Science North

About Science North

Northern Ontario’s most popular tourist attraction and an educational resource.

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Science North is Northern Ontario’s most popular tourist attraction and an educational resource for children and adults across the globe. Science North maintains the second and eighth largest science centres in all of Canada and features an IMAX® with Laser theatre, digital Planetarium, butterfly gallery, special exhibits hall, and so much more!

Highlights include:

NATURE EXCHANGE, LAPIDARY LAB, F. JEAN MACLEOD BUTTERFLY GALLERY

Polish a mineral in the Lapidary Lab, visit tropical butterflies in the F. Jean MacLeod Butterfly Gallery, handle exotic invertebrates, and trade some natural artifacts at the Nature Exchange.

NORTHERN ECOSYSTEMS

Visit Science North’s animal ambassadors and learn about the wildlife found in our own backyards. Discover what fish live in Ramsey Lake, learn how you can help at-risk species in Ontario, and even come face to face with a snake!

DISCOVER. LEARN. PLAY.

Tinker, play, and have fun in our Tech Lab. Build racecars, learn about space exploration, and take a spin in the Gyroscope. Or discover the latest breakthroughs in biology in our Bio Lab.

TODDLER'S TREEHOUSE - KIDS ZONE

Toddlers and preschoolers have a special place at Science North! This great educational play area is dedicated to young children from newborn to age five.

FABRICATION LAB

Do you have a great idea for a project? Do you want to learn how to create something new? Do you want to learn new skills to give your innovations a jumpstart?

DISCOVERY THEATRE

This amphitheatre is the setting for wacky and wonderful science demonstrations, hosted live each day by Science North’s talented staff! Each show features plenty of audience participation and plenty of surprises!

SHOP & EAT AT WHIZARDS

Shopping has never been so much fun! Whizards is filled with hundreds of fun science-based and educational gift ideas that will stimulate the brains of children young and old. The best part? The kids will be having so much fun that they won’t know that the gift you’ve given is educational! Featuring original souvenirs of Sudbury, Science North "Bluecoat approved" educational toys, clothing, novelties, and gifts for all ages.

Visit our website for more information, special events and exhibitions.

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