Science World Vancouver

Telus World of Science and the OMNIMAX theatre, commonly called Science World, will entertain your entire family with many hands-on exhibits and displays

Science World's striking geodesic dome
Science World's striking geodesic dome cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by DoNotLick

Science World Vancouver, properly called Telus World of Science, due to its corporate sponsorship, is located in a large and striking geodesic dome over looking the east end of False Creek that has become a major city landmark.

The striking dome was originally the Expo Centre building during the Expo 86 World's Fair in Vancouver. It is easily accessed by Vancouver public transit from the Main Street - Science World SkyTrain Station.

This popular venue offers families a wide range of both permanent and changing interactive and educational science exhibits along with a variety of fascinating shows in the OMNIMAX theatre.

You can travel from Telus World of Science to Granville Island and Yaletown with either of two privately operated passenger ferry services; False Creek Ferries or Aquabus that link various points around False Creek. As these are not part of the Public Transit system additional fares apply, however, they are not expensive.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: Yes

Open Now: Yes! Some attractions may restrict entry prior to their closing time.

Hours This Week:
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Address: 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7, Canada

Phone: (604) 443-7440

Official Website: Telus Science World

How to get to Telus Science World by SkyTrain

SkyTrain Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Expo LineMain Street-Science World3 Minutes

No bus needed. Telus World of Science is located just a brief walk west along Terminal Avenue from the Main Street-Science World Station. It is clearly visible from the station.

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Check out this very funny video of Rick Mercer exploring Science World

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Telus Science World Reviews

Overall Rating: 4.3 out of 5 based on 113 reviews. See all

5 Star Rating Cool place to visit, bit of science, beautiful views, and unique shape make this place a must see.

Nick Montenegro - 1 hour ago

3 Star Rating Guess it's just not my thing. Nothing bad. Just not very entertaining for this old guy.

Ian Peppin - 5 days ago

5 Star Rating Very educational establishment for the kids and older kids. Im so very grateful we have this shiny dome in our beautiful city.

M Chen - 1 month ago

5 Star Rating This review is for a wedding I recently attended at Science World so can't really comment on the Science part of the experience! What an incredible location to hold a wedding! The ceremony was on the upper outdoor deck area and the reception down in one of the large exhibit rooms. By far the coolest, most unique setting for a wedding I have ever experienced.

Mark Kanty - 2 months ago

5 Star Rating Went for one of their after dark events... Loved it. Part of the charm for me was that I grew up visiting the place, and had fond memories of it. As this was a special event, they brought in speakers from Image Engine to talk about some of the special effects work they did on Jurassic World - which was the highlight of the evening. They also had some fun little science demos. All of the hands on exhibits were open too, and without kids around, one was able to fool around with them for probably more time than they'd normally be able to. Alcohol was available for purchase at relatively reasonable rates. If you haven't been to an after-dark event at Science World, and have a bit of an inner child, or find the guest speaker they have presenting interesting, you should go.

Acco D'Avies - 3 months ago

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