Hours and Location

Group Visits

Wide view of Artifact Alley, one of the museum's main exhibitions.  On the right side of the alley there is a Canadian flag and a canoe.  On the left side of the alley are several artifacts related to winter sport.

The Canada Science and Technology is a must-see destination for groups visiting Canada’s Capital Region.  Visitors are invited to discover, play, and experience how people—through curiosity, observation, and creativity—have made Canada and continue to shape its future. The museum offers 11 engaging exhibitions with hands-on learning experiences as well as fun daily science demonstrations that are sure to excite visitors of all ages. 

Located just ten minutes from downtown Ottawa by car, the museum is easily accessible. 

Group Amenities


Onsite motor coach parking is available with convenient curbside drop-off.


The museum is committed to providing an accessible environment to visitors of all ages and abilities.

Wheelchairs are available at no extra cost. The museum features a separate gender-neutral/universal washroom, equipped with an adult-sized change table and motorized lift (please mention any special requests upon booking). 


The Collective|Le collectif café by Urban Element with boxed lunch options for groups (advanced booking required). Hours and days of operation may vary.


No visit is complete without a stop at the Boutique Scientique! Choose from a selection of science books, kits, toys, clothing and more to complement your museum experience. Hours and days of operation may vary.


The sensory guides are pre-visit tools to prepare visitors for things they might see and do as they visit the Museum. Although designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorder or who may have other cognitive needs, these tools may be used by all to prepare for their visit.

Self-guided Tours

Explore the museum at your own pace with a self-guided tour.

To be eligible for group rates, your group must have a minimum of 15 persons. Reservations are required — please contact us or fill out a reservation request form.

Email: contact@ingeniumcanada.org
Phone:  613-991-3053 (Toll-free 1-866-442-4416)

Group Fees

per person

Adult: $15
Senior (age 60+) / Student*: $12
Youth (ages 3-17): $11
Children (age 2 and under): Free
Bus driver and 1 tour leader: Free

Group Reservation Request

All admission prices do not include applicable taxes and are subject to change without notice.

*Students must show valid student identification.
Admission is free daily between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Two girls wide wide smiles sit a table and handle small motors, wires and batteries.  The girl on the left has dark skin and hair and is wearing a striped shirt and blue cardigan.  The girl on the right has an olive complexion and light brown hair and is wearing a white hoodie with a zebra image.

School Group Visits

School groups are invited to do self-guided tours of the museum’s superb collection at their own pace. To enhance this experience, be sure to check out our scavenger hunts for students of all ages.

A row of four motor coach busses, each with the nose pulled slightly in front of the one before it.

Tourism Professionals

Our team of reservation specialists are happy to answer your questions and book a visit that your group won’t soon forget. Contact our Customer Engagement Team today to request more information or to access preferential group rates:

Email: contact@ingeniumcanada.org
Phone:  613-991-3053     Toll-free number: 1-866-442-4416