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The Lancaster Science Factory

454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
+1 717-509-6363
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Really fun for everyone

This science center has tons of stations and engaging activities. I was really impressed and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jackie B
via mobile
Small but so much fun!

When we first walked in it looked so much smaller than other science centers we have been to, but... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
ketah777
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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Welcome to the Lancaster Science Factory, a hands-on, interactive technology and science center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. We invite you to come explore our exciting exhibits relating to the physical sciences, engineering, technology and mathematics.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (13 reviews)
“cub scouts” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
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+1 717-509-6363
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This science center has tons of stations and engaging activities. I was really impressed and enjoyed this much more then some of the bigger city museums.

Thank Jackie B
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

When we first walked in it looked so much smaller than other science centers we have been to, but they sure pack a lot of activities into the smaller space. My kids are 13 and 11 and we spent 2 hours there, but they could...More

Thank ketah777
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing and a must see for a school field trip, or just a fun couple of hours with the kids. Small enough you can't lose track of little ones, but loaded with hands on experiments, exhibits, etc. We had a 2, 4,...More

Thank Mandy W
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I spent 4- hours with Our grandchild as a birthday gift. We had a great time and was inspiring. The staff was friendly and the interactive stations were enjoyed by all. I personally enjoyed the murals which gave insight of the history of those who...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

It's a nice place for kids to run around and try different brain teasers and science related activities. Very hands on. But, requires parental help with most, so be prepared to engage. Free parking across the street.

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Many, fun, hands on activities for kids approximately 5 to 10 or 11 years old. Makes learning fun. Even fun for mom and dad. Well worth the money. Very nice cafe next to it for lunch.

Thank SoraBarb
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

What a wonderful place of exciting science experiments. Almost everything is via participation as a learning tool. Take a person with silk attached, shove it into a hole and poof! it becomes a parachuter drifting down 50 feet from the ceiling. Put tennis balls in...More

Thank Leslie M
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I enjoyed my neice's 6th birthday here. There are a lot of fun activities that just happen to involve science. There is something for all ages to enjoy and the adult won't be able to resist playing too. They did a nice job for a...More

1  Thank ItsNotMyFault
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I took my grandchildren there last summer and they had a great time and (I hope) learned some things. Very interesting, but limited parking.

Thank lwmiller1019
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

my 10 and 8 year old had fun - cute hands on place to spend a couple hours or a rainy day. we came about an hour to closing time and was fairly empty... very interesting!

Thank SMich2017
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Peter I
13 April 2018|
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Response from SoraBarb | Reviewed this property |
While I love this attraction, I think it is appropriate for younger children, High schoolers would probably be bored and a little out of place with all of the younger kids .
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Amy S
30 March 2018|
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yes
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Inge Z
15 February 2018|
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It would be best to check with Da Vinci to be certain
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