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Ontario Science Centre

770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T3, Canada
+1 416-696-1000
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Fun Family Adventure

Took our three daughters ages 10, 7 and 7 here over the winter break. We were expecting it to be... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
D7861QTsusanm
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niagara, Canada
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Very mean to my kids. They were playing with one of the interactive games, and a lady told them to... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
chaserpaps
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New York City, New York
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T3, Canada
East York
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+1 416-696-1000
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Took our three daughters ages 10, 7 and 7 here over the winter break. We were expecting it to be crowded but it wasn't as bad as we expected. Both our kids and ourselves enjoyed the interactive displays. It has changed a lot since I...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Very mean to my kids. They were playing with one of the interactive games, and a lady told them to be quiet because they were being loud. There were other children screaming and laughing, but the lady didn't say a word after that. Very terrible...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Although I hadn't been to the science centre in ages, my boyfriend & I went & had a great time. We ran out of time & can't wait to go back. We sat in on a show and walked around for hours. Can't wait to...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I went to the OSC when my child was younger and it was better as there are a few learning areas for young kids. It was a different experience this time going with a kid who was 9.5. I also don't know if the OSC...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This place really is amazing - it's for all ages. A little expensive but at the end of the day it's well worth it. Lots of fun and really educational too. Not so much a tourist attraction as it is an experience. If you are...More

1  Thank Carmel M
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Great place for the family and travelers to Toronto alike. Top attraction. Although this is a museum really this is much more than that.. it has hands on activities IMAX movie films great for kids

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

I'll come in from a different perspective aside from all the cool science-y things and making it fun for all ages... As in the title, I've been a member for coming on 8 years but why I stay on as a valued member is their...More

Thank DukeP31
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Great place to spend the day for kids of all ages! We love science centers and this is our favorite due to all the hands on fun exhibits. No matter what your interests there is a little something for everyone. I would suggest getting there...More

Thank Torrie N
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

there was so much to see and do. hand on things, ans well as items in glass showcases. Top marks for inters=esteing day out

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I recently visited the OSC after 20+ years. It was such a pleasant surprise and so much fun! I can only speak to the area catered to toddlers/young kids as a great way to spend an afternoon. So many interactive ways to "play". We only...More

1  Thank butterf1y
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4kleins2015
25 May 2018|
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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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Lucy12781
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!
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ssm23arr
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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
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