Children Museums and Science Centres Ontario

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CHILDREN'S MUSEUMS AND SCIENCE CENTRES

Let your kids get hands-on at science centres and museums with activities and programs geared to expand young minds.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUMS

Kid-oriented museums include the Hamilton Children's Museum, London Regional Children's Museum, Niagara Children's Museum, and THEMUSEUM in Kitchener-Waterloo.

SCIENCE, CULTURE AND NATURE

Explore at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto where new exciting exhibits are featured seasonally. Science North in Sudbury features a new domed planetarium, while Dynamic Earth focuses its attention below - on Ontario's geology. Stargaze from Canada’s newest astronomical observatory at Long Point Observatory in St. Williams.

In Ottawa, the Canadian Museum of Nature is a national landmark and includes a Live Animals area. Learn about world culture and natural history at the Royal Ontario Museum and study the greats at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Find fascinating footwear at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto or climb aboard a vintage aircraft at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. The Royal Botanical Gardens, one of Canada's largest botanical gardens, is a living museum of untamed and cultivated landscapes and flora and boasts a recently renovated rock garden.

Learn more about First Nations culture and Ontario’s history.

Girl using magnifying glass during ROM kid's program.

ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM

With kid oriented special programs and activities throughout the year, come for performances, hands-on crafts and demonstrations, live animals, and other interactive activities.
Boy shaking hands with a mountie at the Museum of History.

CANADIAN CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

Your kids won’t want to leave the Canadian Children’s Museum, part of Ottawa’s Canadian Museum of History. The Museum’s diversity and richness engage children of all ages, allowing them to explore and learn through play.
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