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Fun, interactive museum covering all the sciences. Young folks (and people like me who like to... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2011
barrythewombat
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northern california
Harry Potter exhibit interesting for fans, "potions" show good, bird "show" awesome!

My husband and I went on a rainy day in August, just to pass a few hours time. We've enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2010
AB721
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Northern NY
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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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Reviewed 31 May 2011

Our family went to the Ontario Science Centre this week. It was great! There are tons of hands-on exhibits that illustrate basic concepts. We had a blast! P.S. Some of the other reviews claim the museum is old or run down. It isn't. And the...More

1  Thank CharlieBenSam
Reviewed 9 May 2011

Fun, interactive museum covering all the sciences. Young folks (and people like me who like to play with things) should enjoy themselves. Strangely designed building with most of the levels underground, with level one at the top and six at the bottom. Entertaining and informative,...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2011

We visited the Center during March break and much to my surprise it was terrible !! Facility was completely disgusting and nasty . People had left trash all over the floor including half eaten lunches . The entire place is overrated and overpriced . I...More

5  Thank dakolski
Reviewed 21 February 2011

This place is expensive ($10/ parking, $20 adult admission), over-crowded (30 minutes in line-up to get in, 20 minutes to get fries for lunch) and definately over-rated. I do not think it deserve to carry "Ontario" or "Centre" words in its name. It is neither....More

4  Thank prudenttrav
Reviewed 28 December 2010

That a municipality could charge a fee for such a broken down, outdated dump seems almost to be an intentional scam. Provincial planners MUST be aware of the atrocious condition that the ancient displays are in, yet parking is $10, entry is $20 and a...More

6  Thank jackmanny
Reviewed 25 August 2010

My husband and I went on a rainy day in August, just to pass a few hours time. We've enjoyed the HP movies and thought it'd be interesting to see the exhibit. The actors in costume did a good job and the beginning of the...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2010

My family went there August 18th, 2010. We arrived at the Science Center at 12:30 (2.5 hours after opening) and were shocked to see that there was a huge line up just to purchase tickets to get in. It took us 20 minutes of waiting...More

3  Thank Acisse
Reviewed 19 August 2010

I checked out the exhibit on August 17th. That the security guard’s belt buckled security radio squawked incessantly while we walking through the exhibit, pulling us out of the experience was not the main distraction. Neither was the fact that he was standing there cavorting...More

3  Thank thelastnight
Reviewed 8 August 2010

For paying $8 for parking, $18 for entry, $12 for IMAX and $20 something for lunch there, it was a complete waste of time. Pretty much everything was broken. Those that were working were nothing more than small cubicles with outdated videos, confusing instructions with...More

2  Thank djdil
Reviewed 7 August 2010

Four of us went to see the Ontario Science Center special exhibit, "Harry Potter" We had some 20% off coupons that came with our Telus Mobility statement. The Exhibit is timed and we were able to go at our preferred time of 1:30. We had...More

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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
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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!
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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
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