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The Exploration Place Museum & Science Centre

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great place to take the kiddies

I was pleasantly surprised that there was such a large play area for younger children (5 under... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
My toddler and I loved it!

Super friendly staff and a great play area for little ones under 6. The staff were knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
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“local history”(4 reviews)
“live animals”(3 reviews)
“first nations”(4 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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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
333 Becott Place, Prince George, British Columbia V2L 4V7, Canada
+1 250-562-1612
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Reviewed 25 June 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 23 June 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 15 May 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 7 March 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 22 January 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 12 November 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 19 October 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 5 September 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
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Well organized facility with diverse displays and a great play area for the children, Live science displays and courteous advisors make the museum more warm and friendly.

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We have not been here for a while so I thought We would go see the new Franklin Exhibition exhibit. The exhibit was well laid out and informative. I would have liked to more artifacts from the sunken ships but so be it. There was...More

Thank WillyTRock
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