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Discovery Center of Idaho

131 W Myrtle St, Boise, ID 83702-7652
+1 208-343-9895
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Good activity for kids

Reasonably priced and very hands on for kids. We spent around an hour here which was plenty of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
30shelbys
,
Redlands, United States
via mobile
Wonderful for children of all ages

We went the first day and the children totally enjoyed the entire experience. The next day was slow... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Frank-Linda M
,
Meridian, Idaho
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Hands-on math/science/technology exhibits for all ages.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (15 reviews)
“green screen” (4 reviews)
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131 W Myrtle St, Boise, ID 83702-7652
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+1 208-343-9895
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
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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
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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.

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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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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were visiting as a family from out of town. We have had good experiences with science centers and the Discovery Center exceeded our expectations. There were a lot of interactive educational activities that the whole family enjoyed. My son 7 y.o. and daughter 16...More

Thank Dawn L
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Took my 5 year old grandson along with his parents and we had fun all afternoon. His parents also enjoyed interacting with many of the exhibits and so many things to stimulate the imagination. We enjoyed racing the "weighted wheels" down the ramp to see...More

1  Thank Debidot
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

They've done a lot of work to this place over the last couple years and it's new, fresh, and changes regularly. There are programs for kids and adults that make learning fun.

Thank Hannah S
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I brought my little guy when we had a moment of boredom and he had so much fun in the kid zone!! I was so glad they had something for him, he was 3-4 at the time. Some of their stuff is old, but kids...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Cost of going was way too high for the experience. It cost us over $80 for 3 adults and 2 children. Not sure if this is the normal price or was special due to weekend or due to the shark exhibit.

1  Thank Jackie B
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Walter11111
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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fancarl30
27 May 2017|
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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.
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