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Address: 2080 S Cleveland Massillon Rd, Copley, OH 44321-1917
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+1 330-665-3466
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Interesting Place tto Visit for Kids

A place children will like. Not a large place but has interesting fact and activities. Visit the website to learn more.

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Brandy Q
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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Everyone has an opinion on how the earth was created. I doubt everyone believes 100% of what evolutionist say. I doubt every Christian believes 100% of what Intelectual Design says. But if you do believe in God, I would think Science and Religion at some point has to come together. No one person has the answer. This Science center is... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

A place children will like. Not a large place but has interesting fact and activities. Visit the website to learn more.

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Thank Brandy Q
Akron, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We have always enjoyed this museum. It looks small from the outside but has a whole lot to offer on the inside. They do a great job of showing the creation verses evolution argument. We have gone to many of the small evening events where a professor will come in to talk about topics such as geographic evidence for a... More 

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Groton, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Of course most people that write negative reviews on this are evolutionists or just don't want to acknowledge that there is a God. A God, that one day, they will bow before and confess He is LORD. The evidence is so clear. It takes more faith to believe in evolution than creation. Having said that, all tours are guided, and... More 

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4 Thank jlgsgirl
Athens, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I love fossils and if you love fossils you don't want to go here. This place is a joke. It's sole purpose is to gently , at first, introduce the 5000 year theory and then hit you over the head with it. They have a policy that a refund is possible if you have your ticket so I suggest putting... More 

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4 Thank Brian C
Fairlawn, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014

If you like your science non-scientific, this is the place for you. They feature creationism and intelligent design as an alternative to science, as generally accepted and taught in schools.

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5 Thank Penstar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2014

If you want the kids taught creationism, just take them to Sunday school. At least they are honest about the ulterior motove there. This place has nothing to do with science; False advertising.

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4 Thank JP K
Akron, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014

This is not a science center- it is an anti-science center. I was so embarrassed to find out this was in our community. You hear about the giant creationist museum in Kentucky, but right here in Copley? Utterly mortifying.

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8 Thank Claire B
Southlake, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I am outraged at the manipulative way in which I was sucked in to paying for admission to a place that has no scientific basis. This is a religious center promoting a religious belief in the creation of the earth. There is no interest here in scientific thinking here. I wish I had checked Trip Advisor before wasting my money.

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13 Thank Cyndy2
Elyria, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

I can't believe they call this place a science center. As a science lover I felt so sad after leaving this place. A quick Google search on items (like Inca burial stones) or evidence for "how old is the Grand Canyon" will show that these are religious people who are trying to twist things around to make them fit with... More 

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