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Canada Science and Technology Museum

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The Art of the Brick exhibit

The Lego exhibit was excellent.It was quite a discovery to see the work of the artist and how he... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lyncroft
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Quebec
Revamped

Just opened after years of renovations, learn from fun science and experiments. Kids love it, so do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hubsaum
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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 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lego exhibit was excellent.It was quite a discovery to see the work of the artist and how he used Lego blocks to recreate famous paintings and sculptures. His own creations were quite interesting too. For Lego fans, this was a must!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just opened after years of renovations, learn from fun science and experiments. Kids love it, so do teens and adults. Great stop.

Thank hubsaum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is great with many interested and creative exhibition. The only disadvantage is that people need to buy tickets on site and you can only buy same day tickets. So there was always VERY LONG line up. You need to budget more time if...More

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

Thank-you for sharing your comments, we will pass it on to our visitor experience team. Online ticketing is something we are exploring as we are committed to ongoing improvements.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum just reopened last November after 3 years of renovations. This is one of the best science museums that we have been. The building is modern with impressive and well laid out displays, and lots of hands on and interactive activities. This museum has...More

Thank ephesians5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had mixed feelings about the museum. We visited as a family with two kids (7 and 9). THE GOOD: * Museum is new / recently renovated. The exhibits are beautiful, well designed and interesting. You can definitely see that lots of effort was put...More

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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 regarding the exhibition interactivity. We're sorry to hear that some interactive activities were out of service, we will pass on your comments to our maintenance team. They are trying their best to keep everything in working order but it can...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reopening of the museum has brought back some of the traditional features (crazy kitchen, locomotives, etc.) and brought in some new features as well (interactive room with wind, sound, etc.). With all the advances made in science it would be neat to see some...More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the steam trains, but most of the museum fell flat for us. We expected more things to do and more technology. My kids did love the Crazy Kitchen and the music area. The staff was friendly and informative.

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

Thank-you for sharing your feedback, we will pass on your comments to our exhibitions team. We're sorry to hear it was a disapointing experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have gone to this museum many times with my son but we made a special trip to attend the Lego exhibit. The renovated museum is a lot nicer and much bigger with a lot more to see. We spent over 2 hours but could...More

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

Thank-you for sharing your comments. Museum admission fees are reinvested in the museum to support programming and compensate for operating costs, including electricity. While there are extra costs for special exhibitions, admission for a family (2 adults and up to 4 youth 17 and under)...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The updated museum is a nice place for a couple of hours. We went with 3 adults and 3 kids it was a little $$ with passes and parking. The updates were nice but it is still a museum and not some cutting edge science...More

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

Thanks for sharing your feedback. During the recent renewal all new exhibitions were created by our Museum teams. 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....More

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13 March 2018|
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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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