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Ontario Science Centre

770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T3, Canada
+1 416-696-1000
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Amazing - in every way!

Visited with my son, daughter in law and grandchildren (2 and 4). What a great dayout it was - and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
What a great place for fun and learning!

This place is spectacular. So interactive and so much to do. Your kids will get worn out running... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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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 provide collaborative experiences, support 21-century learning and spark youth innovation. The Science Centre conceives, designs and builds world-class exhibitions; we are dedicated to community outreach and serve as a vital link in Ontario's innovation and education ecosystems.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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 3 weeks ago

Visited with my son, daughter in law and grandchildren (2 and 4). What a great dayout it was - and I didn't see all of it, by any means. It's a big place, which means there's an attractive sense of spaciousness in the different galleries....More

Thank artymart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is spectacular. So interactive and so much to do. Your kids will get worn out running through here and enjoying themselves. If you have younger children you can do an area and cone back another day because there is so much to see...More

Thank CrazyKphotography
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a full day event to plan. It is a large building that needs a full day to explore. Learning and fun best describe the days activities.

Thank sharonhY1067WS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took our two little girls; 3 and 1 to the Science Centre over the weekend for the first time. We ended up purchasing the basic membership which gives us access for two adults and two kids for a year. Great value...More

Thank MarkusRaty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there last summer after a few years hiatus. It brought back memories of my hair standing up. Love the ride trying to pick up items. I did not get far, could not get my air brakes to work, but it was fun trying. The...More

Thank Deb J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My teen found it very boring. Great for 12 and under after that not so great. As an adult was good to read all the info.

Thank renee s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fun time at the Ontario Science Center. There was a lot for families to do. There were a lot of nice things to see.

Thank Samuel K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family consisting of 4 kids aged 10 and below had a lovely time. Tickets are a bit expensive so make sure to dedicate a full day here. Parking can be a hassle so try to head there as soon as it opens. A must...More

Thank Hussain110
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We visited with a 2 and 6 year old, and unfortunately they wanted to spend all their time in KidSpark so we didn't really get to explore all the areas. KidSpark is neat, very play based, but we would have happily avoided it with just...More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The museum is nice and has a lot of attractions. Although this kind of museum is usually not just for kids, that was not the case for OSC. I have been to science museums more interesting. As a tourist, I would not recommend this museum...More

Thank Bernardo D
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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15 August 2017|
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Response from Sidonya W | 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!
3 May 2017|
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Response from sunshineCDN123 | Reviewed this property |
Anytime of the year is a good time of the year to visit but I would go right when the Ontario Science Centre opens as it can get busy. Before going to the Ontario Science Centre I would look online at the time of the shows... More
Chanelle C
30 August 2016|
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Response from Yas72 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what kind of a person you are. If you read all the descriptions and try the stuff, I suggest between 3 to 4 hours, but if you are just one of those look and pass guys, then 1 to 2 will suffice.