Montreal Science Centre

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Montreal Science Centre
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Montreal Science Centre is located in Montreal
Montreal Science Centre
Location of the Science Centre in Montreal
EstablishedMay 6, 2000[1]
Location2, rue de la Commune Ouest
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H2Y 4B2
Coordinates45°30′18″N 73°33′00″W / 45.505°N 73.55°W / 45.505; -73.55
TypeScience museum
Visitors764,405 (2011)[2]
OwnerOld Port of Montreal Corporation
Public transit accessMontreal Metro.svg Place-d'Armes
WebsiteMontreal Science Centre

The Montreal Science Centre (French: Centre des sciences de Montréal) is a science museum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located on the King Edward Pier in the Old Port of Montreal. Established in 2000 and originally known as the iSci Centre, the museum changed its name to the Montreal Science Centre in 2002.[1] The museum is managed by the Old Port of Montreal Corporation (a division of the Canada Lands Company, a crown corporation of the Government of Canada). The museum is home to interactive exhibitions on science and technology as well as an IMAX theatre.

See also[edit]

  • Space for Life (French: Espace pour la vie), a related museum district situated in and adjacent to Montreal's former Olympic Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A BRIEF HISTORY". Montreal Science Centre. 2008. Retrieved 9 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Base de données 2011 - Attraits/Attractions". Tourisme Montréal. Retrieved 24 May 2013.

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Coordinates: 45°30′18″N 73°33′00″W / 45.505°N 73.55°W / 45.505; -73.55