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Churchill Northern Studies Centre

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"We are a Deodorant free facilty"

This is an active site of polar bear (and other) research, so the smell of deodorants or perfume is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Outstanding centre

A wonderful construction, a beautiful space, there is amazing research being undertake. By... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Toronto, Canada
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  • Terrible1%
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“bunk beds”(6 reviews)
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Launch Road, Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an active site of polar bear (and other) research, so the smell of deodorants or perfume is not very welcome there - it does have an effect on the bears and wild life! Interesting to learn - upon arrival :-} 

1  Thank Ullrich0815
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My participation in a learning vacation was rejected by the instructor on very short notice - the day before commencement. Disturbingly, my repeated requests for a full explanation where completely ignored by the person responsible. To their credit, the Centre fully refunded my course fee,...More

Thank dm0riarty
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

A wonderful construction, a beautiful space, there is amazing research being undertake. By scientists who come from around the world. Gives u an appreciation for how much is still unknown Gift shop pretty good too Kitchen superb

Thank roxygirl100
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Outstanding advanced research center. Leeds certified and built for Arctic temperatures, the building itself is almost as interesting as the extensive environmental and oceanic studies that go on year around. Great place for internships for college and grad students, during both summer and winter. Outstanding...More

Thank Howard d
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We went on my life dream trip to see the polar bears excellent teaching about Makro and Mikro ecology of the arctic very good program for one week , very friendly locals , one can experience they are enjoying their job

1  Thank moacuma
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The Churchill Northern Studies Centre was a fascinating place to visit and to tour. The outside of the building is built in a fashion to prevent the Polar Bears from trying to climb it. It has it own Aurora Dome for viewing the Northern Lights...More

Thank Caledoniamist
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We went to CNSC as part of Road Scholar Northern Study trip. The dorm accommodations were surprisingly comfortable, very clean and the facilities very close to the rooms. Despite-50’F outside, the center was comfortable. The food was excellent,the cook deserves 5 stars. We even had...More

Thank Felis42
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We stayed at the CNSC for five nights as part of a learning vacation. We came to see the Northern Lights, which we did four of the nights we were there, including a spectacular all-sky display midway through our trip. However, in addition to seeing...More

Thank Dana R
Reviewed 20 February 2018

One of the highlights of our trip to Northern Lights in Churchill. This Center is amazing and the researchers are very kind and knowledgeable. We had a tour of the facility and were blown away. They also have a dome for viewing the NL.

Thank Bestomaever
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Enthusiastic students and staff regarding wildlife studies..We had Indian Cuisine for lunch that tasted as good as a five star restaurant in Dallas, Texas.

Thank sherrodhammett
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7 June 2017|
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Response from GrantCNSC | Property representative |
All of our rooms have 2 bunk beds, which means there may be up to 4 people in a room. Visitors to the CNSC can request a bottom bunk, or a room for just 2 people, and we will try our best to fulfill this request, but we... More
wendy o
8 January 2017|
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Found it.
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28 December 2016|
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Response from albany007 | Reviewed this property |
Cloud coverage is hardly ever a problem in Churchill. We get some fog when the temperatures on the Bay and on the land are different, but that's not an issue in February. Generally there has been great success in viewing the... More