Descend seven storeys into the earth and enter an award-winning, one-of-a-kind mine. This guided tour takes you through the evolution of mining where you can experience a turn of the century mine, a 1950's mine and a modern mine. This interactive tour has opportunities for kids to touch and interact with tools and equipment. They can even help our fun and engaging guides set-up a simulated mine blast!
Fun for all ages!
Let your kids play in our unique outdoor science park!
Slide down the large "molten slag" slide towards a real slag pot
Get in the driver's seat of an authentic ScooptramÂ® underground loader
Climb on the net-like climbing structure
Operate a digger to excavate sand in the Sand Pit Zone
Create music with a rock xylophone
Replicate the movement of a seismic wave on a wave maker
Kids can become miners in this interactive play structure that allows them to move "ore" through a mine!
Dress-up in mining gear designed for kids
Send ore up the skip to get transported along the conveyor and push it with a wheelbarrow
Slide down the "ore" slides
Use the stations on every level to communicate with the command centre and your fellow 'miners'.
Modern mining is fun and interactive with virtual reality! Strap on a virtual reality headset and completely immerse yourself in the cavernous spaces of an underground mine or put-out a fire in our augmented reality environment!
Experience The Cage - an immersive voyage in a simulated mining cage that takes you on a journey through mining evolution.
Pan for REAL gold flakes in our gold panning table!GET TICKETS
Create mountains, lakes and rivers in the Virtual sandbox
Watch an interactive film in Nickel City Stories
Take a selfie with the Big Nickel - the biggest in the world
Watch free films in the Epiroc Theatre
Science North is an agency of the Government of Ontario and a registered charity #10796 2979 RR0001. Dynamic Earth is a Science North attraction. IMAX® is registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.