About Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
The Ontario Science Centre delights, informs, and challenges the communities it serve. The Science Centre enriches people’s lives and their understanding through engagement with science of local, national and global relevance, and serves as a public centre for innovative thinking and provocative dialogue in science and technology.
Since opening in 1969, the Science Centre has welcomed more than 48 million visitors for a range of fascinating experiences in science and technology. It is one of Ontario’s most significant cultural attractions, focused on free-choice science learning experiences for people of all ages.
What to do at Ontario Science Centre?
Attractions and things to do at Ontario Science Centre
Explore the interactive, hands-on galleries that feature exhibits that range from astronomy to geology. (Virtual Tour)
Learn about the universe at Toronto’s only Planetarium, and traverse the Space through multitude of displays.
Kindle the love of science in young minds at Kids Spark and let the young ones rock out to great tunes while exploring the science of lighting and music, and develop social and group skills at Music Studio.
Make music at the Aquatic Play Fountain ( hydraulophone ) located in front of the building.
Watch live presentations and demonstrations that covers the latest hot topics in science and technology.
Appreciate art installations that combines the best of art and science.
Watch great, informative films at OMNIMAX theatre.
The Science Centre is a hub of fun learning activities, exhibitions, films, and programs aimed at enriching scientific knowledge. One can also hold birthday parties, and sleepover at the Science Centre.
Who will enjoy the attraction the best?
There is always lots to do at the Ontario Science Centre. With more than 600 activities spread over 10 exhibition halls, special programs and IMAX films, the Science Centre has something for every age!
When to visit Ontario Science Centre?
Ontario Science Centre Hours / Timing
The Ontario Science Centre is open year round, seven days a week. It is closed on December 25.
Monday through Friday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Weekends & Holidays | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Time required to visit Ontario Science Centre
2 hours to a whole day.
Best time to visit
Ontario Science Centre is a great visit anytime of the year. The busiest times include school PA days and school holidays.
How much will it cost to visit Ontario Science Centre ?
Ontario Science Centre Admission / Tickets/fees
Science Centre Only
Science Centre + IMAX Film
Student (with ID)
|Infant (2& under)||
Buy online and skip the line.
Become a member and enjoy the Science Centre all year round.
The Science Centre also offers group discounts for groups.
Coupons & Cheap deals
1. If planning to visit other Toronto attractions, in addition to the Science Centre, get
Toronto CityPASS– Save 43% when visiting CN Tower, Royal Ontario Museum, Casa Loma, Toronto Zoo, Ontario Science Centre
2. Buy general admission from costco.ca
3. CAA members save on admission/OMNIMAX® theatre vouchers at Ontario Science Centre when pre-purchased.
4. Free Admission on Community Day – 2015: September 26
Types of payment accepted
Mastercard, Visa, Amex, Cash, Debit
How to get to Ontario Science Centre ?
Ontario Science Centre Directions & Location
The Science Centre is built on the side of a wooded ravine formed by Don river and is located at 770 Don Mills Road (at the corner of Eglinton Avenue East), Toronto.
The Ontario Science Centre is easily accessible by public transport.
For directions, check the map tab (in-page), or click on the GPS co-ordinates.
GPS Coordinates: 43.716465,-79.338713
$10.00 per vehicle.
Electrical vehicle charging station available
What about Amenities & Accessibility at Ontario Science Centre?
The Science Centre is completely accessible.
Family-friendly washrooms. Restful nursing station, two brown-bag lunch spots.
Stroller rental and lockers in which to store your belongings during your visit ($1).
The Lobby Café
Located conveniently at the entrance in the main lobby, The Lobby Café offers healthy and fresh sandwiches, salads and snacks along with decadent pastries, Starbucks coffee and a wide assortment of cold beverages.
Keep the kids’ interest AND hunger satisfied with a visit to the KidSpark Café. We offer a variety of snacks and beverages along with fresh salads and sandwiches, hot dogs and Pizza Pizza®.
Tantalize your tastebuds with a visit to the Valley Restaurant. Located on the lower level of Ontario Science Centre, our café features a great selection of cuisine no matter what you’re craving!
Ontario Science Centre has partnered with hotels to provide visitors a fun-filled day of discovery at the Science Centre!
Service/guide animals are permitted. Pets not allowed.All pictures : © Ontario Science Centre