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Canada Science and Technology Museum

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Great for Our Grandkids

In the heat of an summer day in August we decided to take our three grandkids to the museum... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Patrick S
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Touring with the grandkids

Visited with a 5 and 7 year old pair of spirited boys who insisted on doing everything afforded... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Ralph M
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Ottawa, Canada
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The Canada Science and Technology Museum provides a highly digital experience for the whole family – igniting visitors with a passion for science and inspiring the next generation of Canadian innovators. After undergoing an $80.5-million renewal of...more
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1867 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent part of a day exploring the newly renovated centre and we were impressed. Lots of activities for all children, lots of new exhibits plus the old standbys such as the locomotives - perfect for kids to explore. There is lots for teens and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see and do. We spent an entire at the museum and could have stayed long. We even went in the morning, left for lunch and came back for the afternoon. We say a live display on fire, got to play...More

Thank Sylvie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to an special event called Galatech. It was a little disappointing to find out there wasn't any creativity for futuristic technology. Many of the exhibits featured outdated technology which may not interest younger visitors. I heard so many good things about this museum...More

Thank Veronica A
IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs Team at Canada Science and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank-you for sharing your feedback. Emerging themes and helpful suggestions are saved for future consideration. As a science Museum our goal is to highlight the transformation of Canada with the help of science and technology and the hard work of innovative Canadians. Consequently, the content...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We oddly went the day after Ottawa had the hurricane. Even then it wasn't super busy, It was so well laid out and so many interesting exhibits. I only wish all of it would of been finished from renovations.More

Thank Lauren S
IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs Team at Canada Science and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank-you for sharing your comments and feedback. The renovations of the Museum are completed. The building currently under construction next to the Museum will be a new Collections Conservation Centre that is designed to protect priceless Canadian heritage artifacts for the benefit of generations to...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

This museum has just undergone an extensive (and needed) facelift. Don't worry - the Crazy Kitchen is still there as it has for at least the past 40 years. The new exhibits show past and upcoming technology (although a lot fewer trains.) Although this museum...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We usually go to the Museum of History which includes the Childrens Museum and the IMAX when we visit Ottawa, which is always fun. We decided to try the Science and Technology Museum on this trip. Our three kids were super excited as we love...More

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IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs team at Canada Science and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

We're sorry to hear you and your family had such a disappointing experience. As a science Museum we are different from a science centre. Our goal is to highlight the transformation of Canada with the help of science and technology and the hard work of...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018

In the heat of an summer day in August we decided to take our three grandkids to the museum especially because of the LEGO exhibit .It certainly did not disappoint as there was much to see and do for all of us . Lots of...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the room making cars and racing them on a little track but when we went in to see how a light bulb worked the employees refused to show our grand kids using the reason they were to young and it was for 9...More

Thank Nora T
IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs at Canada Science and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks for sharing your feedback, we're sorry to hear your grand kids didn't get to see the light bulb demonstration. We will pass on your comment to our visitor experience staff.

Reviewed 21 September 2018

Visited with a 5 and 7 year old pair of spirited boys who insisted on doing everything afforded during our stop at the museum. It satisfied all their expectations while we were there, and managed to wear the two fellows out over the visit.

Thank Ralph M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

There is a section for young kids with a climbing wall, cars to build and run them down ramps, a wind-tunnel vortex, and a separated infant zone with some sensory exploration and a few balls. Young children will also probably enjoy the trains. The crazy...More

Thank Steve K
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Hi, Children under 2 are free and children aged 3-7 are $11. We do also offer a special price for families. Trip Advisor does not allow us to share links in responses, but if you search for the Museum on Google you can find... More
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Hi, sorry for the delayed response. James W is correct, Children under 2 are free and children aged 3-7 are $11. We do also offer a special price for families. Trip Advisor does not allow us to share links in responses, but... More
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27 November 2017|
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Hello. Yes, it is possible to take a bus to the Museum from downtown. It is about a 5-8 minute walk from a bus stop on St-Laurent Blvd to the Museum. It isn't possible to share links in Trip Advisor responses, but we... More
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