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Canada Science and Technology Museum

1867 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3, Canada
+1 866-442-4416
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great museum with great hands on science exhibits and technology

great museum with alot of different exhibits to see that show technology from the past and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mikesuf
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Orono, Maine
Good.....will probably become great

This place is in transition as a big extension is being built. However, what we have seen at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BucksToon
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Chesham, United Kingdom
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The all-new 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 its entire building, the museum features over 7,400 m2 (80,000 sq. ft.) of redesigned exhibition space, including an 850 m2 (9,200 sq. ft.) temporary exhibition hall to accommodate travelling exhibitions from around the world. Eleven new exhibitions – including the ZOOOM Children’s Innovation Zone, Artifact Alley and the Exploratek maker studio – as well as long-time visitor favourites, like locomotives and the Crazy Kitchen, delight visitors young and old.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“all ages” (21 reviews)
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1867 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

great museum with alot of different exhibits to see that show technology from the past and technology that we have now. seeing the big trains was really neat as well as all the old technology like the old televisions and vcr. definetly can spend a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in transition as a big extension is being built. However, what we have seen at the moment is good, with engaging exhibits, and they try and stimulate young minds. Only negative is the limited cafe, which has a pretty poor range of...More

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IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs team at Canada Science and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you for sharing your feedback. We will pass it on to those concerned for those elements of the Museum. The large building under construction is the Collections Conservation Centre, which will protect priceless Canadian heritage artifacts for the benefit of Canadians for generations to come....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our 3 year old and our 11 month old. Fun interactive area for the young ones. A little confusing how it’s set up. Hard to know if you saw everything. Crooked kitchen was a hit as well as the zooom section. It was a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible. They have some nice artifacts, the trains were cool. Everything else seemed like 6 grade science fair. My 7 year old wasn't even impressed. Would not recommend.

Thank Jeff H
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IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs team at Canada Science and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you for sharing your feedback with us. We will pass it on those concerned. If you have any specific comments you would like to pass on to our team please feel free to reach out to contact@ingeniumcanada.org

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

History of Science and Base of current Technology is what this place is about. It would be unfair to call this place a museum because it is not of typical museum types. Any exhibit that you see here has an interactive mode, so you are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We us to go to the museum before it was renovated and loved it. Now you pay for parking and the museum is not great for kids 8-14. Parts were too young and other parts too old. A few things were still great like the...More

Thank Shannon R
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IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs Team at Canada Science and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank-you for sharing your feedback, we will pass it on to our exhibition team.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum reopened after a couple of years undergoing repairs. It has a whole new design with more exhibit space and artifacts. And a lot more interactive stuff too, so you can get hands on. For more, visit their website.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Museum is free as of 4pm but closes at 5pm. If you are a local, this bit of info may be of value to you. Several previous reviews indicate that the museum wasn't interactive enough for younger children. This made it PERFECT for us adults...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Science and Tech Museum with one of my friends. Hadn’t been in years. While some items were interesting, we didn’t find it very interactive. There are some hands on activities, but not many. It seemed more reading of the displays than anything else....More

Thank KimfromCanada2012
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IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs team at Canada Science and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank-you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, we will pass it on to those concerned by those various areas of the Museum.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were lots of stuff, but there was no flow to it all. Too many old items on display and not presented in a way that would be relevant to children. Again, very few interactive exhibits that would appeal to children. My 9 year-old son...More

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IngeniumCanada, Public Affairs team at Canada Science and Technology Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank-you for sharing your feedback. The Museum aims to let visitors experience science and technology first-hand, as they discover artifact-rich exhibitions. Our exhibition design teams worked to include various components into every exhibition that would appeal to a variety of audiences. Our goal, as a...More

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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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