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The Lancaster Science Factory

454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
+1 717-509-6363
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So many things to keep the children interested. Great for a rainy day! Even big kids have fun... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christina W
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Great place for families

Tucked away not far from the center of town, the Lancaster Science Factory is a great place to take... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
+1 717-509-6363
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So many things to keep the children interested. Great for a rainy day! Even big kids have fun! We made so many memories and could see just how smart our boy really is.

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tucked away not far from the center of town, the Lancaster Science Factory is a great place to take your kids or grandkids on Sunday after church. If you don't have kids, borrow one and go because it is also fun for adults. Lots of...More

Thank DEYUsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The children like it. it's something different for the kids to experience and learn. You have to drive from Dutch Wonder Land area.

Thank Doc-D816
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was in the are and needed a change from the normal. So i looked the Science factory up and went in. I have no children and had a good time in here by my self. I actually learned some things. But this place is...More

1  Thank Frank S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Lancaster Science Factory is a hands on museum primarily featuring displays that emphasize physical science and mathematics. Each display is accompanied by a sign telling exactly how to use the display, what you should observe while using the display and finally what scientific principle...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Brought my two year old here and while he was a bit young for the exhibits he had a great time doing what he could. I would estimate the best ages to bring kids would be four to twelve. There were at least a dozen...More

1  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went with my son's Boy Scout Lions group on a Saturday. We arrived at 10am when they opened. Lots of FUN activities for the boys (5 -- 9 years old) and also my 9 year old daughter. I had a GREAT time too! It's...More

Thank ART139
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We took our 8 year old grandson here for a few hours and he absolutely loved it, as did we. There was plenty to do and learn even though it is not very large overall (which is nice for keeping your eyes on your kids)....More

Thank WCSElkton_MD
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I have a 4 and 2 years old and they love it. There are a lot of interactive with hands on activity that keeps their brain busy.

Thank Aric H
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I don't take my "Littles" here enough. Everything is hands on. They love to make rollercoaster tracks to test whether the ball will stay on. Damming the river is also a favorite, as is sending the parachuting man through the tube so they can race...More

Thank Mike S
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Is the facility wheel chair accessible?
11 May 2017|
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Response from Thomas F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Science Factory is completely wheel chair assessable.
I am traveling with a 4 year old and 2 year old. Would this be an age appropriate attraction to visit?
12 July 2016|
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Response from Valerie C | Reviewed this property |
I think the 4 year old would probably be entertained, but I'm not sure about the 2 year old. Dutch Wonderland would be a place they'd both like, though. Long's Park has a petting zoo, and most kids seem to like that. The... More