Science World

Whether you have kids or want to feel like one again, this place will get your synapses firing.

At Science World, “interactive” is not just a flashy word to mean fun. You will get your hands wet. You can control your own optical illusion with lights, see how flexible your body is, or scan your skin for evidence of sun damage. You can shoot balls through vacuum tubes, or create a hydroelectric dam. Budget at least two hours to do the museum thoroughly.

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Best things to see at Science World

Discover the wonders of science and become immersed in interactive indoor and outdoor displays like the Ken Spencer Science Park or Science Theatre. Don’t miss Eureka!, the physics exhibit, which has great views of the water outside, and water to play with inside. Head to the OMNIMAX Theatre and watch a film on the largest dome screen in the world!

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Best way to get to Science World

Science World is easily accessible by transit, ferry, bike, or car. It is located right across the street from the Main Street-Science World SkyTrain Station, and is close to stops made by both the Aquabus and False Creek Ferries. Positioned only five minutes from downtown Vancouver, Science is very easy to access via False Creek seawall walking and biking path. It is also located near Highway 99 (from Washington State) and the Trans-Canada Highway, for those who choose to drive.


Best parking near Science World

Science world has paid parking for their facility. Rates may change for special neighborhood events. Alternatively, there is parking located throughout the surrounding neighborhood. You can pay by phone, meter, or inside at Admissions. For more information, see

Science World FAQs

Is there somewhere I can put my stuff?

Yes, Science World offers rentable lockers for personal belongings.


Does Science World offer group admission rates?

Yes, there is a discount for those booking in a group. However, the group must be at least 10 paying visitors and booked in advance. Payment is due upon arrival all together, and groups must arrive and check in together.


What is Science World After Dark?

Limited to adults 19 and older, Science World After Dark allows you to explore the building while enjoying food, drinks, music, exhibits, and more. Often, there are guest speakers, unique activities, and showings of OMNIMAX® films.

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