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WonderWorks in Panama City Beach, FL

9910 Front Beach RoadPanama City Beach, FL 32407  
WonderWorks Panama City Beach began as a Top Secret research laboratory on a remote island in the Bermuda Triangle. As legend has it, the world’s greatest scientists – led by Professor Wonder – were given the task of creating a man-made tornado and harnessing the POWER of it. During this experiment, something went awry and the power of the tornado was unleashed throughout the laboratory. This created a swirling vortex that was strong enough to rip the laboratory from its foundation. It was carried thousands of miles away and landed upside-down on the top of a surf shack in Panama City Beach, Florida. Remarkably, all of the experiments remained intact and functional.

When you enter the building, everything will be upside-down, so in order to participate in the fun, you must be inverted. Step inside the inversion tunnel and be turned right side up to begin your journey. Once you are properly aligned for your adventure, family fun awaits with more than 100 hands on exhibits. Make WonderWorks a stop on your Things to Do list when visiting Panama City Beach.
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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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Monday, Jun 6, 2016

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Situated on Front Beach Road, just steps from the beach, WonderWorks in Panama City Beach offers a family-friendly amusement park with more than 35,000 square feet of educational and fun entertainment. Guests can enjoy a laser tag arena, an indoor ropes challenge, a virtual reality army experience, a light and sound zone, an imagination laboratory, a space discovery center, and much more.

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WonderWorks Panama City Beach began as a Top Secret research laboratory on a remote island in the Bermuda Triangle. As legend has it, the world’s greatest scientists – led by Professor Wonder – were given the task of creating a man-made tornado and harnessing the POWER of it. During this experiment, something went awry and the power of the tornado was unleashed throughout the laboratory. This created a swirling vortex that was strong enough to rip the laboratory from its foundation. It was carried thousands of miles away and landed upside-down on the top of a surf shack in Panama City Beach, Florida. Remarkably, all of the experiments remained intact and functional.

When you enter the building, everything will be upside-down, so in order to participate in the fun, you must be inverted. Step inside the inversion tunnel and be turned right side up to begin your journey. Once you are properly aligned for your adventure, family fun awaits with more than 100 hands on exhibits. Make WonderWorks a stop on your Things to Do list when visiting Panama City Beach.
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Marci Kennison Pace, FL
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"Rainy Day Fun!"
Reviewed January, 2015
Have you ever had your beach plans canceled due to unexpected nasty weather? Are you looking for wholesome entertainment that is sure to please people of all ages?? Do you seek out activities that are family friendly? If you answered yes to all these questions, start planning your trip to Wonderworks now!
Without a doubt, Wonderworks is an indoor interactive amusement park that is sure to delight every toddler, kid, teen, and adult! There is an activity to meet everyone’s thrilling needs. Last month, I took my 3 year old niece, 11, 13, and 16 year old son to this amazing establishment. We all spent endless hours riding virtual rides, blowing gigantic bubbles, playing interactive video games, and balancing on the tight rope obstacle course. The day was filled with laughter, smiles, and family bonding as we worked our way thru the multi-leveled virtual park. We were not even out of the parking lot and all of the kids were asking when we could make a return trip to this fantastic establishment. We could not have asked for a better way to spend our day! Thank you Wonderworks for the indoor excitement you provided us on a rainy day! It was worth every penny!
Tip: Be prepared to stay all day. Wear your tennis shoes. Bring money for the gift shop!

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Dmitry M

Atlanta, Georgia

"Family fun"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 18, 2016 NEW

We went there with the family on Wednesday at 3 pm. 3 story building was empty. We owned it. Many cool things inside for 6-12 and some cool things even to do for younger kids 3-5 years old. Great way to spend time with your kids. I really liked the top floor where you can climb high. You can easily spend there 3- 5 hours without noticing it. I liked robotic arm. Our 3 year old went there at no charge. She really liked bubble room. We paid total for 3 of us around $56. I think it's incredible value. And I am glad that there was no people. Because I can see how it can become frustrating with a lot of people.

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ep24ld

DeFuniak Springs, Florida

"Okay. "
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed April 30, 2016

The building was unique. Pricy. Overheard an employee talk down another employee in the gift area for using the wrong broom? Odd. Not a place I would work at.

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Chris S


"Tourist entertainment "
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed April 20, 2016

The place is basically a mini amusement center with interesting rides and displays. The upper floor has a harness type climbing structure, where you hook in a safety line above your head in a track and acsend. Some of the obstacles are challenging. Overall, it's ok to visit once, but I feel it's expensive for what you get on return. Look for coupons and local discounts.

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Da'Rel B


"Not too bad."
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Cost about $60 for 2 adults and 1 kid. Wait wasn't long at all which is always a plus when you're trying to have fun. There are a lot of attraction and things to do inside, especially if your kids like science. My 5yr old couldn't do a lot of the small rides because of her height, so that kind of sucked. Shame on me because they have a height chart right before you buy tickets to enter. Took us about 2 & 1/2 hours from start to exit. They have a small little snack shack towards the end of it. As well as a pretty decent gift/candy shop on the way out the door. All said, it wasn't too bad. Just wish they had a little more "rides" that an average size 5yr old could have gotten on.

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Shelley C

Flowery Branch, United States

"Kids enjoyed it"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed April 18, 2016

It was a nice place to get out of the heat. The kids loved the laser tag and other things this place offered.

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Frequently Asked Questions about WonderWorks

What are WonderWorks operating hours?
WonderWorks is open Sunday-Thursday 10am to 7pm. Friday and Saturday is 10am to 9pm.

What will I find inside WonderWorks?
WonderWorks is an indoor interactive amusement park for the mind. Fun for All Ages! Experience over 100 interactive exhibits. Special features include the indoor ropes challenge course and lazer-tag.

How long does it take to tour the attraction?
Allow at least 3- 4 hours but spend as much time as you like.

Can I bring food into WonderWorks?
No, outside food and drinks are not permitted inside WonderWorks.

Can I take pictures?
You can take pictures inside. Great photo spots in WonderWorks Panama City Beach include: The Spacesuit, The Floating Circuit Head, Mercury Capsule, Hurricane Simulator, and more!

Where can I park?
Plenty of parking is provided on site and there is no charge.

What is the best way to dress for a day at the attraction? Is there any clothing that isn't permissible?
WonderWorks is a casual, family-oriented attraction. We suggest you dress comfortably. Closed shoes are required for our ropes course. No skirts or dresses permitted on the ropes course. Please dress family friendly.

Is the attraction wheelchair accessible?
WonderWorks is equipped with elevators for wheelchairs and strollers.

Can I exit the attraction and return later in the day?
Yes, tickets allow unlimited fun all day, come and go as you please.

Are there any height, weight or other requirements for any of the rides?
Wonder Coasters - Must be at least 48” ( 4′ ) or 42″ with an adult to participate. Combined weight of both riders cannot exceed 500 lbs. There cannot be more than 100 lbs difference between riders on a single simulator.
Ropes Course – Must be at least 42″ ( 3’6″ ) with an adult or 48″ ( 4′ ) to participate alone. Maximum height is 80″ ( 6’8” ). Closed shoes required. Maximum weight limit is 300 pounds.
360 Bikes - Closed shoes required and 52” ( 4’10″ ) tall to participate.

Does WonderWorks serve food?
Yes, at the Snack Shack. This café features fun foods like pizza, hot dogs, nachos, pretzels, popcorn and coke products.

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