Temporary Closure

Our highest priority is the health and safety of our visitors, staff and community. In light of the recent announcement from Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Science Centre is closing temporarily from Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, April 5.

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Special Update



Temporary Closure

The Ontario Science Centre will be closing temporarily to visitors, effective 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13.

This decision comes as public health officials are taking unprecedented actions to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, including recommendations for social distancing and the cancellation of large gatherings.

There is no known exposure to COVID-19 at the Ontario Science Centre. With the highly interactive nature of exhibits and programs, the Science Centre has decided to close temporarily to protect the health and safety of staff and visitors and to help reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 in the community.

At this time, the Science Centre will remain closed through Sunday, April 5, aligning with the closure of all publicly funded elementary and secondary schools in the province.

We appreciate the understanding and patience of our community, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Ontario Science Centre soon. 

REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS

Information for Members

We will be proactively extending the expiry date of all Ontario Science Centre memberships affected by this closure. Details of these adjustments will become available as we receive more information but we want to assure you that you will not lose any time on your membership due to this closure.

March Break Camps, Sleepovers and Birthday Parties

Special events and programming, including March Break camps are cancelled. We will be providing a full refund and waive any administrative fees.

Advanced tickets

If you purchased tickets in advance, please contact us to reschedule your visit or refund your tickets.

Facility Rentals

All facility rentals are cancelled. We will be providing a full refund and waive any fees.