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Summer 2024

SUMMER AT SCIENCE NORTH AND DYNAMIC EARTH!

summer at science north

THIS SUMMER, SCIENCE NORTH INVITES YOU TO JUMP, CLIMB, AND PLAY!

Start your adventure in Extreme Sports: Beyond Human Limits and feel the rush of 16 sports in this action-packed exhibition. Then, have an out of this world experience in our virtual reality Moonwalk. You can even feel what it’s like to leap on the Moon! Plus, take part in special summer workshops and science shows!

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summer at dynamic earth

AT DYNAMIC EARTH, UNLEASH YOUR INNER ROCK NERD!

Descend seven storeys underground and then head to the surface to create your own treasure in the Lapidary Lab that you can take home. When it’s too nice to be indoors, play in the outdoor science park and have a great view of the Big Nickel. Plus, take part in special summer workshops and science shows!

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Science North and Dynamic Earth are open from 9am to 5pm from July 1* to September 2

* Science North will be open until 9pm on July 1 to celebrate Canada Day


MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR VISIT!

science north discovery pass; mother with infant child at moose antlers

SCIENCE NORTH DISCOVERY PASS Best Value!

Enjoy all that Science North has to offer with the Discovery Pass! This package includes admission to Science North, an IMAX® documentary, and a Planetarium show!

SELECT PACKAGE:
*NEW* FAMILY DISCOVERY PASS

$125

  • Includes Discovery Pass for two (2) adults and two (2) children
  • Visiting with more than four people? Add an additional person to each package during checkout for $31.25!

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*NEW* FAMILY DISCOVERY PASS BUNDLE

$200

Everything you need to enjoy your day at Science North!

  • Includes Discovery Pass for two (2) adults and two (2) children, your choice of Family Meal in Elements, and two (2) $10 gift cards for Whizards gift shop
  • Visiting with more than four people? Add an additional person to each package during checkout for $50!

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*NEW* INDIVIDUAL DISCOVERY PASS
  • Adult — $38
  • Senior / Youth — $34
  • Child — $30

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all attractions pass; girl with gem geode; two kids at dynamic earth

ALL ATTRACTIONS PASS TWO DAYS OF FUN!

Explore Science North and Dynamic Earthincluding the underground tour—over two days. Plus, enjoy an IMAX® documentary and a Planetarium show!

SELECT PACKAGE:
*NEW* FAMILY ALL ATTRACTIONS PASS

$175

  • Includes all attractions for two (2) adults and two (2) children
  • Visiting with more than four people? Add an additional person to each package during checkout for $43.75!

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*NEW* FAMILY ALL ATTRACTIONS BUNDLE

$275

Everything you need to enjoy your day at Science North and Dynamic Earth!

  • Includes All Attraction Pass for two (2) adults and two (2) children, your choice of Family Meal in Elements, and four (4) $10 gift cards for Whizards and Big Nickel Boutique gift shops
  • Visiting with more than four people? Add an additional person to each package during checkout for $68.75!

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*NEW* INDIVIDUAL ALL ATTRACTIONS PASS
  • Adult — $52
  • Senior / Youth — $47
  • Child — $42

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GENERAL ADMISSION

SCIENCE NORTH

  • Adult $25.75
  • Child (ages 4 to 12) $21.75
  • Youth (ages 13 to 17) $23.75
  • Seniors (ages 65+) $23.75

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DYNAMIC EARTH + UNDERGROUND TOUR

  • Adult $25.75
  • Child (ages 4 to 12) $21.75
  • Youth (ages 13 to 17) $23.75
  • Seniors (ages 65+) $23.75

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DYNAMIC EARTH SURFACE ONLY *

  • Adult $20.75
  • Child (ages 4 to 12) $16.75
  • Youth (ages 13 to 17) $18.75
  • Seniors (ages 65+) $18.75

* This ticket DOES NOT include the underground tour, please select Dynamic Earth + Underground Tour

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EXTREME SPORTS: BEYOND HUMAN LIMITS

extreme sports beyond human limits a special exhibition

From virtual reality to full-body play, Extreme Sports brings science and adventure together in a way that sparks curiosity and fuels the imagination!

EPIC EXHIBITION FEATURES:
  • Challenge your balance on a high-line and feel the exhilaration as you attempt to synchronize your body and mind!
  • Try out a parkour course that ends with an upside-down halfpipe photo-op! 
  • Enter a virtual race that takes you through steep backcountry slopes! 
  • Pilot a wingsuit in a simulated adventure that captures the heart-pounding rush of a freefall!
  • Scale kid-sized climbing walls that test your grip, flexibility, and grit!

MOONWALK

moonwalk at science north

You will literally get to walk in an astronaut's shoes!

Feel what it's like to move on the Moon with a special harness simulating the Moon's gravity and VR for an immersive experience. It's one small step for you, one giant leap in space exploration!

Note: Time slot reservations must be made on the day of your visit on the 4th floor.


UNDERGROUND MINE TOUR

underground mine tour at dynamic earth

Put on a hard hat as we descend seven storeys underground to walk in the footsteps of Sudbury's miners!

This guided tour takes you through our demonstration mine to discover the evolution of mining from turn-of-the-century to modern day. Have a blast! Be sure to purchase a postcard at the Sales Centre to mail in our Underground Postbox!

Tour lasts approximately 1-hour-15-minutes. Sturdy footwear and jackets are recommended, as mine temperatures are approximately 13°C (55°F). Last tour of the day is scheduled for 1h30min prior to closing.

* SEIZURE WARNING! TOUR CONTAINS FLASHING LIGHTS! *


LAPIDARY LAB

lapidary lab at dynamic earth

Roll up your sleeves and cut and polish rocks and minerals in our Lapidary Lab!

Our Bluecoats will guide you through the process to make sure you’re having fun, while safely using the equipment! Within 40 minutes*, you’ll have a polished creation to take home!

* Closes one hour prior to the closure of the science centre


OUTDOOR SCIENCE PARK

outdoor science park at dynamic earth

In the shadow of the Big Nickel, visit Ontario's only Outdoor Science Park* with large-scale, science-themed exhibits and interactive structures!

FUN FOR ALL AGES! YOU GET TO:
  • Slide down the large “molten slag” towards a real slag pot!
  • Get in the driver’s seat of a real Scooptram® underground loader!
  • Operate a digger in the Sand Pit Zone!
  • Create music with a rock xylophone!
  • And replicate the movement of a seismic wave!

* Weather permitting


SHOP AND EAT

For your convenience, Science North and Dynamic Earth have on-site gift shops and eateries!

SCIENCE NORTH

  • Whizards Gift Shop
  • Elements Restaurant
  • Coca-Cola Corner (IMAX® concession stand)

DYNAMIC EARTH

  • Big Nickel Boutique
  • Copper Café

IMAX® THEATRE

FEATURED MOVIES

JULY

trolls band together in imax
Trolls Band Together (2023) — Opening July 3!
kung fu panda 4 in imax
Kung Fu Panda 4 (2024) — Opening July 17!
AUGUST
  • Despicable Me 4 (2023)
  • Inside Out 2 (2024)

FEATURED DOCUMENTARIES (50 minutes)

the arctic 3D our last great wilderness in imax
The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness 3D
blue whales return of the giants 3D in imax
Blue Whales: Return of the Giants 3D
fungi the web of life in imax
Fungi: The Web of Life
t. rex 3D in imax
T. rex 3D

For a complete list of IMAX movies and schedule, click here!


PLANETARIUM

PINK FLOYD: THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Pink Floyd’s iconic album The Dark Side Of The Moon, originally released in March 1973, turns 50, and what more fitting a place to celebrate it and experience it than in a Planetarium, through the music set to visuals.

LIVE SHOW

planetarium live show constellations

Our stellar Bluecoats are ready to take you on a unique space adventure. We can tour the night sky, update you on current space missions, and respond to your questions and requests. Want to see your favourite constellation? Tour the solar system? Fly right out of our galaxy? Let us know!

For a complete list of Planetarium shows and schedule, click here!

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