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Science North

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Address: 100 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5S9, Canada
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+1 705-522-3701
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Let your imagination soar at Science North! Explore the fun side of science...

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.

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Very interesting, even after many visits !!

Great !! Many great animals. Scientific experience, ect. Was great when my daughter was a baby and we still have fun even though she's a teenager!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Julieetbri
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Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great !! Many great animals. Scientific experience, ect. Was great when my daughter was a baby and we still have fun even though she's a teenager!!

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Thank Julieetbri
NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm so happy to hear that you and your daughter have enjoyed so many great visits to Science North over the years. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place to spend the day with kids. Tons of exhibits and things to do. A bit pricey. Definitely take the whole day to see everything, not worth your money to go for only a few hours.

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this review

Hi Glenna — Thanks for you review and for sharing your recommendation to plan for a whole day at the science centre. There's definitely a lot to see and do! We look forward to your next visit. More 

Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Science North is a terrific stop if you're in Sudbury. It has activities for all age ranges and makes science and learning fun. There are many interactive activities for any age including the adults in the group! It is well worth the trip, not to mention the Imax theater when everyone needs a break! If you want to learn more... More 

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Science North and our sister science centre Dynamic Earth, and their many great attractions (like the IMAX theatre) and interactive exhibits. We look forward to your next visit! More 

St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Sudbury and have been to Science North many many manyyyyy times! It's always a great time! I recommend going early and spending the whole day, it's more worth it, as you will have more time to see more things (shows, demonstrations, IMAX, planetarium, exhibits) and do more activities (lapidary, nature exchange, etc). Check out the gift... More 

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this review

Hi Sarah — Thank you for your review and thank you for your continued visits over the years! You've made a great recommendation for spending a full day at the science centre. Even though you're farther away now, we hope you do visit again soon! :) More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids had a blast. I wasn't sure how they would like it being 15 and 17 but they were engaged for quite a few hours. My daughter actually thought it would be a great place to work in the future.

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this review

Hi Mary — Thank you for your review! Science North has so many different experiences that there's sure to be something to engage every age. I'm glad to hear that your teens had a blast in the science centre. That's awesome that your daughter might be interested in being a future Bluecoat: I have been with the organization for over five... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Educational place to be with fun filled things to do. Geared for all age groups. You can spend all day there and never boring

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this review

Hi Claire — Thank you for your review! At Science North we take pride in creating great, fun science experiences, and I'm happy to hear that you had a fun, full visit! More 

Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Science North is an activity loaded place for all ages. Many aspects of science are readily available for playing and discovering. I brought my students there many times.

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm glad that you've had many great visits to Science North with your students. We look forward to your next visit! :) More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Science North as the doors were opening and we stayed until it closed. Each of us enjoyed the whole day - two adults and two teenagers. The displays were so interesting and the interactive displays were terrific. We went to all the presentations and enjoyed learning about fighting forest fires especially. It was like we were right... More 

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed a full day at Science North and took in the many experiences — from exhibits to IMAX to Wildfires! — during your visit. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Choice to visit for a new long weekend experience with my dad and toddler. Purchased a several day pass and while pricey it was well worth it. Enjoyed the movie options and had a great experience in the planetarium for "story time." Excellent interactive activities for all ages and very family friendly. We appreciated the baby and toddler area when... More 

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this review

Hi Lianne — Thank you for your review! I'm happy to read that you had a great long weekend visit to Science North and found great interactives to explore and spaces to recharge. :) Dorian's Wish is a great storytelling experience for younger visitors — I'll pass along that your family enjoyed it! We look forward to your next visit. More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Science North has many interesting and different exhibits than TO and they have excellent staff that is great with the children.They have way with drawing in even very shy kids

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NinaNesseth, Manager at Science North, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm so happy to hear that you had a great experience at our science centre! Thank you for recognizing our stellar Bluecoats — they are passionate about science and love sharing great science experiences with visitors of all ages. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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