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Canada Science and Technology Museum

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Address: 1867 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3, Canada
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Canada’s largest science and technology museum is a great hands-on...

Canada’s largest science and technology museum is a great hands-on experience for visitors of all ages. Discover some of the most important scientific and technological objects in Canada.

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A special place for children of all ages

This is a wonderful "hands on" kind of museum with lots of historical connections to transportation in Canada. Children will have a great time climbing aboard the old trains. You... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2016
chillwills
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is or was a fantastic museum for families with kids, young kids in particular. We've had a pass for a few years and used it more than any other museum.

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Thank Jenny D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Seriously ... this place has been closed since late 2014. Yes it's set to open fall of 2017. Giving a review on a placed that's closed and being totally renovated is not a true review at all. You cannot possible make assumptions that this will be the place to be or not until you've actually seen it once the construction... More 

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2 Thank Leamer
Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Mostly great for children, with a lot of things to see how it works many games and a lot of information. but also a place for us the adults that in our heart are still children and want to learn how things work. It is a place to go.

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Thank thor2705
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lots to see and do for kids and adults. Lots of hand on activities. Can't wait for the reconstruction to be completed.

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Thank ancas15
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Best place to bring children on a rainy day. Lots to see and do and great for adults also. Children of all ages love it!

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Thank amber155004
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a wonderful "hands on" kind of museum with lots of historical connections to transportation in Canada. Children will have a great time climbing aboard the old trains. You can easily spend a 1/2 day here.

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Thank chillwills
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Once the reconstruction of this great place is completed, I can guarantee that it will worth the wait.

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Thank Helen P
Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Visited with Family , 2 grand children under 8. Very interesting lot's of early inventions. Not for little kids , they bore quickly, Over all pretty good.

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Thank RJL304
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Science and Technology museum is currently shut down for renovations. Opening again in 2017. Really great place to go with the kids. I am sure the "new and improved" museum will be even better. Kids really enjoy it. Great gift shop as well.

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1 Thank sparkyLynn
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

The Museum of Sci. and Tech. is outside of the city core and vistors should be warned that is currently closed for badly needed renovation to the building. It is set to re-open in the Fall of 2017.

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