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Montreal Families

Montreal Science Centre reopens

The perpetual search for fun family activities just got a little bit easier: the Montreal Science Centre in the Old Port reopened to the public on September 23 and currently has four exhibitions and two IMAX®TELUS films for everyone to enjoy.

Here’s what you can see and do:

Permanent exhibition halls:

Fabrik (for children 8 years and up): put your kids’ innovation skills to the test as they use their creativity to build technological solutions from random objects.
Human: explore the evolution (and the future!) of the human body through demonstrations and hands-on activities.
Explore: an exhibit that delves into the science behind motion, light, air, water, geometry and matter through interactive installations. Budding programmers can even experiment with code.
Mini Mondo: a new, interactive exhibit for children up to the age of 7 that lets them explore their environment through touch, sight, sound and smell.

You’ll also have access to the Copernicus Exhibition with your ticket from any Montréal Science Centre exhibition.

Montreal Science Centre Mini Mondo 1080

Mini Mondo at the Montreal Science Centre

The IMAX®TELUS theatre features two short films (approximately 45 minutes each):

Great Bear Rainforest 3D
The story of one of the last untouched wildernesses in the world; home to grizzlies, sea wolves, sea otters, humpback whales and the mythical Spirit Bear, a rare, white subspecies of black bear.

Sea Lions 3D – Life by a whisker
Discover the story of Otto, the Australian sea lion. Between a jagged cliff face and a roaring ocean lives a colony of unique animals known as Australian sea lions. Adventure into their environment — at once harsh and beautiful— through a classic coming-of-age story guided by one of Australia’s most intelligent and playful animals.

COVID-19 safety measures:

  • To help ensure the safety of staff and guests, all visitors over 12 years of age will need to show proof of vaccination (vaccination passport) and provide ID to access the centre.
  • Tickets must be purchased online in advance and guests are asked to arrive no more than 15 minutes before their scheduled visit time. Science centre members must also buy their tickets ahead of time.
  • Face masks are mandatory and all visitors will be asked a series of health questions on arrival.
  • All common areas and interactive exhibits will be disinfected regularly.

The Science Centre address is 2 rue de la Commune Ouest, Montréal, QC H2Y 4B2

Opening Hours 
Monday to Friday: 9am to 4pm
Fabrik: Opening to the public from 1:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 5pm

Spring Break (February 26 to March 6, 2022)
Every day: 9am to 5pm

For more information, visit the website.

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