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Maryland Science Center
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Teachers are Free and 8 year olds love it!
Mar 01, 2014 by: mrsniice from
This science center is the best one we have ever gone to. Our 8 year old is the youngest of 4 so we have been to so many science centers and museums, but this one really takes the cake. There was plenty to do and a lot of it was interactive and taught them a lesson without making it dull and boring. The dinosaurs were cool because my son is doing a state report on Texas and that's where the footprints that the exhibit is based on were found. I think he would have stayed even longer but he was getting a little tired - easily could spend 4 hours here! I never really think about adults just coming to science centers but I could see why they might not think there is a lot to do......I would say to the adults and the people who don't like kids.... Don't come on a day where there is a school holiday or during the summer! Otherwise, relax, channel your inner child and try on the winter snow suits from Antarctica on the second floor.
Feb 16, 2014 by: tmitch6 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The science center is one of the best attractions we have visited. We are so happy we chose to visit this attraction. The staff was very friendly and provided accurate knowledge regarding what the center had to offer and presented. There were several hands on activities for children of all ages. The center has a variety of activities and I believe that it suits children of all ages. I learned a lot as an adult. My children loved the science lab. It is a must for children 3rd grade and up. Staff were throughout the center to assist in providing information as well as demonstrations. I highly recommend. Try to visit on a non-weekend day or when it is poor weather outdoors. We visited on the Sunday before New Years and it was raining. Arrive when it opens. The center was not overcrowded and it was very enjoyable. There is parking located just about one block up from there.. They will validate your ticket for parking at the center (discount). Arrive early.
OK, but ...
Jan 29, 2014 by: Wes H from Chattanooga, Tennessee
This would be a superb place for families with young to young-teen kids, but impressive as it is, the facility does not adequately serve the interests of adults.
Hands on museum
Jan 24, 2014 by: Ambansal from
We've been to a few science museums and this one stands out for all the hands on activities and demonstrations that it offers. My 4 yr old and my 9yr old both enjoyed the museum.
Pretty cool place
Jan 18, 2014 by: Travlin_Fam71 from Fort Meade, Maryland
Went to see the mummies exhibit. While we waited for out time slot we checked out the rest of the museum with our 10 and 5 year old. The kids loved all the interactive things to do. They have a lot of subject matter experts walking around educating you on things around the center which was nice. What i didn't like was our main reason for going, the mummies. There were so many people, it took away from the enjoyment of the experience.
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