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TELUS Spark

220 St. Georges Drive NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 5T2, Canada
403 817-6800
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Ranked #88 of 227 attractions in Calgary
Type: Science Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: TELUS Spark is a non-profit organization with a mission to become a role model and force for social change. It takes a core set of skills to create... more » Owner description: TELUS Spark is a non-profit organization with a mission to become a role model and force for social change. It takes a core set of skills to create something new, whether it's a ground breaking discovery or a toy robot. TELUS Spark is a place to build these skills by using your imagination to see beyond what exists, your curiosity to formulate a question and persistence and problem-solving skills to keep going, despite surprises and mistakes, to find the confidence in yourself to uncover the answers. « less
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Calgary, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We went for a fundraiser event. Very organized there. Great interactive exhibits. There is also an adult night once a month.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Exciting, informative, clean, and Very friendly staff. This is a great place to bring the whole family. Wide variety of daily movies, interactive exhibits for everyone. Extremely clean facility. Cool kids museum too.

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Calgary, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My wife and i visited Telus Spark today, June 16th 2014. To say we were disappointed is an understatement. First let's address cost. $5.00 for parking when there is really no other way to get there other than drive. Typical Calgary attitude! The senior discount is a joke, a mere $2.00 off the regular adult fare. We have been lucky... More

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

After visiting the previous science centre 5+ times, I was looking forward to seeing the 'new and improved' building expecting for it to be full of more updated and creative booths however I was incredibly dissapointed. The main booth that shocked me more than anything was the section dedicated to Sexually Transmitted Infections. Yes, you heard me correctly. I took... More

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Calgary
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We wanted to check this place out as it sounded amazing. It might be, but we didn't find the 'excitement'. It is expensive but we had planned a day of it and were prepared to make the most of the experience. We went during a weekday so we had the same 'school' experience with large crowds of children running everywhere.... More

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Top Contributor
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27 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We decided to try the new science centre with my 2 year old toddler & my newest baby. I arrived early - I wanted to avoid the crouds. Had to pay for parking (not impressed) then arrive & see a ton of children/schools. They were allowed in early to check out things. I found yhe downstairs quite boring - upstairs... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I also found it over priced and not up to my expectations .did enjoy the IMAX theatre but if you just Want the IMAX you still have pay entrance for both. Some of the interactive materials were feathers and slips of paper and on the floor. There was a lot of wasted space. Some of the oil and gas info... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The "science centre" is a lot of fun for people of all ages. It's educational while being enjoyable for everyone. They have separated the centre into a number of different zones that deal with a variety of subjects so if you have limited time, go to the area of interest; if you have more time, start at the entrance and... More

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Red Deer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have a 10 and 5 year old who had a blast at SPARK but my wife and I had just as much fun as the kids. We were there for 3 hours but couldn't get to all the exhibits. We did go to the show about fire and it was educational but fun and interactive as well. There are... More

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Calgary, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The old science center was much better. I found the new one boring and sadly, so did my three boys. Very overpriced and you have to pay for parking on top of that. Not worth the value, unless you have an awesome coupon.

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