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Mid-America Science Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Awesome place for kids, small & big!

We took our two young sons (about to turn 2 & 4) here a few weeks ago, super cool place. There are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rollz247
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Houston, Texas
So much fun!

This is an awesome children's museum, but I think my husband and I had as much fun as our son. It... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
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The mission of Mid-America Science Museum is to stimulate interest in science, to promote public understanding of the sciences, and to encourage life-long science education through interactive exhibits and programs. The Museum also serves as a...more
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500 Mid America Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-8412
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our two young sons (about to turn 2 & 4) here a few weeks ago, super cool place. There are lots of cool dinosaur statues walking in that made some pretty scary sound effects! My kids got a kick outta that and it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

This is an awesome children's museum, but I think my husband and I had as much fun as our son. It has plenty of exhibits and they are well laid out. It was raining and cold so we could not explore the outdoor area, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sassytraveler234
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We have been to Hot Springs several times with the kids and we never knew about the museum till someone told us. Wow! It is the perfect place for kids and adults; with all the hands on activities us adults can’t help but get involved....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank troyt1
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Fantastic interactive science museum. Great for all ages, children, adults as well as seniors. Gives a better understanding how things really work. Great fun!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We needed something great to do on a rainy day. This was just the ticket. Great exhibits and attractions, the rain let up long enough to walk the Dino trail. Lots of free parking. The content was just right for school age kids, but the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Collin K
Reviewed 24 September 2018

There are so many neat and interesting exhibits here. This is how things work, kids. Locals just approved funding to to expand and improve upon the whole place. Take your time and go through the whole place! I went to a Christmas fundraiser there last...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SallysCorner
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to take your kids. They will love it. Best of all you will love it too. Lots of hands on science and be sure to go on the dinotrek! So glad we visited.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brianwagnon
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

My pre-teen daughter thought this museum was going to be just for little ones. This museum has something for all ages. It’s a hands-on, see how everything works, do-it-yourself museum. You not only get to try things out but you can read how things are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank X3blueyes
Reviewed 2 September 2018

My kids loved the Mid America Science Museum almost as much as I did as a kid. It still sparks excitement to learn about different laws of motion that we experience in our everyday lives and don't even realize how amazing it is.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anitavacation1966
Reviewed 10 August 2018

What an AMAZING place for adults and kids alike for endless hours of fun and learning. Our grandson LOVES the Science Museum and begs us to take him there as often as possible. The Tesla Theater is a live hands-on experience where children are chosen...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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mollieb1011
3 December 2018|
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Response from 596sherylp | Reviewed this property |
There is nothing wrong with couples going but I believe it is more geared to children And preteens.
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Christina A
30 May 2018|
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Response from Jim M | Property representative |
Hi Christina! Mid-America Science Museum is really geared toward all ages. Children and adults enjoy the more than 100 hands-on science exhibits, plus the all-new Oaklawn Foundation DinoTrek.
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pattiewaggin3
29 January 2018|
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Response from Jim M | Property representative |
Mid-America Science Museum is open year-round. Beginning Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day it will be open 7 days a week. Currently closed only on Mondays from Labor Day until Memorial Day.
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