We’re excited to welcome school groups to the Science Centre. Book your on-site field trip at a special school group rate, available for visits on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At this time, we are not offering school programs as part of our on-site field trips. However, our engaging exhibitions and daily demonstrations are suitable for most grade levels and are included free of charge with any visit. You can also add an exciting IMAX® film for an extra fee, covering a wide range of subjects and curriculum connections.
|Visit Type||Per Student||Per Supervisor||Minimum Charge|
|Exhibit Hall Visit (self-guided)
Includes admission to all of our exhibitions and daily demonstrations
|Exhibit Hall Visit + IMAX® Film
Includes admission to all of our exhibitions, daily demonstrations and one scheduled IMAX film
*Supervisor prices listed above are valid up to a maximum ratio of 1:2 (supervisors to students). Additional adults will need to purchase their own admission and IMAX tickets at the general admission rate.
Prices are subject to change. All prices include HST. School group rates are already discounted. No additional coupons, passes or membership discounts apply. Please note: Admission waived for a Support Person accompanying a person with a disability.
We’ve outlined the steps to booking and preparing for your field trip to the Ontario Science Centre below. If you’re ready to book your school visit, get started with the online application form.
To qualify for a Canadian School Group admission rate, you must meet two criteria:
We recommend that you book your field trip several weeks in advance. However, bookings will be accepted one week prior to your requested date of visit, subject to availability.
Skip this step if you’re planning on an Exhibit Hall-only visit. Choose a film that’s suited for your schedule, grade and subject area. For a complete list of film options, including schedules and curriculum connections, visit the IMAX Films page.
Please take into account the time required to park, disembark from the bus and check-in/pay when selecting your entry time.
Determine the number of students and supervisors attending the field trip. The required ratio of supervisors-to-students is at least:
Your visit is not confirmed until you have received a confirmation email. If you have not received this email within one week of sending in your booking or modification request, please contact us using the information provided below.
Cancellations + Modifications
Please notify us of any cancellations, changes, increases or decreases in numbers by 4 p.m. on Wednesday one week before your visit date.
Code of Conduct
The Provincial Code of Conduct applies to schools on field trips to the Ontario Science Centre and OMNIMAX® Theatre. Please ensure that your students and supervisors are aware that the following conduct is not acceptable:
The Ontario Science Centre and OMNIMAX® Theatre must also be free from:
Checking-in and Paying for Your Visit
Please enter through the IBM School and Tour Group Entrance. Exhibit halls open at 10 a.m. and close at 4 p.m. Please bring payment for the full amount to the Ontario Science Centre on the day of your visit. Accepted methods of payment include credit card, P-card, a valid PO from the School/Board or cash.
Contact Us | 416-696-3140 or toll-free at 1-888-696-1110
Please note: Due to the volume of calls and the amount of information required, we are unable to process booking requests over the phone.