Experience 101 Inventions That Changed the World- Now Open!

From the carving of stone tools to the birth of the Internet, 101 Inventions That Changed the World chronicles this journey. Some inventions were driven by necessity while others were discovered purely by accident, but what they all share is a significant and lasting impact on the course of history.

Revolutionary SENSORY4™ technology transports you through five epochs of human creation. Buzzing urban metropolises come to life with epic time-lapse media, surround sound perfectly imitates the booming thunder of the jet engine, and countless larger-than-life projections tell incredible stories of discovery and innovation. Don’t just explore the inventions themselves – take time to learn the motives behind their development, and to contemplate their momentous effect on the direction we have taken as a species.

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Demonstration in the discovery theatre

Fire! Explosives! Soundwaves! Flying Squirrels! The Bowling Ball of Doom! In our live science demonstrations, you never know what you're going to get. Buy Tickets

Kash the Beaver

Visit Science North’s newest animal ambassador, Kash! Buy Tickets

An object theatre

Ready, Set, Move: This fully immersive, active and interactive theatre will take you on a journey into the world of healthy living. Buy Tickets

Wildfires Adventure entrance

Feel the excitement in Wildfire! A Firefighting Adventure in our 3D theatre, where chairs move, air rushes, smoke fills, and water spalashes. Buy Tickets

The gyro

Twist, turn, tumble as you feel the gyroscopic forces that astronauts confront when training to control tumbling spacecraft. Buy Tickets

The Butterfly Gallery

Butterfly Gallery: Close to 400 free-flying tropical butterflies make their home amidst more than 200 exotic plants in this tropical environment. Watch butterflies emerge from their chrysalis in the eclosion cabinet. Buy Tickets

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Can you escape?

Science North’s escape room is an interactive way to think outside the box with family and friends!

Players are locked in a room where they must solve a series of puzzles and crack codes to uncover clues to unlock the doors and escape in 45 minutes!

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Secret Ocean 3D
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Dream Big
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Guardians of the Galaxy 2 3D

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The First People were scientists and innovators, carefully tracking and moving with the seasons and creating inventions that allowed them to survive in the northern forests of our country. With this close connection to the natural world, the Indigenous People of Canada developed a strong culture, rooted in respect for the environment. "Under the Same Stars: Minwaadiziwin" aims to give visitors a chance to learn about the Indigenous worldview and sit at the fire with two people who are connected to the traditional ways. Visitors will leave the planetarium with an understanding of common constellations visible in the night sky and the Anishinaabe stories that define them. Minwaadiziwin is an Ojibwe term which refers to the hope for all living things to lead a good life. As we are all on this planet together and sit under the same stars, we hope for a good life for all.

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