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 photo 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

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

Phone: (604) 443-7440

Official Website: Telus Science World

Directions

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

How to get to Telus Science World by SkyTrain

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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Reviews

Rated 4.3 out of 5

5 Star Rating We got the year pass as an option to take regularly my toddler on rainy days or days when we don't know we're to go. It is great if you have kids under 6 they have a very cool play area plus the usual science world stuff. There is also triple o s to eat and lots of space to run around.

Anais M - 11 hours ago

5 Star Rating Who doesn't love learning about science? I loved going to science centres as a kid, and I may enjoy it even more now. Science World does a great job at catering to any and every age group, always have fun new exhibits, and for adults the Adult Only nights are an absolute blast. Also, if you buy a membership here you get a discount at the aquarium and science centres across the country!

Daniel Schell - 10 days ago

4 Star Rating Our group of 5 children of various ages between 2-8 enjoyed themselves. There is lots to explore. The exhibits are engaging & well maintained. Volunteers are outstanding! I deducted 1 star due to the expense of entrance & parking. Unfortunately, this will have to be a once a year outing as it is so costly.

Tara Harmony - 21 days ago

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

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