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Science North

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100 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5S9, Canada
+1 705-522-3701 ext. 276
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We visit this palace every year and they are always changing. This year was extremes of human... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
thebeamingbumpkin
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Huntsville, Canada
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A fun way to learn about science

Great experience for the whole family lots to see and do. Four levels of different activities and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lorraine S
,
Kearney, Canada
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Let your imagination soar at Science North! Explore the fun side of science in your everyday life at Northern Ontario's most popular tourist attraction. A newly designed and renovated 3rd floor Northern Ecosystems exhibit gets you up close to our resident beaver, porcupine, skunk and much more! Visit the new nocturnal room and see what flying squirrels and bats do at night! Don't miss live science shows, special exhibits, IMAX(R) 3D, the digital Planetarium, the F. Jean MacLeod Butterfly Gallery, and four floors of interactive science experiences.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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100 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5S9, Canada
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+1 705-522-3701 ext. 276
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visit this palace every year and they are always changing. This year was extremes of human movement and it was great.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great experience for the whole family lots to see and do. Four levels of different activities and animals to see and do. Fun for the whole family.

Thank Lorraine S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was well worth the drive out from the Soo. The museum is interactive and fun for the whole family. This place topped our list of favourite science museums. Many of the exhibits are easy for younger kids to operate themselves. Our kids are 7,10...More

Thank Tania H
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Tania — Thank you for your glowing review! That's awesome that you had a full and fun day during your visit! I'm happy that everyone in your group had a great time exploring our different workshops and activities and chatting with our Bluecoats. Great...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think I could get tired of this place. I find it much more serene, interactive and enjoyable than the busy Toronto Science Centre...highlights were polishing rocks (and you have time, which is good, because my 9 year old was right focused for over...More

Thank Tiffany M
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Tiffany — I'm so glad that you find Science North meets your needs for a more relaxed, fun experience. It sounds like you took advantage of some great experiences during your last visit, such as polishing your own rocks in our lapidary lab, and visiting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Science North holds interest for visitors of all ages. It's particular strengths are the variety of live insects, snakes,the butterfly room, and the exhibits that allow you to experience the sensations of high-wire walking, skiing etc. The cinemax theatre on the premises shows a variety...More

Thank charlenebiggs
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Charlene — Thank you for your review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoy the variety of experiences at Science North, including our hands-on exhibits, and live insects and animal ambassadors! We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had tonnes of fun at Science North! Lots of interactive activities and things for you to do so you have to spend at least one full day here. If you buy the Dynamic Duo pass, you will get admission to the Dynamic Earth also,...More

Thank Tracy H
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tracy! Thank you for your review! I'm happy to hear that you had a great visit to Science North (and sampled some tasty insects, it sounds!). Great recommendation for the Dynamic Duo pass — it has such great value to give you access to both...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shows were cancelled due to a wedding reception? On a long weekend at that, seemed to be a money grab. Not impressed!More

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! I am sorry to hear that parts of your visit did not meet your expectations, as the show schedule for Wildfires! A Fire Fighting Adventure and Insects 3D was modified in the afternoon to accommodate setup for a wedding reception...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for young & old alike & the price is very reasonable especially when coupled with Dynamic Earth . So many hands on learning things to do

Thank Garth M
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Garth — Thank you for your review! I am glad that you enjoy the many hands-on exhibits and workshops that we have to offer at Science North and Dynamic Earth! We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for an afternoon. Nicely split up for different age groups/levels. Very informative and 100% interactive.

Thank Durango_Traveller
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your afternoon visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was out fifth trip to Sudbury since 2012, but we had never quite made it to Science North before. We again put it off until we were leaving town, so instead of a full visit we went to the planetarium show "We Are Stars"....More

Thank Edward W
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Edward — Thank you for your review! I'm happy to hear that you found time to visit us during your trip to Sudbury! I will pass along your feedback to our Bluecoat team working in the Planetarium — they are very passionate about space and...More

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Patty P
May 29, 2018|
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Response from NinaNesseth | Property representative |
Hi Patty — Robert's answer is accurate as of June 2018. General Admission for Seniors (65 & older) is $25 CAD plus taxes. We also have a Grandparents Annual Membership with great value for $180. Benefits included are... More
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Priscilla D
May 5, 2018|
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Hi Priscilla! Thank you for your question — You can absolutely come in to buy a gift from the Whizards gift shop without paying for admission to the science centre. You do not have to buy a ticket to go to the gift shop.
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April 9, 2018|
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Response from NinaNesseth | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for your question! As others have mentioned, there is free public wifi on our site. A password is not required to access our public wifi; you will have to agree to our wireless network terms of use to access... More
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