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Quick Facts

Key Facts and Stats About the Ontario Science Centre

  • Officially opened in 1969
  • Principal architect: Raymond Moriyama
  • Open 364 days a year; closed December 25
  • Visitors to date: 50 million +
  • Estimated annual visitors: one million
  • Approximately 63% come from the GTA, 25% from elsewhere in Ontario
  • 150,000 Ontario school students visit each year
  • More than 72,000 individual members
  • More than 96,000 people visit annually through community access programs
  • Shoppers Drug Mart® OMNIMAX® Theatre opened in 1996, seats 324 people and is Ontario’s only IMAX® Dome screen.
  • Estimated average annual viewership at OMNIMAX® is 265,000
  • $47.5 million “Agents of Change” transformation complete in 2007, creating the Weston Family Innovation Centre, the outdoor TELUSCAPE plaza in 2006, and two permanent art installations
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  • YouTube : YouTube.com/user/OntarioScienceCentre