If you have elementary age children or younger, this is a great place to take them. The exhibits are very hands-on, and are appropriate for this age group. My rating of Very Good reflects the limitations for older students. However, the aquarium and planetarium do offer interesting programming for upper elementary and middle level students.
This historic building houses the SALT block for Hickory. You can find Science, Arts, Literature, Technology, and so much more i.e., an Aquarium, Concerts, Broadway Plays. They offer a revolving science hands on displays for the children to learn and understand from dinosaurs to electricity to the human body. The aquarium is stocked with an array of water creatures and... 更多
My kids love The Science Center. This place is huge with an aquarium, and lots of science exhibits, a kids place area, and gift shop. I love the historical building, because its a former high school. There are lots of learning experiences for kids.
We enjoy the science center. Exhibits rotate almost quarterly! My son could go every weekend to enjoy the science center. We always visit the aquarium on our trips! I have no complaints! Staff is always friendly! Planetarium always has good shows, as well! I would highly recommend going if you haven't!
The science center is in the old Claremont High School (built 1924) and is almost 20,000 square feet. My husband and I enjoyed the exhibits but it seems to be geared more towards the kids than adults. The exhibits are very well done. There is an annex building behind the old school that has the aquarium. They also have a... 更多
My kids love the Science Center. There are many hands-on learning centers about motion/force, gravity, and so forth. The aquarium is also hands-on. It is definitely worth visiting if you are in the area. Check out their website for special events or free entrance.