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Science East

668 Brunswick St, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1H6, Canada
+1 506-457-2340
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Small but Fun

Small place, but has lots of fun stuff inside to discover. Great for kids, adults, anyone with an... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Oshawa, Canada
Don't judge a book by its cover

This little museum was do much fun. Very interactive. Some of the highlights for my two children 10... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
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Science East's mission is to inspire and inform through hands-on science experiences. The Science Centre has over 100 exhibits that teach the basics of science in a fun and entertaining way. You can interact with exotic insects, make patterns with a laser beam, create a mini-tornado and lots more. And with something for all ages, there is no better way to get your hands on science! PLAY with more than 150 hands-on science exhibits for a one-of-a-kind experience, plus don't miss the dungeon museum!DISCOVER and explore the only science playground in Atlantic Canada, featuring a climbing wall, human gyroscope and much, much more!LEARN at our extensive camp programs that run through the summer, March Break and on school PD days.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old jail” (11 reviews)
“all ages” (14 reviews)
668 Brunswick St, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1H6, Canada
+1 506-457-2340
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Small place, but has lots of fun stuff inside to discover. Great for kids, adults, anyone with an interest to discover.

Thank mathewv174
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This little museum was do much fun. Very interactive. Some of the highlights for my two children 10 and 4, was a hurricane simulation exhibit, climbing wall, and the jail that was preserved from what once stood on the site. We were there much longer...More

Thank JhoannaConnecticut
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had our science center pass for Toronto, and found we could use it at other science centers. So we were in Fredericton and thought we would check it out. Lots of exciting science things to see and do. The history of the buidling being...More

Thank Lynette C
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We where in Fredericton for the days in we where glad to chose this attraction it as something for all ages ,interesting fact science courts by the staff really helpful,we spend more than three hours try to solve all the test and learning at the...More

Thank chisasibi
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Science East does not look like much from outside....seriously! (Since it used to be a jail), but once inside it was a ton of fun. I visited with 5 children age 7 through 15. All of us had a great time including myself. Admission was...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We had a really fun visit here! My daughter loved all the hands in exhibits, especially the playground with the giant chess and jenga games.

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 13 August 2017

What a great science centre, not the biggest we have been to, but it's got a big heart. Lots of hands on activities and information. The basement was the the first jails and the backyard has a somewhat science themed playground. Well worth half a...More

Thank Davidtisme
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Science East is a cool little science museum that long ago was one of Fredericton's Jails. The science museum is pretty interactive with cool stuff to do spread over 2 floors.

Thank Erin H
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to take the family. Lots to do young and old. Hands on enjoyment for all and at a affordable price, recommend forsure

Thank Cherrise T
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I went there with my 6 and 1.5 year old and they both had an amazing time! Lots of fun stuff to do. Absolute heaven for young children!! Actually it was fun for the adults also:) Highly recommended! P.S The basement is indeed haunted:)

Thank Katya D
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