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Science North

100 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5S9, Canada
+1 705-522-3701 ext. 276
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Relaxing

Great staff. The students are professional and educated on what they are showing in the labs and... read more

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Naneki74
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Sudbury, Canada
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Family Fun

Something for everyone here. Great for a family outing anytime but especially on a rainy day, lots... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dave M
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Sudbury, Canada
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Let your imagination soar at Science North! Explore the fun side of science in your everyday life at Northern Ontario's most popular tourist attraction. A newly designed and renovated 3rd floor Northern Ecosystems exhibit gets you up close to our resident beaver, porcupine, skunk and much more! Visit the new nocturnal room and see what flying squirrels and bats do at night! Don't miss live science shows, special exhibits, IMAX(R) 3D, the digital Planetarium, the F. Jean MacLeod Butterfly Gallery, and four floors of interactive science experiences.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (76 reviews)
“flying squirrel” (27 reviews)
“butterfly room” (24 reviews)
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100 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5S9, Canada
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+1 705-522-3701 ext. 276
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great staff. The students are professional and educated on what they are showing in the labs and with the animals. Very informative and clean place. The washrooms are always impeccably clean

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Something for everyone here. Great for a family outing anytime but especially on a rainy day, lots of windows and a great view of Ramsey LakeMore

Thank Dave M
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Dave — Thank you for your review! I'm glad to hear that you enjoy Science North as a great rainy day spot for your family (and I definitely agree: the view from the ramp in the science centre is amazing all year round!). We look...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Scjence North is not a place to visit -it is an experiene! The entrance thru the tunnel is spectacular and the variety of experiences will keep the whole family interested. Pet a flying squirrel, lay on a bed of nails, build a race car,fly a...More

Thank PressandLouise
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi PressandLouise—Thank you for your review! You've captured some great experiences for visitors to enjoy! We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Plenty of things to see and do for people of all ages. Isn't open very long but seeing everything in 1 day is pretty doable as long as you don't drag your feet too much. Great attraction for people with kids. Also has an excellent...More

Thank Yves B
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Yves — Thank you for your review! Our summer hours begin on June 30th and the science centre will be open from 10-6 to give some additional time to explore every floor. We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice museum for kids, animals, interactive, lots of things to do. Great educational objects and tasks

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi — Thank you for your lovely review! We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum covers many areas of biology, physics, some chemistry, and geology (more geology is at the "Dynamic Earth" museum with the "Big Nickel"). Many of the displays are hands-on, active learning. The cyber (computer) area includes many mathematical games. Some of the docents are...More

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Robert — Thank you for your review! I am happy to hear that you feel that our Bluecoats are knowledgeable and well-prepared — they are integral to us as a science centre. :) We look forward to your next visit with us!

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Spent the afternoon killing time with family in town, had couple kids under the age of 12 and they absolutely loved it. Can't wait to go back. Wish they extended their winter hours though.More

Thank CassieJL
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Hi CassieJL — Thank you for your review! I'm glad that you and your family had a great visit with us (and our flying squirrels!) and we look forward to your next visit. Thank you for your feedback regarding our hours — happily, our winter hours are...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Good place to take the kids for the afternoon. They’re always excited to go. I feel like I’ve seen it all few times so nothings too new. I like having a membership here though. I can break up our visits here into smaller, less exhausting...More

Thank lu0ma
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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for your review! I'm happy to hear that you have found great value from your membership and use it to enjoy your visits at your own pace. We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Well worth the 5 hour drive from home. Great exhibit, a lot of helpful staff, really interesting for everyone!

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for your review! I'm so happy that you had a great visit with us — 5 hours is quite the trip! We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Science North is an amazing hands on interactive experience for the entire family. A great way to spend a day!

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for your review! We look forward to your next visit with us! :)

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Patty P
May 29, 2018|
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Response from NinaNesseth | Property representative |
Hi Patty — Robert's answer is accurate as of June 2018. General Admission for Seniors (65 & older) is $25 CAD plus taxes. We also have a Grandparents Annual Membership with great value for $180. Benefits included are... More
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Priscilla D
May 5, 2018|
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Response from NinaNesseth | Property representative |
Hi Priscilla! Thank you for your question — You can absolutely come in to buy a gift from the Whizards gift shop without paying for admission to the science centre. You do not have to buy a ticket to go to the gift shop.
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dragonanime11
April 9, 2018|
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Response from NinaNesseth | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for your question! As others have mentioned, there is free public wifi on our site. A password is not required to access our public wifi; you will have to agree to our wireless network terms of use to access... More
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