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Discovery Center of Idaho

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Educational and entertaining

On the day of our departure, we had a few hours to fill. My son picked this Discovery Center for us... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Jacksonville, Florida
via mobile
Awesome science experiments

Our family had so much fun here. We never knew that it existed when we lived in Idaho and swung by... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Randy T
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“green screen”(4 reviews)
Hands-on math/science/technology exhibits for all ages.
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131 W Myrtle St, Boise, ID 83702-7652
+1 208-343-9895
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A 2 year old is $10? Why? My daughter couldn’t even really focus on things. I could see a 4 year old maybe getting it and charging for that age. Most the exhibits are worn and beat up. Plus a lot was broken. The main...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

On the day of our departure, we had a few hours to fill. My son picked this Discovery Center for us all to visit. My two grandchildren, age 6 and 4, enjoyed this place. A lot of activities are hands-on, with scientific reasoning behind the...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Our family had so much fun here. We never knew that it existed when we lived in Idaho and swung by on our way back from Canada and the northwest US. There are so many interactive exhibits. My family loved the virtual reality sand where...More

Thank Randy T
Reviewed 13 July 2018

All my grandkids had a blast (11, 8, and 5). Lots to do and see! There is a military (active and retired) discount. Kids of all ages will enjoy it

Thank Grooveygrandma
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Hands on, something for everyone from toddlers to adults. Many special shows/exhibits throughout the year. Check their website for upcoming events. Consider purchasing the family year pass. Has been a personal family favorite for many years.

Thank HikerStan
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Reasonably priced and very hands on for kids. We spent around an hour here which was plenty of time. Little kids may not get as much out of it because they can’t read the info by each exhibit and there’s so much there they don’t...More

Thank 30shelbys
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We went the first day and the children totally enjoyed the entire experience. The next day was slow for us and the kids begged to go back, so we did. It was equally fun.

Thank Frank-Linda M
Reviewed 9 April 2018

this is a great place for the kids to lean about all kinds of things and the kids can play with just about everything, you can spend hours here and have a great time

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Young? Old? It doesn't matter because with all of the hands-on displays, EVERYone has a blast at the Discovery Center of Idaho.

Thank lauriebuchanan
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Three distinct rooms offer kids a variety of science experiences. In the third room there is an area for children under four. My only complaint is the area is not monitored at all, and several older children were running in this area, making it more...More

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4 December 2017|
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Response from W6708JVlarrys | Reviewed this property |
I think all ages like it. We had a 6 yo and 2 60 yo's. We all enjoyed it. The topic changes frequently, it was Leonardo Da Vinci 's machines and drawings when we attended
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Response from WhereDoIGoNow | Reviewed this property |
$9, $8 military, Kids 2 or under free; there are also a host of coupons and discounts. Call ahead- there's a school/teacher discount, a homeschool discount, and a group discount if you bring in a group.