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Ontario Science Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A Great Place! Love Kidspark

It is expensive to visit and you have to factor in parking cost too, hence I took out one star... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Neat place

This was part of our Toronto City Pass that we purchased. Took a few subways & busses to get here... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
Jennifer P
Gladstone, Michigan
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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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770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T3, Canada
North York
+1 416-696-1000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place has gone down hill since I was a kid and that’s a long time ago. Brought my kids ages 3 , 10 and 13. My 3 year kept busy there with crafts but my 10 and 13 year old were board there. Many...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rmoll7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is expensive to visit and you have to factor in parking cost too, hence I took out one star. However, this place is always fun and there’s tons of things to see with “old favourite” exhibits along with new exhibits too. Check out the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 127ilhama
Reviewed 4 January 2019

This was part of our Toronto City Pass that we purchased. Took a few subways & busses to get here, but glad we visited (wish it was a little closer to downtown where the rest of the attractions were). It was a little hard to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

First time visitor. The place is huge, but the exhibits were mostly for you to look at, rather than to play with / experience. Huge number of bill boards, and pictures. Kids would enjoy more if there are things that they can build or experiment....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kids2trav
Reviewed 31 December 2018

The place seems old and outdated. Many of the interactive displays did not work. The animals/fish etc, seem to be in an environment that was not maintained. Stay away if kids annoy you!! The layout ( and map) were confusing!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 29 December 2018

Only bad things was we did not know about the Planetarium until RIGHT after the last show. Was a lot of fun, and the grounds were lovely. It would be great in the spring or summer, but we had a great time. Was crazy busy,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carriemleemba
Reviewed 13 December 2018

This is an awesome place! It's a great place for families or for kids who are interested in science! It's a must see!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kristina T
Reviewed 13 December 2018

We spent all day with our kids at the Ontario Science Centre. The Planetarium (you need to queue to secure a seat) and the Human Body were highlights. All very interactive including the ageing software!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Euroboy68
Reviewed 6 December 2018

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
1  Thank ransom007
Reviewed 4 December 2018 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
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22 December 2018|
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Response from wrpech | Reviewed this property |
If you buy a city pass you have different attractions at a discounted price
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