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Science East

668 Brunswick St, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1H6, Canada
+1 506-457-2340
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Amazing place

We where in Fredericton for the days in we where glad to chose this attraction it as something for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
A nice surprise for all ages!

Science East does not look like much from outside....seriously! (Since it used to be a jail), but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Carrie B
London, Ontario, Canada
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Science East's mission is to inspire and inform through hands-on science experiences. The Science Centre has over 100 exhibits that teach the basics of science in a fun and entertaining way. You can interact with exotic insects, make patterns with a laser beam, create a mini-tornado and lots more. And with something for all ages, there is no better way to get your hands on science! PLAY with more than 150 hands-on science exhibits for a one-of-a-kind experience, plus don't miss the dungeon museum!DISCOVER and explore the only science playground in Atlantic Canada, featuring a climbing wall, human gyroscope and much, much more!LEARN at our extensive camp programs that run through the summer, March Break and on school PD days.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old jail” (10 reviews)
“all ages” (12 reviews)
668 Brunswick St, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1H6, Canada
+1 506-457-2340
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We where in Fredericton for the days in we where glad to chose this attraction it as something for all ages ,interesting fact science courts by the staff really helpful,we spend more than three hours try to solve all the test and learning at the...More

Thank chisasibi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Science East does not look like much from outside....seriously! (Since it used to be a jail), but once inside it was a ton of fun. I visited with 5 children age 7 through 15. All of us had a great time including myself. Admission was...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a really fun visit here! My daughter loved all the hands in exhibits, especially the playground with the giant chess and jenga games.

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great science centre, not the biggest we have been to, but it's got a big heart. Lots of hands on activities and information. The basement was the the first jails and the backyard has a somewhat science themed playground. Well worth half a...More

Thank Davidtisme
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Science East is a cool little science museum that long ago was one of Fredericton's Jails. The science museum is pretty interactive with cool stuff to do spread over 2 floors.

Thank Erin H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to take the family. Lots to do young and old. Hands on enjoyment for all and at a affordable price, recommend forsure

Thank Cherrise T
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I went there with my 6 and 1.5 year old and they both had an amazing time! Lots of fun stuff to do. Absolute heaven for young children!! Actually it was fun for the adults also:) Highly recommended! P.S The basement is indeed haunted:)

Thank Katya D
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This is a great science museum situated in an old prison. So much for little people to see and touch and learn. There is a great playground in the back as well. Free parking next door evenings and weekends, otherwise there is parking on the...More

Thank janunder
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We went here last summer. The building is a converted old jail house into a science centre for kids to learn through touch, see, and play. For younger kids 5-12yrs old this is great. For older children, this is not. Older children will find it...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Comme explore this once prison turned into a great fun place. Your kids will not even know they are learning. Grand parents and kids of all ages will enjoy their day at Science East!

Thank Monic A
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