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Churchill Northern Studies Centre

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Research Center Extraordinaire

This facility is amazing and worth the visit. They were relocating a polar bear when we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Goleta, California
Great place for research and to see polar bears in the fall

We visited here at the end of October as part of a group to see polar bears. it's a prime spot for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Lafayette, Indiana
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Launch Road, Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
+1 204-675-2307
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This facility is amazing and worth the visit. They were relocating a polar bear when we arrived...The researchers ate dinner with us, cafeteria style, and they are studying everything from hydroponics to the northern lights. Great gift shop.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here at the end of October as part of a group to see polar bears. it's a prime spot for viewing and the center has many positive attributes, and maybe one negative attribute. The center itself is located about 25 km east of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this facility as a group of photographers led by Michael Bertelsen. It is a learning Centre with deodorant free environment. You learn about the northern lights, bears etc and everything to do with nature. It has an incredible observation dome on the top...More

Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A speasant way to spend time learning about the area and the people. If you get chance talk to the locals about their lives ans ancestors

Thank Yrrab48
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I ran a programme from here for 10 days recently. The site itself is very environmentally friendly with a number of features such as the Growcer, which houses the green plants being grown. These are used for the site and also sold to the local...More

Thank Steve522014
Reviewed 30 August 2018

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 28 August 2018

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

1  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
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Response from JamesKMTan | Reviewed this property |
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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
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8 January 2017|
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Found it.