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Churchill Northern Studies Centre

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Address: Launch Road, Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
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Only had the day here, but seems to be a well equipped and run centre, only saw a couple of the dry labs, but seem to have resources available for the groups, welcoming staff and... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Baltimore, Maryland
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a research center. So, most people come to stay for a couple of months to research or volunteer to help run the place so that scientists can research. Why would you do that? For the incredible show of the Northern lights from October to March. We visited in late February and were blessed with four nights of incredible... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Only had the day here, but seems to be a well equipped and run centre, only saw a couple of the dry labs, but seem to have resources available for the groups, welcoming staff and fab location

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We participated in an Earthwatch volunteer research project to study climate change at the Arctic's Edge and stayed at the Churchill Northern Studies Center for 11 days. The Center is fantastic- comfortable dorm-style rooms, an excellent cafeteria serving hot meals, well-equipped research labs and lecture rooms, and a remarkable dome room for viewing the Northern Lights! And wonderful staff!! We... More 

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Thank Marcia W
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This was an interesting stop in our visit to Churchill. Located 30 km from town, the center specializes in artic research. We did not stay there but we visited for lunch (call ahead) and toured this energy efficient building. The volunteers in the center were very nice. I would go back for one of their vacation packages.

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Thank Caspar S
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We were very fortunate to spend 6 nights at the CNSC for a Northern Lights learning vacation last month. The far northern location of Churchill, with access only possible by plane or train, with frequent delays in travel due to inclement weather, ensures that visitors immediately appreciate that the weather is in control of any pre planned activities. We had... More 

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Thank Dianne P
Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The Churchill Northern studies centre is a very educational place. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The Northern lights are amazing and they have a really nice gift shop there. We'll worth a visit at anytime of year in Churchill.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We experienced the aurora dome, talked with scientists and students currently at the center, a tour given by the director and had many questions answered. They were welcoming and fascinating.

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seymour, tn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A great convience and opportunity for citizens of Churchill to gather, play games, curling, etc. visitors can benefit also, such as an opportunity to try curling, a new adventure.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We stayed at the Study Center in early November while in Churchill on a Polar Bear tour organized by the University of Saskatchewan. We shared the center with a group of mostly Americans on a similar tour organized by the Center. The Center is well away for the town right in Polar Bear country. We saw several bears adjacent to... More 

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Churchill, Canada
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Centre specializes in learning experiences for academic groups and the general public. Academic groups come to conduct research in an article environment. The general public can tour the facility and displays related to the northern research projects. There is a cafeteria and a souvenir shop with unique items it is located outside Churchill about 30 minutes drive on good... More 

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