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The Exploration Place Museum & Science Centre

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Wonderful Museum

This is such a wonderful museum! The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and there is a ton of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Prince George, Canada
wonderful place for a coffee

Go to the gift shop. Have a coffee. Just the usual coffee but you have a wonderful panoramic view... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
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“local history”(4 reviews)
“live animals”(3 reviews)
The Exploration Place, Museum & Science Centre, is a Northern BC non-profit organization and registered charity whose mission is to preserve our local history and foster lifelong learning in the areas of science, technology heritage and culture...more
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333 Becott Place, Prince George, British Columbia V2L 4V7, Canada
+1 250-562-1612
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is such a wonderful museum! The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and there is a ton of hands on learning/history for kids to interact with as well as a great play area. There is something for everyone at this museum. I have distinct memories...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank skyden67
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Go to the gift shop. Have a coffee. Just the usual coffee but you have a wonderful panoramic view of a delightful park protected from any type of weather. A great place to sit and read.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mooseremote
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I was pleasantly surprised that there was such a large play area for younger children (5 under). The layout was great with ease of viewing with many interactive activities.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank charwarner
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Super friendly staff and a great play area for little ones under 6. The staff were knowledgeable and really seem to love sharing information! Learn about everything from dinosaurs to ball pythons! We spent half a day here. Sadly the train was not running, but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandy_rah79
Reviewed 14 May 2018

My wife and I were on a business trip and spent half a day here. Excellent staff, very friendly and willing to spend time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Scott P
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Great place to take the kids or a giant kid at heart like myself. Lets face it, who doesn't love dinosaurs!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Shaun W
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A great place to spend a relaxing and informative afternoon on a blustery day. Exploration place is a kid magnet but don't let that put you off. Yes,there is noise and frantic activity in the dinosaur exhibit but past that and up the stairs are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Larry B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I loved the exhibits, the ability for the children to have a hands-on science experience. Also great Science demonstrations !

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ron L
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Lots of fun for young kids! Informative museum galleries as well. We loved seeing all the stuffed animals as well as the live animals.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CindyLou8819
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this place, I've gone just to the gift shop before cause they have super cool stuff in there. Would be nice if they could expand a bit more to be a kind of like a smaller version of the world of science....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Paige G
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