SCIENCE NORTH DECOMMISSIONS FLOATING DOCK TO MAKE WAY FOR NEW STRUCTURE
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Access to Ramsey Lake boardwalk is temporarily closed from Science North. Please access via Paris or Elizabeth Street.

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HOURS OF OPERATION

SCIENCE NORTH
10am to 4pm

  • Starting July 1: 9am to 5pm

DYNAMIC EARTH
10am to 4pm

  • Starting July 1: 9am to 5pm


ADMISSION FEES

MEMBERS

  • FREE!


SCIENCE NORTH GENERAL ADMISSION

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

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DYNAMIC EARTH GENERAL ADMISSION / SURFACE ONLY *

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

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

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DYNAMIC EARTH GENERAL ADMISSION + UNDERGROUND TOUR

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

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DYNAMIC DUO SAVE $15!

dynamic duo

Experience Science North and Dynamic Earth over the span of two days with a Dynamic Duo! Includes admission to both science centres, access to the special exhibitions, underground tour at Dynamic Earth, a documentary of your choice in the IMAX® theatre, and a Planetarium show.

  • Adult $52
  • Child (ages 4 to 12) $42
  • Youth (ages 13 to 17) $47
  • Senior (ages 65+) $47

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PLAY ALL DAY SAVE $5!

play all day package

Enjoy all that Science North has to offer with the Play All Day package! This package includes admission to Science North, an IMAX® documentary, and a dome Planetarium show.

  • Adult $38
  • Child (ages 4 to 12) $30
  • Youth (ages 13 to 17) $34
  • Senior (ages 65+) $34

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INDIGENOUS ACCESS ADMISSION POLICY

Indigenous People (self-identifying First Nations, Métis and Inuit people) can now receive general admission to both Science North and Dynamic Earth, including the underground tour, free of charge. This admission policy is a way to show our commitment to deepening engagement, relationships, and partnerships in order to advance truth and reconciliation, honour, and reflect Indigenous ways of knowing to collaborate with Indigenous Peoples as partners, in order to inspire all people to be engaged with science. 
 
Please visit our admission desk during regular hours to obtain your ticket(s). 

 
Please note this does not include parking,
IMAX® films, the Planetarium, special events or programming such as camps or NIGHTLIFE on the Rocks.

ADMISSION POLICY


SCIENCE FOR ALL

science for all logo

To ensure that our ticket price is not a barrier to access for underserved populations, Science North has launched the Science For All fund which provides free access to our science centres increasing the number of individuals, groups, and communities who can access Science North facilities and experiences. Science for All ensures programs related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are attainable to anyone living in Sudbury and across Northern Ontario.   

To access passes through the Science For All Fund please submit your information in the corresponding form below.
 
Please note passes are for general admission to
Science North and Dynamic Earth and does not include parking, IMAX® films, the Planetarium, special events or programming such as camps or NIGHTLIFE on the Rocks.

INDIVIDUALS / FAMILIES   ORGANIZATIONS


BIRTHDAY PARTIES

birthday parties at science north and dynamic earth

New year! New Packages! Give your child an amazing birthday party that is one of a kind with the help of our Bluecoats!

Enjoy a fun-filled day with affordable prices and flexible party options. We can help make it a birthday to remember! Inquire today on how to book your private room rental from 11:00am until 2:00pm.

You can book a party any time by emailing contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca (contactus[at]sciencenorth[dot]ca) or calling 705-522-3701 ext. 207

PACKAGES

THE SNOWFLAKE PACKAGE — $345

INCLUDES:

  • Private room for 3 hours
  • An “It’s my birthday” shirt for the birthday child
  • All day general admission at Science North for up to 20 guests
  • Additional guests can be added for $12.50 per person
THE ULTIMATE BLUECOAT BIRTHDAY PACKAGE — $540

INCLUDES:

  • Private room for 3 hours
  • A Bluecoat dedicated to your group, providing an organized approach to your visit, and creating the most FANTASTIC birthday experience
  • A “It’s my birthday” shirt for the birthday child
  • All day general admission at Science North for up to 20 guests
  • Special birthday gift — take a piece of Science North home with our Junior Bluecoat Science Kit
  • Additional guests can be added for $12.50 per person

* Must be booked between 4-6 weeks ahead of the event *

THE BIG NICKEL PACKAGE — $345

INCLUDES:

  • Private room for 3 hours
  • An “It’s my birthday” shirt for the birthday child
  • All day general admission at Dynamic Earth for up to 20 guests
  • Additional guests can be added for $12.50 per person
THE ULTIMATE BIG NICKEL PACKAGE — $565

INCLUDES:

  • Private room for 3 hours
  • An “It’s my birthday” shirt for the birthday child
  • A Bluecoat dedicated to your group, providing an organized approach to your visit, and creating the most FANTASTIC birthday experience
  • All day general admission at Dynamic Earth for up to 20 guests
  • An underground tour
  • Additional guests can be added for $12.50 per person

* Must be booked between 4-6 weeks ahead of the event *

LUNCH OPTIONS

A variety of food service options are available for you and your birthday party guests, including vegan and gluten-free alternatives.

PLEASE NOTE: Apart from Birthday Cake or Cupcakes, no outside food is permitted on our sites.

PIZZA OPTIONS 🍕
  • Cheese — $25
  • Pepperoni — $25
  • Canadian — $29
  • Deluxe — $29
  • Vegetarian — $29
SHAREABLE PLATTERS 🥗
  • Fruit tray — $55
  • Vegetable tray — $55
BEVERAGES 🥤
  • Assorted juice boxes — $1.75
  • Milk boxes — $2.25
  • Assorted pop bottles — $3.99
  • Water service (jugs of water and cups)$5

BIRTHDAY PARTY FAQs

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE SCIENCE NORTH OR DYNAMIC EARTH FOR MY CHILD'S BIRTHDAY PARTY?

Science North and Dynamic Earth are dedicated to offering safe, fun, and educational parties to kids of all ages. We provide a stress-free service, experience and lasting memories for all who attend.

You can book a party any time by emailing contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca (contactus[at]sciencenorth[dot]ca) or calling 705-522-3701 ext. 207

CAN I HAVE SOMEONE TO HELP FACILITATE THE BIRTHDAY PARTY?

Yes! Our Ultimate Bluecoat Birthday Package provides a Bluecoat guide dedicated to your group, providing an organized approach to your visit, and creating the most FANTASTIC birthday experience!

HOW DO I PAY FOR PARKING?

Parking is $6 for the day. If you are a Science North member, you can get your parking ticket validated at the front desk upon arrival. 

IS THERE ANYTHING WE CAN ADD ON TO THE BIRTHDAY PARTY?

We have the option to add on an experience in the Planetarium. The Planetarium can be added to any package with the rate of $5 per person. We do have theatre capacity restrictions, please ensure to include the Planetarium show at time of booking. 

WHEN CAN I ARRIVE FOR MY PARTY?

You can arrive 30 minutes before your party start time to set up the room. You will need to check in with the front desk staff upon arrival. You will be given your general admission passes and given directions on where the party room is.

WHAT AM I ALLOWED TO BRING TO THE PARTY? WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

Feel free to bring a birthday cake, cupcakes or cookies, candles, and presents. All other items are available for purchase through the center. We do not allow outside food, drinks, or coolers.

We offer vegetable trays, fruit trays, soft drinks, juice bottles.

CAN WE BRING OUR OWN DECORATIONS / PLATES / NAPKINS?

Yes, you are more than welcome to bring anything decorative that does not have to be put on walls. Plates and napkins are supplied, however, you can bring your own if you have themed your party. Please know that all of this is included in your party!

All our disposables are compostable or recyclable.

CAN WE BRING OUR OWN BEVERAGES?

If you have booked a birthday party with us, the only outside food we allow you to bring would be the birthday cake / cupcakes. If you need additional drinks we offer soda, juice, and milk at the café area. We also have water fountains available for your use.

DO YOU MAKE AN EXCEPTION FOR FOOD DUE TO DIETARY NEEDS?

Yes, if your child has food sensitivities, please let us know upon booking your party so that we can make the appropriate accommodations. We can prepare gluten free pizza crust and / or vegan cheese.

IS THERE A PLACE TO PUT PRESENTS?

Yes, in the party room we have tables for presents. As we are a charitable organization, there is the option for donations in lieu of gifts for the child.

WHAT IF I JUST WANT TO WALK IN AND HAVE A PARTY?

We do not allow cake or presents in our general seating area. If you would like to eat cake or open presents in our facility, please reserve a room.

WHAT IS THE AMOUNT OF THE DEPOSIT?
  • The deposit amount is $100. The deposit is applied to the final bill at the beginning of your party.
WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?

A $100 non-refundable deposit will be taken at the time off booking. There is a $50 cancellation fee if you choose to cancel the party with less than a 48-hour notice. If it is more than 48 hours, then we will work with you to find another date and time to host your party.

WEATHER: If weather causes the facility to close, you can re-schedule or have a refund without penalty.

CAN I USE GIFT CARDS OR COUPONS TOWARDS A PARTY BOOKING?

You are welcome to use a gift card towards the payment of your party.

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS I CAN HAVE AT MY PARTY?

The maximum number of people would be 25. This is due to room size constraints.

WHAT IS A SUITABLE TIME TO CALL IN ADVANCE TO BOOK A PARTY?

To ensure you get the time and date you prefer, we would recommend booking your party at least 4-6 weeks before the party.

The easiest way to book a party is to email contactus [at] sciencenorth.ca (contactus[at]sciencenorth[dot]ca) or call 705-522-3701 ext. 207

ARE AGES 4 AND UNDER FREE WITH PARTIES?

Yes, children 4 and under would be free. There would be an additional charge for food if they were to be included in the lunch.

IF I AM ATTENDING A PARTY, CAN I STAY ONCE THE PARTY IS OVER?

Your party admission to the science center is good for the entire day.

WILL THE OUTDOOR SCIENCE PARK BE AVAILABLE FOR US TO ENJOY?

The science park opens sometime in May depending upon weather and is open daily until our closing day in late September. If there is inclement weather such as heavy rains and the threat of lightning, the park would be closed during these times.

IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?

Our birthday parties are intended for children between the ages of 4 and 12.

HOW IS MY PARTY RUN? WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE OF THE PARTY?

You will have the private party room, which was prebooked for 3 hours for your lunch, cake, and presents. You can enjoy the center before and after that time during the center’s operating hours.


GIFT CARDS

gift card

For the person who has everything – a valued employee or a special client you may be trying to impress – our gift cards make for a fantastic gift! Redeem them and discover all of the wonderfully unique experiences our science centres have to offer!

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PARKING

  • First hour: FREE
  • $2 per hour with a max rate of $6 a day 
  • 24/7
  • Gate will be open for special events and the Sudbury Market
  • PARKING RATES MAY VARY DEPENDING UPON DAYS OF OPERATION

Paid parking is in effect 24/7 except for certain special events. Members can validate their parking at the front desk.


MAP

Science North map iconScience North is at 100 Ramsey Lake Road.

Dynamic Earth map iconDynamic Earth – Home of the Big Nickel is located at 122 Big Nickel Road.

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VISITOR CODE OF CONDUCT

Science North inspires all people to be curious about science in the world around them. Science North is committed to providing an inclusive, safer, secure, and respectful environment for all visitors, employees, volunteers and contractors. Behaviour that puts the well-being of our visitors, Bluecoats, and property, at risk will not be tolerated. Any person or group exhibiting aggressive, harassing, threatening, or discriminatory behaviour towards another person, group, or science centre staff or volunteer, will be asked to leave the premises.

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