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Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center - CLOSED

1435 Paramount Dr, Huntsville, AL 35806-2638
+1 256-837-0606
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Nice new location with the same broken exhibits

My son and I were excited to see that sci-quest had reopened. our biggest gripe about the old... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2014
Boggus M
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Cullman, Alabama
Space to play

Sci-Quest was the perfect place for 5 kids. The open space allowed for the kids to roam and explore... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2014
Jeannine C
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Ohio
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Opening its doors to the public in May 1999, the Science Center inspires curiosity and connects science to everyday life through hands-on fun for all ages with a wide variety of hands-on exhibits and experiences. Whether you want to predict the local forecast on a real TV weather station and green screen or take a wild trip through the human body with Grossology, Sci-Quest has something for everyone!
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
17 Feb 2016
“President's Day (non) visit ”
6 Dec 2015
“Eh. Not worth the money”
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1435 Paramount Dr, Huntsville, AL 35806-2638
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+1 256-837-0606
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Reviewed 3 September 2014

My son and I were excited to see that sci-quest had reopened. our biggest gripe about the old location was the amount of broken, non-functioning equipment. This has not changed and it is somewhat humorous when your six year old asks "Why is all their...More

2  Thank Boggus M
Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2014

Thank you for the review. I am very sorry you did not enjoy your last visit. We are aware that some of our older exhibits need more care after being handled by children each day. If an exhibit does seem to be broken or not...More

Reviewed 13 August 2014

Sci-Quest was the perfect place for 5 kids. The open space allowed for the kids to roam and explore on their own. Our kids range from age 11 down to 2. Everyone found something of interest. We opened the place at 9 and packed a...More

3  Thank Jeannine C
Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2014

Thank you so much for the review! Sounds like you had a great day at Sci-Quest! We are always adding new events for our visitors and love to hear when they enjoy them. Also, I am glad you liked the mind puzzles. One of our...More

Reviewed 31 July 2014

I took my nephew to Sci-Quest to see what it was all about. We had the best times ever. He's 6 years old and he had a blast trying out all the different things. We stayed over 2 hours having fun. Highly recommend it.

Thank magnolia1951
Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2014

Thank you so much for the review! I am very happy to hear your nephew had a blast playing with all the exhibits. Thanks again for the recommendation!

Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

4th if July 2014 we finally visited after living here for almost a year. We thought this place was for toddlers so we didn't invest the time or money for our Tweens until they gave free admission to military on Independence Day. 1st off, thanks....More

Thank kkibby43
Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2014

Thank you for the wonderful review! I am so glad you were able to take advantage of the free admission to military on July 4 and had a great time with your family! We strive to be a community Science Center for all ages and...More

Reviewed 4 July 2014

For little hands that like to explore, Sci-Quest is a good experience. There is plenty of space to run between the exhibits and try new things while learning some basic scientific principles. Our family had fun, but I think Sci-Quest could be so much more...More

Thank chem_dr
Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2014

Thank you for review! I am happy to hear your family had a fun time. We are hard at work on getting more funding to make Sci-Quest the best it can be! Come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 July 2014

This place makes science fun. Most of the exhibits were working when we were there. My 5 year old grandson enjoyed it. I don't think he understood some of the scientific principles, but he liked playing with everything. He was very impressed with the parabolic...More

1  Thank FBC30620
Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2014

Thank you for the review! I’m glad to hear your grandson had a blast enjoying the exhibits, even if he didn’t understand everything just yet. This location will be our home for the next five years or so, but we’re doing everything we can to...More

Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

Most exhibits were broken. I don't mind spending money but it should be free.Bought a year membership probably won't go back or recommend it to anyoneMore

2  Thank Demetrius A
Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Thank you for the review and for purchasing a membership. I am so sorry you did not enjoy your recent visit. I spoke with our staff and we are working hard each day to make sure all the exhibits are running. If an exhibit does...More

Reviewed 29 May 2014

My kids love this place. Great place to take the kids on a bad weather or winter day to keep them away from video games. They get the same experience of playing, but are actually learning.

1  Thank A_Biz_Trvlr
Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Thank you for the review! I'm happy to hear your kids love Sci-Quest and that you as a parent, see value in the hands-on exhibits and learning. Come back and visit us again soon!

Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

Took my grandsons 11 and 6. Cost me $32. Missing pieces in exhibit and the audio on the molecule show was worthless . Won't be back anytime soon, more staff involvement would be nice ! Good exhibits

1  Thank travelismypassion
Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Thank you for the review. We are working hard to make sure all the exhibits are working and that we have better staff involvement with our visitors. Thank you again for the feedback!

Reviewed 11 April 2014

We were recommended this by the visitor center. Our 16 month old had fun, but it would be better for slightly older kids.

Thank OurFamilyGA
Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We hope you come back and visit us soon!

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