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Headwaters Science Center

413 Beltrami Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3106
+1 218-444-4472
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Disappointing visiti

I expected with a name like Headwaters to see information on the Headwaters of the Mississippi... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
St Paul MN
A true "hands on" science center for children; wonderful staff

This is definitely a science center designed for children and interaction. Our membership cards... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Headwaters Science Center is a hands-on science center including over 40 science exhibits, a collection of live animals and a unique gift shop. We also offer science demonstrations, special programs, a facility for birthday parties and many other activities. Hours: 9:30-5:00 on Mon,Wed,Thurs,Friday and Saturday. Sunday 1:00-5:00. Closed on Tuesday.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
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413 Beltrami Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3106
+1 218-444-4472
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I expected with a name like Headwaters to see information on the Headwaters of the Mississippi River--nothing. It was very hands on for children and would have kept them busy. Some exhibits were not labeled. Some of the displays had nothing to do with Minnesota....More

Thank Snowbirds52
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is definitely a science center designed for children and interaction. Our membership cards from the Oklahoma City Science Center (another great "hands on" science center) got us in free!

Thank BethanyLeah
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Took the short walk to see the "headwaters to the Mississippi River". Families were wading and playing in the water. Can spend some time in the Science Center for some interesting area facts.

Thank CactusCaro
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Intteresting and educational. Lots of facts about the Mississippi River and the north woods. Beautiful log building with lovely carved benches inside and out.

Thank LaDonna01
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I went in hoping for at least a 30 mins to keep my three kids attention but wow we were there for closer to 90 mins and the staff were very attentive and kept the kids interacting with them the whole time. We will be...More

Thank djgreenberg
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Fully engaging for the entire family; activities and exhibits were well designed and interactive for all ages; great value for the money; kids did not want to leave; learned a lot! Honestly, this science museum is very well developed for the size of the community...More

Thank studinski
Reviewed 2 June 2017

super cool and fun learning experience! going their to many may not be so exciting after a while. but they always get knew animals and exihibits

Thank ghube
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This was a small place packed with lots of fun hands on for the kids to do. We have four kids ranging in age from 2 to 11 and they all had a good time. There were live animals also for the kids to touch...More

Thank Crystal H
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It's not an elaborate museum by any means, but this little gem in Downtown Bemidji will let the kids burn off some energy while learning about well, Science with hands on experience, a variety of critters and a little gift shop. There is a nominal...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 2 February 2017

6 of us (all over 70) went there and all thought it was great. Probably better for kids in the 6-12 range. Very hands on! We all liked the variety of animal exhibits and I thought the physical science exhibits were awesome. We spent an...More

Thank Dick137
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Marie H
6 April 2015|
Response from John M | Property representative |
Yes, a group rate is available with all the perks if there are 10 or more people. Please see our web site for details. See you next summer! John M