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Ontario Science Centre

Open Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Very educational especially for 5 to 6yrs old kids

My son likes to come here. Learning more about science. Sparks is the best area. He also... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Great experience

My husband and I were looking for something to do in Toronto and we decided to go here. We spent 3... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Sarah V
Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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  • Poor7%
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An iconic cultural attraction, the Ontario Science Centre is a global leader in lifelong learning, welcoming more than 52 million visitors since opening its doors in 1969. As a convenor of public dialogue on technology, science and society, we...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T3, Canada
East York
+1 416-696-1000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The science center has its own parking lot with a $10 fee. The center is huge, with multiple levels of exhibits. There are discounts for children and seniors. It is child oriented with many hands on activities throughout the center. There are several Imax theater...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ransom007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited the ON Science Centre many many times over the years as a young person then with my own children and now with my grandchildren. Generally as an adult I have found the centre noisy and frenetic and hard to learn anything specific...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mary J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was traveling with my 11-year-old grandson, and we spent the day here. It was really fun not only for him but for me too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mary W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have a 2 and 3 yr old. It was forecasted to rain the whole day so we decided to go science center. We have been to other science centers and this one has a bigger space for little kids to enjoy. We mainly stayed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Eireen B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My son likes to come here. Learning more about science. Sparks is the best area. He also enjoys the wood slide.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FayrieC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 3.5 year old here for a day visit. He had a good time however most exhibits were not geared towards his age group. The facility is very large so he got a lot of energy out running around! The things we did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sam101983
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The Ontario Science Centre has gone so far down I am surprized it is still open. It was years ago I was last there and I remembered it was great, this time 3/4's of displays where gone and nothing to replace them 1/2 of what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mr. R
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

the whole centre is like 20 years ago. i dont know how this centre can have so many good reviews. ig you are into reading a'la museum all right. but promised activity? nope! bad spent 22CAD/person!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank daniela m
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for something to do in Toronto and we decided to go here. We spent 3 hours here and there was a lot to see My husbands favorite part was the planetarium. I liked learning about our bodies and how...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I havn't been here in years ( since i was maybe 8 i'm 30 now ) so i wasn't really sure what to expect. They definetly have a ton of stuff for the kids to play with but as a adult i still had an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MichaMarieRose
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East York
East York includes a portion of old, industrial
Toronto. Densely populated but incredibly safe, it
boasts some of the city's earliest gardens and
gardening clubs, attracting green thumbs everywhere.
The tranquility of the Don Valley River area, which is
rich with Toronto's oldest and tallest forests, is
supplemented by the large ensemble of authentic and
refurbished Edwardian homes, giving parts of East York
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25 August 2018|
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Response from gls2083 | Reviewed this property |
There's a cafeteria where you can buy food, but I don't see why you couldn't bring your own.
26 May 2018|
Response from artymart | Reviewed this property |
I checked their website and their Accessibility Commitment says "The Ontario Science Centre is committed to welcoming people with disabilities who are accompanied by a service animal on our premises. We will also ensure... More
15 August 2017|
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Response from sidonyaw | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe it's $10.00 per day... there is no free parking around the area. It's totally worth it as you will be spending most of your day there. Lots of great things to see and do. I hope this was helpful...enjoy!