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The Lancaster Science Factory

454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
+1 717-509-6363
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Some interesting learning options for youngsters

A few very interesting options for youngsters to learn from, however, seems that there is a need... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dennis S
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Lebanon
A great rainy day activity in Lancaster

The Science factory has lots of factoids and activities for children under 10. Fun, educational and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beth C
,
Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2289
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+1 717-509-6363
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"hands on activities"
in 12 reviews
"cub scouts"
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"free parking across the street"
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"great interactive exhibits"
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"all ages"
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"great place to take your kids"
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"blast playing"
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"rainy day"
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"older ones"
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"few hours"
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"school age children"
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"school field trip"
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"a great place to spend"
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"year olds"
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"roller coaster"
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"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A few very interesting options for youngsters to learn from, however, seems that there is a need for upgrades, or repairs to certain exhibits. Would benefit your attendance if this could be taken care of.

Thank Dennis S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Science factory has lots of factoids and activities for children under 10. Fun, educational and not too pricey. It gives the kiddos some run room and stimulates their creative thinking.

Thank Beth C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, no need to say DONT TOUCH in this place. A large space with tons of activities for kids, younger and older. Libraries offer free family passes to this museum you can check out for a week. This is a self guided activity zone. It...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lancaster Science Factory offers an enjoyable, hands-on science experience to young children to children into their early teens. The science factory is relatively small but contains many hands-on learning activities throughout. Activities include but not limited to physics and gravity. GROUP RATES: Available for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our children, ages 7 and 9, to the Science Factory. It was such a great trip. There were so many interactive exhibits that kept all of us occupied for the afternoon. We had fun while learning about physical sciences through hands-on exhibits. We...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 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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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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