcoming and enthusiastic; obviously excited to share the observations they...More

24  Thank bethieblues
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DiscoveryCenter2014, Manager at Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2016

Dear Bethie, Thank you for your input regarding your visit to the Discovery Center. We regret that you felt misled as to the purpose of this museum. We are unapologetically a Creation Museum and address topics in our museum that reflect a biblical worldview. Our...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2015

Me and my husband and 3 kids visited the Discovery Center and we were amazed at the vast amount of knowledge that Tommy and Carolyn Walden possess! They presented clear and concise facts about creationism and intelligent life! They are inspiring and uplifting as they...More

2  Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

When I visited the Discovery Center in Abilene, Texas, I was surprised at being greeted like family. The Center is run by Tom and Carolyn Walden, very gracious hosts. Though small and concise, this little jewel is interesting to any age, especially children. I visited...More

1  Thank James E
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Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

This museum gives you something else to think about when you combine the Bible with science and Dinosaurs. This museum does an excellent job of combining the three And gives credit to the Bible and its historic fact. An awesome museum to answer many questions.

1  Thank Melissa D
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Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Excellent service, very personable and knowledgeable! My 11 yr old son and I spent 1.5 hrs and it felt like 10 minutes! Very interactive and educational.

5  Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 13 December 2013

The Discovery Center is run by a wonderful husband and wife team (Tommy and Carolyn Walden) who were super gracious during our visit. The center is a museum that is set up to show the creative works of God. There are particular focuses on Noah's...More

14  Thank sak116
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