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  • James S. McDonnell Planetrium-Science Center - Saint Louis

If you go here, you need to plan your visit when the have a movie inside the planetarium; otherwise you will not be able to see the site. Cost of the show is $6 range and features various topics, depending on the day and time. It is in an Omnimax theater. The lobby has space memorabilia of the space flights and some capsules.
Connected to this area is a walkover above Hwy 40/64 to the Science Center. It is nearly all laid out for kids to see, do and play, with many interactive things to play with. This was not my favorite place to go to, and the noise is like being in a cage at the zoo. They also have shows of magic and science topics for the kids. I guess if you got the-then they could be entertained for the day here.

Directions: In forest Park south side

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 21, 2010
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