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Greensboro Science Center

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4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455-1899
+1 336-288-3769
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Fun time with the family

Fun place for young and old! Lots of things to see and do. A lot of hands on activities. There's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michelle S
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Graham, North Carolina
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Great way to spend a few hours with young nephews and nieces!

Loved the variety of things for little attention spans! No really...from the museum to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Steve C
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Webster, New York
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Experience the wonders of an aquarium, zoo, science museum, and 3D theater all in one attraction! See sharks, penguins, otters, stingrays, a fishing cat and other amazing animals from around the world in the NEW Carolina SciQuarium. Get eye-to-eye with tigers, meerkats, monkeys, crocodiles and other unique animals in Animal Discovery Zoo. Roam through Dinosaur Gallery, take a journey through the human body, experience extreme weather, and have fun in Kid's Alley in the Museum. Watch amazing 3-D shows that pop out of the screen in the OmniSphere Theater.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“petting zoo” (80 reviews)
“all ages” (112 reviews)
“zoo area” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455-1899
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+1 336-288-3769
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun place for young and old! Lots of things to see and do. A lot of hands on activities. There's the aquarium, dinosaurs, animals outside. Peacocks that roam around and so much more! All of this is included in one next to nothing price of...More

Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the variety of things for little attention spans! No really...from the museum to the aquarium...exhibits and hands on - to the animals in the petting zoo. These 4-7 year olds had a blast and were very stimulated and educated (shhhh) We thought it was...More

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to take the whole family - there is something for everyone. My child loves the aquarium area, which is the closest aquarium to the Triangle without driving all the way to the coast. We also love the animals outside. Staff...More

Thank HannahB891
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To start out, I'm in my 30's with no children. I really enjoyed the GSC and think it has a lot to offer for people of all ages. The exhibits are in very good condition and it is definitely worth the admission fee. There is...More

2  Thank Kdonze
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been coming to the science center for 3 years now and absolutely love it! There is something for any age 0+ we really love the aquarium and dinosaur areas. They also have a small discount for Greensboro visitors.

Thank Amanda P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The science center, zoo and aquarium are all in one place with one admission. We visited on Memorial Day weekend so it was busy but we could still see everything. If you have a child on the autism spectrum you may want to plan your...More

Thank sue F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family have been going here off and on for almost 13 years. Forever it seemed like it never changed looked the same from nearly 30 years ago. But now it's almost completely different with the new aquarium and revamped dinosaur exhibit. There is also...More

Thank daniel h
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Greensboro Science Center has something for everyone at all ages, Besides their regular exhibits they bring in special exhibits. They have a petting zoo, and a great zip line. They invite schools to bring classes in and do activities with them. I highly recommend...More

1  Thank basteeg
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Greensboro Science Center has grown from a very small zoo/aquarium type location to a full size day long activity center. From the 1980 era to the current, the center has grown to a very interesting and fun place for learning and spending a day...More

Thank Screetdoc
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I love this place!!!! We like that there are so many different sections and that they are always improving it. The gibbons are our favorite always so active. We also love the little kids area.

Thank Laura D
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Geraline H
18 May 2018|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to ask the GSC that question.
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Jessie H
30 April 2018|
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Response from 501phyllis | Reviewed this property |
The Greensboro Zoo and Science Center are on the same grounds and share the parking lot and are part of the same attraction.
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Arpan R
20 April 2018|
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Response from LMiller65 | Reviewed this property |
Adults (ages 14 - 64): $13.50 Seniors (ages 65+): $12.50 Children (ages 3 - 13): $12.50 Children 2 and Under: Free
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