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

Official Website: Telus Science World

Fee: Yes

Closed Now

Regular Hours:
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website.

  • Monday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 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 - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Category: Museums

Address: 1455 Quebec Street
Science World
Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7
Canada

Phone: +1 604-443-7440

Reviews

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 178 Reviews.

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5 Star Rating On April 23rd, Science world held a free admission day where you first pre booked tickets online and picked a specific time to come on that day. The tickets... Read More

Mike T. Apr-29-2022

5 Star Rating Ok so Science World ... I can concur that in previous years it was quite dull & sad ... for adults at least. I had not been back in probably since the... Read More

Shonah M. Mar-19-2022

5 Star Rating Visiting from out of town with our toddler and decided to get some educational fun in for the family. We had to actually reschedule our tickets to the next... Read More

Genevieve M. Feb-22-2022

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

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