Montreal Science Centre, Montreal

3.7
#2 of 13 in Childrens Museums in Quebec
Dedicated to helping visitors discover and understand science and technology, Montreal Science Centre showcases interactive exhibits on science and technology that will keep kids busy and adults intrigued. View one of the permanent exhibits such as "Human," which explores human evolution and the human body or "26 islands" which explores 26 scientific concepts as well as various temporary exhibits. In addition to its many exhibits, you can see a science-related movie at the IMAX theater on the premises. Put Montreal Science Centre at the forefront of your travel plans using our Montreal trip planner .
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  • Come and visit our science experiments to bring - kids, ice skating and ice sculptures in the area..  more »
  • We discovered the fabrik, creative challenge activity. We had fun creating a fireball which must - be propel by the wind. There are other challenge to you to discover them. Even parents can participate. Very fun! Finally we saw the exhibition: the hair. Everything about the weight and hair. Interactive and informative. Bravo. Parking close but expensive, not far from a subway. There is also an interesting Member subscription. We discovered the "fabrik, creative challenge" activity. We had fun creating a engine that must be propelled by the wind. There are other challenges. Even parents can participate. Very funny! To finish we saw the exhibition: the hair. Everything about animal's or human hair. Interactive and informative. Bravo. Parking near but expensive, you can that the subway (metro). The ship is interesting members.
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  • This is a great place for kids to learn... and play! only negative observation: a good half of the fancy interactive attractions didn't work properly. that was sometime frustrating for the kids. (hope...  more »
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  • This is a well-maintained children's science museum geared toward mostly elementary to middle-schoolers. Though smaller kids can have fun there, too. The front desk staff was very courteous and quite patient at answering questions. There is a pet/fur display on the first floor with coat check and storage boxes. The main exhibits stretch deep on most of the second floor as a long rectangular area. The second floor exhibits starts with a very open-ended workshop for building functional gadgets, sail-cars, battery-powered devices to be tested in the adjacent areas. Then going in, the visitors will see a medical exhibit, then with mechanics/physics, optics, machines, physical exercises area. It takes about 2-3 hours to explore all areas. You can easily spend half a day. The museum was located at river side where gorgeous views can be found. It's also within walking distance to old Montreal, the Basilica and many interesting small shops and tasty food.
  • Great way to spend a rainy day. The exhibition on the human body was amazing. I also really like their gift shop. Full of scientific books, toys and educational paraphernalia. I had to buy some.
  • I have been to many science museums but this one stands out. The amount of interaction it allows children (of all ages-we were a group ranging from 65 years old to 10 months and all found things to enjoy) is impressive. We felt it was well worth a visit and even said we wished we had something similar near us at home. Nothing was broken or in disrepair on our visit and the staff was very friendly. Even the food was good! Thank you for a great place to have our family spend a wonderful day playing together!
  • Great place to bring kids to have fun while learning sciences. Even though there is exposition for smaller kids, the main expositions target kids 7 yr old and up. We had a lot of fun with our kids and they really wanted to participate in most of the activities. Science 26 is really something passionnant to do
  • This is a must for people with kids. I definitely depend on the science centre, especially during the winter when it's hard to get outside with the kids. There is a softplay area for very young children, and an area that is a blast for kids and adults. I think my biggest issue, if you can call it that, is that there are not very many English screenings of the IMAX features.
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