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The Exploration Place Museum & Science Centre

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful Museum

This is such a wonderful museum! The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and there is a ton of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Prince George, Canada
wonderful place for a coffee

Go to the gift shop. Have a coffee. Just the usual coffee but you have a wonderful panoramic view... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“local history”(4 reviews)
“gift shop”(4 reviews)
“live animals”(3 reviews)
The Exploration Place, Museum & Science Centre, is a Northern BC non-profit organization and registered charity whose mission is to preserve our local history and foster lifelong learning in the areas of science, technology heritage and culture...more
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333 Becott Place, Prince George, British Columbia V2L 4V7, Canada
+1 250-562-1612
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a wonderful museum! The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and there is a ton of hands on learning/history for kids to interact with as well as a great play area. There is something for everyone at this museum. I have distinct memories...More

Thank skyden67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go to the gift shop. Have a coffee. Just the usual coffee but you have a wonderful panoramic view of a delightful park protected from any type of weather. A great place to sit and read.

Thank mooseremote
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised that there was such a large play area for younger children (5 under). The layout was great with ease of viewing with many interactive activities.

Thank charwarner
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Super friendly staff and a great play area for little ones under 6. The staff were knowledgeable and really seem to love sharing information! Learn about everything from dinosaurs to ball pythons! We spent half a day here. Sadly the train was not running, but...More

Thank Sandy_rah79
Reviewed May 14, 2018

My wife and I were on a business trip and spent half a day here. Excellent staff, very friendly and willing to spend time.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Great place to take the kids or a giant kid at heart like myself. Lets face it, who doesn't love dinosaurs!!!

Thank Shaun W
Reviewed January 21, 2018

A great place to spend a relaxing and informative afternoon on a blustery day. Exploration place is a kid magnet but don't let that put you off. Yes,there is noise and frantic activity in the dinosaur exhibit but past that and up the stairs are...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed November 11, 2017

I loved the exhibits, the ability for the children to have a hands-on science experience. Also great Science demonstrations !

Thank Ron L
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Lots of fun for young kids! Informative museum galleries as well. We loved seeing all the stuffed animals as well as the live animals.

Thank CindyLou8819
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this place, I've gone just to the gift shop before cause they have super cool stuff in there. Would be nice if they could expand a bit more to be a kind of like a smaller version of the world of science....More

Thank Paige G
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