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Edgerton Explorit Center
208 16th St
Aurora, NE
208 16th St - Nebraska's hands-on science center features interactive exhibits, demonstrations and theater programs for all ages. Explore the unseen world of science and technology through hands-on exhibits. Named for Dr. Harold Doc Edgerton, Aurora native, inventor of flash photography, the strobe light and side scan sonar. Named one of the 15 most influential inventors of the industrial revolution and inducted into the 1986 National Inventors Hall of Fame. Open Mon-Sat, 9am-4pm; Sun, 1-5pm. Check website for holiday hours. Admission: $5 ages 3 and up. Group tours of 20 or more: $4. 402-694-4032
Attraction Notes:
  • Hours & Days of operation: Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm
  • Minimum Tour Length: 1 hour
  • Maximum Tour Length: 4 hours
  • Minimum Group Size: 10
  • Maximum Group Size: 120
  • Group tour experience.
  • Educational tour.
  • Individual tour.
  • Group tour.
  • Motorcoach accessible.
  • Motorcoach parking.
  • Group rates.
  • Reservations required.
  • Inside tour.
  • Restrooms on site.
  • Handicapped accessible.
  • Admission fee.
For More Information:
Phone:(402) 694-4032
Website:http://www.edgerton.org
E-mail:explorit@edgerton.org
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