Stay and play with the Anndore House and a fascinating visit to the largest science centre in Canada - the Ontario Science Centre.

Nestled in the vibrant heart of downtown Toronto, The Anndore House stands as a beacon of sophistication and modern luxury. While your stay promises a world of comfort and style, we encourage you to embark on a journey of intellectual exploration just a short distance away at the Ontario Science Centre.

Let’s delve into the fascinating world of the Ontario Science Centre and why it’s an essential stop during your visit to Toronto!

Photo credit: @ontariosciencecentre on Instagram

Photo credit: @ontariosciencecentre on Instagram

A Hub of Curiosity and Learning

The Ontario Science Centre is not just a museum; it’s a safe and inclusive place where science comes to life. Founded in 1969, it has been inspiring generations of visitors to engage with the wonders of the natural world, technology, and human innovation.

With its hands-on exhibits, immersive experiences, and captivating demonstrations, it is a testament to the power of discovery and learning.

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Photo credit: @ontariosciencecentre on Instagram

Proximity to The Anndore House

One of the advantages of staying at The Anndore House is its prime location. Located just a 20-minute drive away from the Ontario Science Centre, you can easily include a visit to this educational wonderland in your itinerary. After a peaceful night’s sleep in your luxurious room and a hearty breakfast at Constantine, our in-house restaurant, you’ll be ready to explore the captivating world of science and technology.

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Constantine’s Cinnamon Babka French Toast, with Turkish coffee mascarpone, and apple sultana compote.

Hands-On Exploration

One of the most outstanding features of the Ontario Science Centre (OSC) is its commitment to making science accessible and engaging for all ages. As you step into the facility, you’ll find yourself immersed in a world of interactive exhibits and demonstrations that encourage hands-on exploration.

From experimenting with physics and chemistry concepts to understanding the intricacies of human biology, the OSC provides a dynamic learning environment that sparks curiosity and wonder.

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Photo credit: @ontariosciencecentre on Instagram

The KidSpark Zone

If you’re travelling with family, the Ontario Science Centre is an ideal destination to captivate young minds. The KidSpark is a dedicated area where children under 8 can unleash their imagination and curiosity. With exhibits designed to be both entertaining and educational, children can learn through play about the principles of science while having a blast.

Photo credit: @ontariosciencecentre on Instagram

Photo credit: @ontariosciencecentre on Instagram

Captivating Exhibitions – What’s On Now

The OSC regularly hosts a rotating array of exhibitions that cater to a wide range of interests. From space exploration and astronomy to biodiversity and environmental sustainability, each exhibition delves into fascinating topics that shed light on the world around us. You’ll find yourself captivated by the visually stunning displays and thought-provoking information presented in innovative ways.

While the Dinosaurs in Motion exhibit moves on January 7th, coming soon is the Our Climate Quest exhibit, where visitors can learn about climate change and the small changes individuals can make to improve our world.

The IMAX Experience

For those seeking a cinematic adventure like no other, the Ontario Science Centre’s IMAX Dome Theatre is a must-visit. With its massive screen and state-of-the-art projection technology, you can immerse yourself in breathtaking documentaries and thrilling films that transport you to distant lands and beyond our planet. The IMAX experience is a perfect complement to the Science Centre’s educational mission, offering entertainment that is as awe-inspiring as it is informative.

Current shows as of January 2024 include Turtle Odyssey, A Beautiful Planet, Dinosaurs of Antarctica, Asteroid Hunters, Great Bear Rainforest, and Dream Big: Engineering Our World.

Live Demonstrations and Shows

The Science Centre is not just about static exhibits; it’s a place of dynamic learning and engagement. Throughout the day, you can catch live demonstrations and shows that showcase scientific principles in action. From chemistry experiments that sizzle and pop to physics demonstrations that defy gravity, these presentations make science come alive in a memorable way.

Photo credit: @ontariosciencecentre on Instagram

Photo credit: @ontariosciencecentre on Instagram

A Journey of Discovery Awaits

The Ontario Science Centre offers a journey of discovery that complements your stay at the Anndore House perfectly. Whether you’re a family with young scientists-in-training or an inquisitive traveller seeking intellectual stimulation, this educational gem has something for everyone. With its hands-on exhibits, captivating exhibitions, and dynamic shows, the OSC showcases the beauty and wonder of science in a way that leaves a lasting impression. Be sure to follow them on Instagram to hear the latest exciting exhibit and IMAX showing announcements!

So, when you plan your stay at The Anndore House, remember to include a visit to the Ontario Science Centre in your Toronto adventure – it’s a voyage of discovery you won’t want to miss. Click here to book now!

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