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Ontario Science Centre

Address: 770 Don Mills Rd., Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-696-1000
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Ranked #59 of 611 things to do in Toronto
Type: Science museums, Museums
Activities: Shopping
Fee: Yes
Owner description: The Ontario Science Centre delights, informs and challenges the...
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Type: Science museums, Museums
Activities: Shopping
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The Ontario Science Centre delights, informs and challenges the communities we serve, enriching people's lives and understanding through engagement with science of local, national and global relevance. Since 1969, the Ontario Science Centre has welcomed more than 49 million visitors, with an interactive approach that was the model for science centres around the world. It is a venue for public dialogue about science and society, aiming to inspire a lifelong journey of curiosity, discovery and action to create a better future for the planet.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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toronto
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have a membership at the Ontario Science Centre and we never grow bored of our visits. Our 3 year old loves every square inch of the place. Everything there is for children to touch and learn. There is a section called KidSpark dedicated to children 8 and under. The other sections are great as well and they are always... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Ontario Science Centre is a fascinating place to visit with so much hands on pieces and parts to exhibits. Living in the GTA I have visited regularly over the years, both with children and adult only visits - all were so satisfying and fun. Take note: as with a museum, this is best appreciated if you take time to... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I have visited the OSC many times, the first time myself as a child decades ago. The venue is as fascinating for my kids as it was for me over 30 years ago. Over the years I have held annual memberships, which if you are local to the area, is worth the price if you visit at least twice a... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

loved this place so much information, openeds your eye to science. Would recommend that you go worth while a visit the kids will love it.

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Banff, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

the last time i visited i was a student in school and had a blast - they have some new materials and activities but definietly a more family and kid oriented place then for adults in their late twenties - still enjoyed the afternoon distraction!

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

What an awesome place to go, with or without your children. The Science Centre has so many things to do and to look at, you will need to go many times to see it all. It is ever changing, fun and intereactive. I went 17 times the year it opened. I would easily recommend this to ANYONE. Have a Great... More 

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Kimberley, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I have to admit I was very disappointed. I have fond memories of past years when I went here as a younger person. This visit I was taking my partner for the first time. I was so disappointed. The movie in the theatre was OLD and the kids who were watching didn't settle down despite teachers being there. The facility... More 

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

We went with my nephews and their parents to spend a rainy Sunday. The boys, 8 and 10, were occupied all day and they seemed to enjoy the exhibits. Lunch was nothing special but there was a variety targeted for children. We hit the IMAX and all said they enjoyed it as well. If I lived in Toronto I would... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Pretty disappointing. We were expecting so much more. It was good for families who had young children, as there were a lot of juvenile interactive play exhibits. However, for adults or teenagers, it's not very interesting (and I love museums and learning, and I don't expect to be entertained). Many of the exhibits were like giant poster boards. Some information... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Went with children, young adults and older adults. Was a wonderful day with lots of fun experiences had by all. My 9 year old enjoyed it the most and we landed up spending most of the day there. Great attraction!

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