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Suncor Energy Fluvarium

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Closes in 13 min: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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very unique place

learned a lot about water. the underwater views of the river bed was very unique. loved this... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Morris Plains, New Jersey
Peek into a river

This is a small place, but it is interesting to be able to see the life of a river. Like everywhere... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
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See it here. Experience it. Explore the secret life of a river and the watershed and ecosystems of which it is part. Discover how water shapes our land, our city, our history, our lives.Recognize that water is a finite resource that is essential for...more
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5 Nagle's Pl, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 2Z2, Canada
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+1 709-754-3474
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

We read about this place in Frommer's and he gave it glowing reviews. You walk in the front door and descend down the stairs where there are exhibits about the local streams and water and windows that allow you to view the stream passing by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

A staff member took the time and interest to show my grandson microscopic organisms under a microscope. He had a very memorial experience!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Went to a wedding reception at the Fluvarium with about 90 guests. Lots of parking and great view from the reception area. It’s not a big area and everyone can focus on the podium or the speaker with good view and sound. Food was ok...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alick T
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Visit the Fluvarium in st. John's! Learn all about the Canadian aquatic life in general and river systems in particular, put a live dragonfly nymph under the magic eye and stare into it's magnified eyes on a life screen. When you've learned what trout eat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PJPoortwachter
Reviewed August 16, 2018

learned a lot about water. the underwater views of the river bed was very unique. loved this place and full of nice exhibits.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

This is a small place, but it is interesting to be able to see the life of a river. Like everywhere we went, the interpreters were friendly and knowledgeable. We walked in the grounds afterwards. There were very nice walking trails, which we could see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kinles
Reviewed February 22, 2018

The views from the Fluvarium itself are beautiful. The exhibits are breathtaking to be able to view it underground and view the fish.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank JRGBonavistaS
Reviewed October 7, 2017

We had no idea what a Fluvarium was when we arrived at the site but were very impressed and glad we went. We learned quite a bit about the local ecosystem and found the viewing of the diverted riverbed fascinating. The transformation of the virtually...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Geared more toward primary school children/s curriculum, and as excellent enrichment programs for summer day camps, nevertheless, worth a visit with visiting families, or grandchildren.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Dogrose17
Reviewed August 30, 2017

the fluvarium has a great exhibit for young children. they are able to see the fish from underwater.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank MENBBB
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