Science Downtown

Downtown,Congress Street

120 Ratings

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Science museum launches visitors into high-tech exploration of Mars with interactive exhibits, NASA replicas & stunning images of space

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Promotional value expires Apr 1, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Exploring unknown realms can be terrifying, which is why many mothers choose to go to outer space rather than clean beneath the beds of their 13-year-old sons. Roam extraterrestrial turf with today’s Groupon to Science Downtown. Choose between the following options:

  • For $18, you get two admissions (up to a $36 value).
  • For $34, you get four admissions (up to a $72 value).

Admission is normally $18 for adults, $10 for children ages 6–17, and $14 for students and seniors over 55. Children under 5 are admitted for free. The museum is closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Click here for a schedule of Science Downtown’s hours.

Science Downtown devotes its earthbound facility to the study of otherworldly matters, aiming to become a permanent exhibit hall and educational hotspot for science-related subjects. Developed by the University of Arizona’s College of Science, Science Downtown’s current exhibit, Mars and Beyond, launches visitors into a high-tech exploration of the red planet that includes stunning images. Multiple theaters and interactive attractions pour stunning views of the solar system into star-struck eyes, and scaled-to-size NASA models, spacecraft samples, and replicas of the Phoenix Mars lander provide tangible examples of the sheer size of celestial equipment. Also on display will be meteorites, a T-Rex skull, and a scaled model of the University of Arizona’s own HiRISE high-resolution orbiting camera, used by paparazzi astronauts to chronicle the budding romance between the earth and moon.

Customer Reviews

120 Ratings

nice set up, sad they are not open 7 days a week
Kris H. · April 2, 2012
Great job!
Elena R. · April 2, 2012
The interactive globe near the entrance is awesome! You can tilt it, rotate it, and look at different scenarios- tsunamis, ocean currents, earthquakes, sea level changes, etc. Very, very cool..
Sandi S. · April 1, 2012
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