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TELUS World of Science - Edmonton

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Address: 11211 | 142 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 4A1, Canada
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+1 780-451-3344
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Experience science in our interactive galleries, IMAX Theatre, science...

Experience science in our interactive galleries, IMAX Theatre, science stage, planetarium, special exhibitions and much more. The science centre features interactive exhibition galleries for all ages. The planetarium is the largest in Canada and shows are included with science centre admission. The IMAX Theatre has the largest screen in Alberta and plays both documentary films and Hollywood movies. The centre hosts travelling feature exhibitions several times a year, with past blockbuster exhibitions being Harry Potter, Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Body Worlds.

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Great for families

This was our second time here as a family. Lots todo, see, experience. We did an IMAX and a show in the star theater as well as watched a science experment. Kids loved it!! We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Coaldale, Ab
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Coaldale, Ab
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second time here as a family. Lots todo, see, experience. We did an IMAX and a show in the star theater as well as watched a science experment. Kids loved it!! We spent all day there. Food in Cafeteria is very good and reasonably priced. Highy recommend.

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Sherwood Park
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A friend, our three year olds and myself spend a the afternoon and they both fell asleep in the car on the way home! The science center offers a lot of fun for the young and open minds, although we did not do the major exibit due to it being really crowded and the teller advising us that for such... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the China production and lucked out as there was a presentation about ice formations in the amphitheater....fabulous speaker and great visuals. Great place for families and experiential learning for kids.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the family for the Angry Birds exhibit and they found it boring (ages 5-14). They checked it out and lasted about 20 minutes before wanting to move on to the rest of the exhibits which they spent significantly more time in. As a parent, I was disappointed in the Angry Birds store... seems like there was more effort spent... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This centre did not let us down! We have gone several times through the years and everytime we go our kids loved it - from the time they were in the range of 10 years to older teens the last time. We always have fun and take infomation away.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had great exhibits, friendly staff, and even a nice food court. The newer exhibits about Canadian research are really cool but they are kind of hidden away upstairs.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very cool museum for young kids- it's not too big that you don't get to see everything and it's very informative. I was impressed with this young lady that my son asked a question of - she didn't know the answer off the top of her head but she say she would find out and she did!... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever the Imax theatre productions change, we attend at least one. The experience is worth it! Just attended treasures of China and Wild Africa! Beautiful!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

took my grandson 14 yrs old, he loved it. it is great for all ages, then we went into the imax theater to so oceans secrets it was wonderful

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Watched a 3D movie as well as visited a few years back with my grandkids to see the Harry Potter exhibition. Both experiences were awesome.

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