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TELUS Spark

220 St Georges Dr NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 5T2, Canada
+1 403-817-6800
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Calgary Science Centre

Interactive, dynamic, engaging for visitors of all ages. Pricing though and lousy street signage... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
C. S
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Calgary
Our son loved it

The Telus Spark is a great place for kids.Toddlers enjoy the play area while older kids will really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
scott l
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TELUS Spark is a non-profit organization with a mission to become a role model and force for social change. It takes a core set of skills to create something new, whether it's a ground breaking discovery or a toy robot. TELUS Spark is a place to build these skills by using your imagination to see beyond what exists, your curiosity to formulate a question and persistence and problem-solving skills to keep going, despite surprises and mistakes, to find the confidence in yourself to uncover the answers.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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220 St Georges Dr NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 5T2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interactive, dynamic, engaging for visitors of all ages. Pricing though and lousy street signage leading up to the entrance. Expensive parking, too.

Thank C. S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Telus Spark is a great place for kids.Toddlers enjoy the play area while older kids will really enjoy the science exhibits. Our son loved it so much he asked to return again this summer.We enjoyed it as well. Well worth the price of admission.

Thank scott l
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

During an unexpected visit to Calgary due to cancelled flights, our family visited Spark. My children are honestly bored of science museums and we had to really twist their arm to go, but given really bad bad weather we had few options. We were all...More

Thank Kristin B
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The Center was filled with a wide assortment of activities and things to explore. The girls enjoyed themselves immensely. However the price of admission was ridiculous.:with adults at $29 and children 3 and up $19. This price tag makes a visit to the Center prohibitive...More

3  Thank Bev S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went here for the morning because we were looking for some indoor activities. My daughter is 2 so she was a little young for some of it but she still really enjoyed it. I would say the actual kids activities are good for ages...More

Thank onelife14
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Though my six year old son and I arrived here to see the Whale Exhibit, and this was by far the most engaging time, the rest of this interactive facility wowed us! From the Environment stations to the Human Body experience we were moved by...More

Thank pumpkin288
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SparkCalgary, Manager at TELUS Spark, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi, Thank you for your feedback and amazing review! We are thrilled you've enjoyed Whales|Tohorā. Calgary marks the last stop for this breathtaking exhibition in North America, which makes the experience all the more special. Sounds like you had a eventful day! Happy to hear...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Went with my 10 year old, for the price it Isnt worth it, $80 bucks for 3 ppl to walk around a small facility, ill pass.More

Thank Kashy15
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SparkCalgary, Manager at TELUS Spark, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi, Thank you for you valued feedback! Our general admission price is an all-inclusive package that will give you full access to all of our galleries, the Brainasium our outdoor park, Whales|Tohorā our current travelling exhibition from New Zealand, all of our explosive live science...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

we went to one of the adult evenings at the Spark. The whole facility was open to us - speakers had been brought in and we could drink wine - it's about as good as it gets. But in all seriousness the displays were great...More

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a massive upgrade over the old facility. Much more modern and bright, they host a number of summer camps for kids. Worth the visit.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Two adult two child family was about $100. No family pricing. Plus $5 parking. Don’t eat here. Very pricey poor food. Families in the know bring their own lunch. It’s very interactive and educational which is engaging but at this price it’s out of reach...More

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Luisito B
18 February 2018|
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Response from kjmorgan2017 | Reviewed this property |
I used my telephone camera to take pictures of my granddaughter and no one prevented me from doing this. The museum has a website that should be able to help you with your question
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Christie S
18 October 2017|
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Response from SparkCalgary | Property representative |
Hi there! Unfortunately not, but we do have a new exciting travelling exhibition coming in January. Stay tuned for more details!
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canadacdv
4 April 2017|
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Response from SparkCalgary | Property representative |
Hi canadacdv, There's something for everyone at TELUS Spark! Our Being Human gallery is great for adults as it challenges visitors to explore what makes them uniquely human. The Open Studio gallery is another great place... More
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