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BIG Little Science Centre

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What a place to take children. I can honestly say I enjoyed it thoroughly too. The staff working... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Jacqui F
via mobile
A fun learning experience for everyone!

Big Little Science Centre is amazing for all ages...it has hands on learning so you can experiment... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Teresa M
Kamloops, Canada
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655 Holt St, Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 5G2, Canada
+1 250-554-2572
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Jacqui F
Reviewed September 6, 2017

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!

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed July 12, 2017

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...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

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...More

Thank Jason H
Gord S, Executive Director at BIG Little Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

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.

Reviewed January 2, 2017

The kids will love it and so shall Mom and Dad. A lot of hands on experiments and some awesome teaching sessions. It compares to what you find at Science World Vancouver but with a more personal touch.

1  Thank Dan K
Reviewed December 17, 2016

The displays are a bit out dated and the place isn't big, but for the price it is more than fair. My grand kids always enjoy going and trying all the hands on displays. There isn't a lot of educational type things to do with...More

Thank Trione01
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Kids young and old will enjoy the Big science centre. The number of things to explore is amazing and the staff there are very helpful. The best part is it's hands on!

2  Thank 208theresad
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way out of Kamloops with our 2 young kids. We were warmly welcomed by the staff members whom clearly love what they do. My son loved 'Duke' the bearded dragon and learned so much about them. Seeing as how our...More

1  Thank Lyric21
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Great family time! Lots of fun learning! Great for the whole family! Staff are friendly and fun! Special shows done on Saturdays are great as well! Don't miss it

1  Thank Monique A
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for interaction and hands on. Our kids as well as us parents enjoyed trying different experiments. Staff is around to answer any questions

1  Thank Peter P
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