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Montreal Science Centre

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Address: 2, de la Commune Street West | Quai King-Edward, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E2 , Canada
Phone Number: +1 514-496-4724
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: At the Montreal Science Centre, we want to help visitors of all ages...
At the Montreal Science Centre, we want to help visitors of all ages acquire an understanding of science and technology for use in building their future. Located in the Old Port of Montreal.
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Great choice for a rainy day in Montreal. Or sunny

It was our first day in Montreal and it was raining a lot. It was an interactive and fun experience for our 7 and 4 year old kids. Not too long queues. The parking lot is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Ajax, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We decided to take our 4 year old daughter to this museum, and all I can say is for how much we paid, this was definitely not worth it!!! It is extremely small and very limited. It looks nice on the outside but that's about it! Definitely does not compare to the Ontario Science Centre, sorry to say!!

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Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It was our first day in Montreal and it was raining a lot. It was an interactive and fun experience for our 7 and 4 year old kids. Not too long queues. The parking lot is a little far from the main building but it gives you the opportunity to leave the car there and go for a walk in... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My husband and I went to this museum mid day on a Tuesday. It was pretty busy with camp groups, but not overwhelmingly so. We only went to the Game On special exhibit, so I can't speak to the permanent exhibits. Game On is a history of video games and consoles through the 100 games. There is little history of... More 

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Plattsburgh, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visited this museum on Sunday afternoon- quite crowded! The "Game on" exhibit was our main reason for attending. My 14 year old son loved it! There were over 100 games spanning the late 70s all the way up to the Oculus Rift (virtual reality surround glasses). I enjoyed revisiting Ms. PacMan, and we wandered around the display engaging with... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This summer there is a Gaming exhibition "Game On' on display. Reasonable price to get in and every game / gam console from the 1st ever to virtual games for all to try. What a BLAST from the past for me. And my much younger son knew it all.

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My kids really enjoyed this place. All exhibits were hands on and even us adults started to try out some too. I will admit it was fun sitting on a chair of nails, trying to fly planes with solar panels and directing a small robot through a path using lights. My kids had fun too.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We went here as we have a Science Center membership elsewhere so we got in for free. There a some good places where kids can play hands on. Size is considered small for a big city like Montreal. Not alot of exhibits and some you have to pay extra to visit.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I f you're in the Old Port be sure to stop by the Science Centre to check out what IMAX 3D shows are being presented. Tickets can be purchased in advance online, well priced and very well located for anyone wanting to visit Old Montreal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

From Frogger to Pacman, floors of old as well as new video games. Could spend nostalgic hours playing games. The science aspect was nothing spectacular.

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Mason, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My kids (9 & 5) spent 3.5 hours in the Fabrik room. They both asked to go back tomorrow. I am afraid I can't really review the rest of the museum. Free entry with ASTC.

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Address: 2, de la Commune Street West | Quai King-Edward, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 514-496-4724
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic center of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to some of the city's most antiquated buildings and picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St. Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums, festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a celebrated part of the city that explodes into fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its center, street performers and artists compete with sprawling restaurant terraces for space along Jacques-Cartier Square, while the cobbled streets of Rue St. Paul and Rue Notre-Dame offer a reprieve of quiet galleries and atmospheric wine bars. Horse-drawn carriages are not an uncommon part of traffic, and the narrows they traverse are lined with boutiques, crêperies, and poutine shops enshrined in buildings of stone and wooden lattices. Here you can evoke Montreal's past with a traditional cooking lesson or historical tour, then enjoy its artistic present with live music and theater.