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Montreal Science Centre

Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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This was an amazing discovery, for its workshops, expositions for all ages!We went with a 3 year old kid who spent the whole day having fun and so have I.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Quebec City, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

March break and the grandkids wanted an adventure. We rented a minivan from Alamo and drove 2 hours to Montreal. The parking costs $16.00 and you have to walk 10 minutes to the front door. It costs $15.00 each to get in. Unfortunately half the exhibits were closed for repairs. No reduction in the entrance. We saw everything in 90... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was an amazing discovery, for its workshops, expositions for all ages!We went with a 3 year old kid who spent the whole day having fun and so have I.

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Presque Isle, Maine, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Just okay. The odd part is it feels like it's a big space, but without that many things to do. Sure, my 3 year old had a lot of fun, but we only spent about 3 hours here and was hoping it would occupy her for longer. Science 26 is the core of the traditional science museum content. It was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

An interesting place for children and tweens to complement the basics of science they learn at school, with interactive games, experiments and and IMAX theater. We visited during spring break, a reasonable amount of people were present. Get there early if you want a locker $1, very limited space. Otherwise, there is a coat in place $2, per coat. There... More 

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pierrefonds, quebec, canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We went on Wednesday with a group of 45. We saw the first Documentary on Panda Bears. Wow ! Wow! and Wow! again. It was so real you could almost touch the Pandas. You saw and if you could imagine feel the trees, branches all swaying in the wind. When you heard the rain, you would think that we were... More 

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Laval, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

our family has a pass for the montreal science centre. we went (4 kids) and mom to visit last week. the kids spent a good couple of hours in fabric. they loved completing the different challenges and testing their prototypes. the museum has 6 challenges, provides all the materials and tools to build. the kids are ready to go back... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Centre des sciences de Montréal is great for kids. They learn while having fun. I have lived in Montreal for four years and this was my first visit. My 3 years old had plenty of fun. I will be coming back often.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

There is lots of hands on exploration for children to do at the science centre which is fun and educational

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Montreal Science Center was a great place to visit with children. The hands-on rooms were a lot of fun for the 4 - 9 year olds traveling with us. The Lascaux exhibit was expensive but interesting and worth the cost.

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were really impressed with the Science Centre. Our two-year-old son loved the Clic play area, and the rest of the museum had some very cool exhibits for older kids and adults. Great location and definitely worth a visit.

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