John Janzen Nature Centre, Edmonton

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#10 of 20 in Parks in Edmonton
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  • August 9, 2017
    Although my grandchildren are 6 and 10 years of age they still enjoy running around at the John Janzen Nature Centre on a rainy morning or afternoon. It is pretty good value for the money..dont forget...  more »
  • June 18, 2017
    Our grandchildren love this place! Inside is a great area where they can climb, go down slides, pretend they are squirrels hiding their acorns, see where the beaver lives in his dam and get a chance t...  more »
  • May 22, 2017
    For the price - this is absolutely the best indoor playground in Edmonton! Sometimes it's pretty busy, but it's interactive, original, interesting and engaging!! The classroom always has interesting t...  more »
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  • June 10, 2017
    Fantastic playplace. Keeps the kids busy and tires them out. Could use a coffee/snack bar for the parents. Went on a short guided nature walk and it was very educational as well as fun for the kids.
  • June 4, 2017
    Very interesting. Good for short visits . The suraunding just gorgeous specially for walks .
  • March 16, 2017
    Wish there was more programming for adults here, but it's a great place to bring kids and burn off some energy. Go on a day with drop in programs to get the most bang for your buck
  • October 6, 2016
    Simple, and not too large, especially at end of season or just a random drop in.. the staff here was fantastic... free to go look around without kids, the outdoor trails behind the place are great for a short walk and they have tons of back country mountain bike trails cut in everywhere as well, you can go for a 20 minute walk, or a 2 hour tromp through steep woods...must be beautiful in the snow, was lovely on a fall day. Looking forward to seeing the rooftop garden in the spring/summer. Some good educational buys in the gift shop and indoor opportunities for kids to play n learn make it a great stop with a few munchkins. Cheap as heck too.
  • February 25, 2017
    The kids seem to love the Tegler Discovery Zone, but the smell is horrendous. Trying to think how to describe it-maybe a combination of really bad BO or cat spray. It's REALLY bad.

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