BIG Little Science Centre
BIG Little Science Centre
4.5
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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BIG Little Science Centre is a fun Hands-On venue for Families. During drop-in times our hands-on rooms are open for visitors to tour at their leisure. The site has approximately 140 stations of hands-on activities to try.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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robby321
Burnaby, Canada542 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
My 2.5 year old son loved it and we thoroughly enjoyed it too. Science experiments were all very hands on and interactive and fun!! Would definitely come again.
Written July 10, 2023
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01myriam
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
I took my children aged 7 and 5 to the Science Centre this afteroon for something fun to do out of the heat. We caught the Static Electricity show and explored the space exhibit which were fun and they learned a lot from. The presenters and staff were fun, friendly and knowledgeable We ended up spending three hours there. There is so much to explore!
Written August 8, 2019
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Thank you for visiting. We are glad that you had a great time. We hope to see you again soon.
Written August 12, 2019
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O4093GLdianes
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Family
The Science Centre was a great place for us to take our grandchildren, aged 2 and 4. Lots of things to try and learn about for all ages.
Written May 7, 2019
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Thank you for coming. We are glad that everyone had fun. We hope to see you again soon. Visit our website to stay up to date on all our upcoming events.
Written May 27, 2019
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Heather A
British Columbia, Canada244 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Family
We visited with our 4-year old grandson. He had a lot of fun, as did the adults. Although it doesn't have the look of larger, more professional styled science centres, there is a lot of play and learning value in this school gym! There were hands-on activities relating to space, light, sound, mirrors, pulleys & levers, fluids, rocks & minerals, microscopes, and other topics. By each display, there was a card that told you how to experiment with the equipment, asked questions to consider, and explained the scientific principles behind the activity if you took the time to read them. Admission was very reasonable -- Family $15, Adults $6, Over 60 $4, & children under 6 were free. I don't remember the price of older children. For 2 adults, 2 grandparents, and one preschooler, we were charged the family rate.
Written March 14, 2019
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Travel S
293 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Friends
Great place to have a flash back from the past and relive your childhood. You can spend hrs here playing with all the equipment learning how everything scientifically works and then there is teaching seminars as well. Just watch out for the few reptile aquariums, startles me every time. There is a small fee to get in. They also have special interest nights.
Written December 9, 2018
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Candice E
Kamloops, Canada50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Friends
Lots of fun for everyone. Great program and a fun place to spend an afternoon with family! We enjoy going and seeing whats new and learn while having fun!
Written November 6, 2018
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Jacqui F
40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Friends
What a place to take children. I can honestly say I enjoyed it thoroughly too. The staff working there are informative and fun to listen too. Kids can try so many different science activities. Fun, learning and a great place to visit
Written August 19, 2018
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Teresa M
Kamloops, Canada6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Family
Big Little Science Centre is amazing for all ages...it has hands on learning so you can experiment and try most of the exhibits, the demonstrations are an exciting way to learn. Enjoy!
Written September 6, 2017
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WoodsyJim
Kamloops, Canada58 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Couples
A great place for basic science learning and entertainment. Often they have 'special events' with different themes that all the kids and adults just love. Highly recommend this as a must stop for any tourist. A super fun place where you can easily spend more than an hour. Lots of interactive items to try!
Written July 12, 2017
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Jason H
Kelowna, Canada148 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Family
This place needs to advertise more! I was surprised to hear Kamloops even had a science centre. We only heard about this place through word of mouth. Seems like an odd location in the middle of a residential area, but the building is a re-purposed school, put to excellent use.

Great place for kids of any age! The old gymnasium is full of interactive displays for the kids to get some hands on learning (the best method IMHO). Friendly helpful staff. (In case you didn't know, if you have a membership at the Vernon Science Centre, it's useable here!) Certainly worth checking out if you're in the area!
Written April 22, 2017
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Thanks Jason Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again Yes, other science centre memberships under the Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) Reciprocal Agreement receive free entry into our Centre.
Written April 25, 2017
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