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Life changing!!!

Seeing the nickel was a dream come true! I love “worlds biggest things” and it was amazing to see... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
360olaf
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Guelph, Canada
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Great day out!

Took grandchild and friend here for an amazing day out! Great exhibits and outside play area for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tartansnowflake
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Erected in 1951, this famous roadside attraction is a monument to the Canadian nickel industry.
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122 Big Nickel Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5S9, Canada
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+1 705-522-3701
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Seeing the nickel was a dream come true! I love “worlds biggest things” and it was amazing to see the nickel in person! I felt a real personal connection to it cause my partner’s grandfather helped build it. Sudbury is soooo lucky to have an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 360olaf
Staff S, Staff Scientist at Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi 360olaf, Thank you so much for your review. I'm so glad to know that you enjoyed your time visiting the Big Nickel. We hope you can come back and visit the science centre when we open in the spring time! Kindest regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took grandchild and friend here for an amazing day out! Great exhibits and outside play area for kids. We brought wee lunch for outside but they have great place to eat. All things are interactive which kids love and learn with. Very interesting for adults...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tartansnowflake
Staff S, Staff Scientist at Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi tartansnowflake, Thank you for your kind review! We're thrilled to hear that you and your grandchild enjoyed your time together at Dynamic Earth. We hope to see again when we open up for the season this upcoming march. Kindest regards,

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We hosted visitors from Finland and decided to take them to visit Dynamic Earth. They had not visited this type of attraction before and were truly impressed bith with the underground facility as well as the video and the rock display. Truly a 'not to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nkuusar
Staff S, Staff Scientist at Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi nkuusar, thank you for your review! We're glad to hear that you and your guests enjoyed your visit to Dynamic Earth. We hope to see you again! Kindest regards,

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Well recommended for children and people who don't know much about mining. Nice trip to Sudbury and really interesting terrain all around.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Gilles T
Staff S, Staff Scientist at Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Gilles T, Thanks for your kind review! we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon! kindest regards,

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Staff were great. Tunnel was fun and scary. Pumpkin inferno - absolutely awesome! A must for families!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Winterwonderland_11
Staff S, Staff Scientist at Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Winterwonderland_11 Thank you for your review! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed both our tunnel of terror and pumpkinferno. We hope to see you again next year! kindest regards,

Reviewed October 17, 2018

We went on Saturday(Oct 13, 2018) night great fun and entertainment! Very unique and interesting A lot of children were there and so many healthy and fun activities for them to try! 2 different tours to take. May do separately or take both at once...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JanLynneP
Staff S, Staff Scientist at Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi JanLynneP Thank you so much for your review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our halloween event at Dynamic Earth and we hope to see you again next year! Kindest regards,

Reviewed October 15, 2018

Got a chance to see the Big Nickel. We did not go inside the dynamic earth. We just saw from outside. It looks like they host Halloween parties.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cynthu78
Staff S, Staff Scientist at Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi cynthu78, Thanks for your review. Glad to hear that you got to see the Big Nickel. We do in fact host an entire halloween themed event every weekend in october. This includes an underground experience known as the "tunnel of terror" which is a...More

Reviewed October 10, 2018

The numerous mineral displays with accompanying information is so interesting and the large hands on access is even better! We bought tickets to the Tunnel Of Terror and Pumpkin Inferno. Very well organized; if you purchased your tickets online just look for a staff member...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Valery P
Staff S, Staff Scientist at Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Hi Valery P, Thank you so much for your review! We're glad to hear that you had a good time at Dynamic Earth's Halloween events. We hope to see you again soon! Kindest regards,

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Last night I attended their Pumpkin Inferno exhibit. An incredible display of jack o lanterns with different themes. This is a fabulous event to see with family or on your own. The displays are amazing. Lots of parking. For the adventurous there is a Tunnel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CathyTakahashi
Staff S, Staff Scientist at Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Hi CathyTakahashi, Thank you for the great review! We have to agree with with, this fabulous event is wonderful to see with family or on your own! We hope to see you back again soon! Regards,

Reviewed October 2, 2018

It was truly interesting going down into the mine. Our guide was most knowledgeable and a real delight. Experiencing what it was like under ground and seeing how it would have operated was enlightening. We of course donned hard hats and travelled in an elevator...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Staff S, Staff Scientist at Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Hi Geri M, Thanks for your review. I'm glad to hear that you found our underground tour truly interesting! That is the goal after all. We hope to see you back again soon, Regards,

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Michael L
August 4, 2018|
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Response from maryloua406 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is ample room for parking with a large trailer. However; if you go there on a vrry busty day you may find it difficult to maneuver around the other vehicles in the parking lot.
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Don P
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Staff S | Property representative |
Hello Don P. and thank you for reaching out! Dynamic Earth is open from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. The underground tour typically lasts between 60 to 75 mins and the first tour begins at 10:15 am. The very last tour offered... More
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RyaKar
October 5, 2017|
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Response from Peter K | Reviewed this property |
I was told the end of September.
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