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Okanagan Science Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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It needs community support

An interesting place for kids. But its space is somewhat small and the equipment is outdated. Hope... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Leon Z
Burnaby, Canada
Very interesting for adults especially with their childres

Easy to find and enough parking at the Center and in the nearby Polson Park parking area. Very... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Norman C
Vernon, Canada
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The Okanagan Science Centre makes science fun for everyone. Come enjoy hands-on science exhibits and activities with the whole family. We are home to the only fixed roof planetarium in the BC Interior. All year round we offer Planetarium Shows, Gyro...more
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2704 Highway 6, Vernon, British Columbia V1T 5G5, Canada
+1 250-545-3644
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

My grandchildren (ages 4, 2 and almost 2) love visiting the Science Centre and I can see that there will be lots of learning opportunities as they get older. Favourite areas are the dress up and the lego - but that’s right now, and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mabel T
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We take our grandchildren there regularly. The displays fascinate them. The staff is exceptional and very patient. Its also next to Polson park, one of our favourite places to visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MartenColleen
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Superb workshops and events with Kevin who makes everything fun and exciting for all ages and stages

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Fit2
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We were on a family holiday in Kelowna and saw the Dinosaur exhibition advertised and thought we would take our 9 year old along. We paid for a family ticket $30 and wee extremely disappointed as nothing in the museum actually worked! The exhibition had...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We took some grandchildren (ages 9,11 &16) to the Centre and everyone was engrossed and entertained. Great interactive displays - it was hard to get one of them away from 'doing surgery' and another away from the 'Lego' build space. All of us thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gayle L
Reviewed 19 August 2017

An interesting place for kids. But its space is somewhat small and the equipment is outdated. Hope that the local community can support it more.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Leon Z
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Easy to find and enough parking at the Center and in the nearby Polson Park parking area. Very informative and with well documented displays and great for young to old.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Norman C
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I took my children here today, and they all enjoyed the dinosaur exhibit as well as the space area. We have a membership now, and I am looking forward to seeing what new exhibits and programs come about.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DashOfNutmeg
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Lots of cool things to do when you want an air-conditioned place to take the kids. Like a mini-version of the Vancouver Science Centre. The robotic clock is super cool as is the bearded dragon. Could easily spend 2-3 hours here if you take your...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank greengoddess8787
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Found out Vernon had a science center from the Visitors center. Was happy to go given the rainy weather but was disappointed in the condition of some exhibits. Some worked others didn't. The building while dated, definately needs a good cleaning. Some exhibits were marked...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank redjule70
OkanaganScience, General Manager at Okanagan Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. We are always looking to improve. If you have any suggestions, please always feel free to send them to us at info@okscience.ca

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Lianna J
20 January 2017|
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Response from OkanaganScience | Property representative |
Hello, We are open Monday through Friday, 10 am - 5 pm, and Saturdays, 11 am - 5 pm. Cheers!