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Find out about our hours of operation, admission rates, annual memberships, digital membership cards, accessibility, and more.

 

Visiting The Exploration Place

Admission Rates

All rates are subject to taxes.

$50

Family

2 adults + 4 children (2-17 years)

$12

CHILD

2-12 years | Under 2 are free

$15

Youth

13-17 years

$18

Adult

18+ years

$15

Student or Senior

Senior 60+ years

$12

Person with aide

Aide is free.

Group Admission Rates

Pre-booking and pre-payment is required.

All rates are subject to taxes.

$10

Group Rate Per CHild

2-12 years. Minimum of 8 people per group

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$12

Group rate per youth

13-17 years. Minimum of 8 people per group

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$15

group rate per adult

18+ years. Minimum of 15 people per group

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Group Program & Admission Rates

All-ages flat fee. Pre-booking and pre-payment is required.

All rates are subject to taxes.

$10

bus tour

  • $10.00 per person
  • +2.50 per person program fee
  • Minimum of 25 people per group

$10

welcome to prince george conference rates

  • $10.00 per person
  • +2.50 per person program fee
  • Minimum of 100 people per group

$7

community group admission

  • $10.00 per person
  • +2.50 per person program fee
  • Minimum of 25 people per group

Memberships

All rates are subject to taxes. Membership fees are non-refundable.

The Exploration Place currently has over 4500 members
and counting. See what the ‘perks’ are below!

 

$195

family

2 adults + 4 children (2-17 years)

$60

add-on adult

Family memberships only

$40

add-on child

Family memberships only

$140

couples

2 adults (no add-ons)

$115

you & me

1 adult + 1 child (no add-ons)

$75

adult

18+ years

$55

Child

2-12 years | Under 2 are free

$55

Student/Senior/youth

Senior: 60+ | Youth: 13-17 years

$55

person with aide

Aide is free

Don’t need full access to our galleries, but want to enjoy Origins in the beautiful Gaia Gallery? We have a special Origins Membership just for you!

Member Perks

  • Unlimited general admission to our galleries and traveling exhibits with your valid membership.
  • FREE or reduced admission* to hundreds of science centres and museums in North America through reciprocal agreements with the Canadian Association of Science Centres and the Association of Science and Technology Centers. Certain restrictions may apply
  • 10% discount in Elements Retail and Origins Kitchen
  • Invitations to exhibit openings, receptions, and special member events
  • Special member rates on birthday party packages and room rental fees
  • Digital membership card.
  • Invitation to attend and vote at The Exploration Place Annual General Meeting

    *Note: In order to qualify for our reciprocal membership program, you must live within 150km of Prince George

    Making a Difference

    By purchasing a membership at The Exploration Place, you are supporting a Northern BC non-profit organization and registered Canadian charity whose mission is to preserve our local history and foster lifelong learning in the areas of science, technology, heritage, and culture.

    Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC)

    Present your valid membership card from any of the participating Canadian science centres, you will be provided with FREE admission. Certain restrictions may apply. A current list of participating science centres can be found on the CASC website.

    Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)

    The Exploration Place also has a reciprocal admission arrangement with participating members of the ASTC.

    Hours of Operation

    Hours subject to change due to special events.

     

     

    Holiday Hours | December 19-January 2

    • Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm*
    • Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 9:00am-8:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm

    *Excluding December 25. Open on January 1!

     

     

    Museum Hours

    • Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: CLOSED for program bookings
    • Wednesday: CLOSED for program bookings
    • Thursday: 9:00am-8:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm

    Elements Retail

    •  Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: CLOSED
    • Wednesday: CLOSED
    • Thursday: 9:00am-8:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm

    Origins Kitchen

    Inside:

    • Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: CLOSED
    • Wednesday: CLOSED
    • Thursday: 9:00am-8:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm

    Exterior Window:

    • Open soon!

    Parking + Accessibility

    Parking is always free!

    • Visitors to The Exploration Place have access to three large parking lots in Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park. There are four designated wheelchair-accessible spaces directly in front of the entrance. Ramps are available to reach the sidewalk.

    • Entry and exit doors are automated. There are wheelchair-accessible bathrooms and a designated family bathroom with a change-table.

    • An elevator lift is available between floors with a wheelchair available to borrow for those who need it, free of charge.

    • The Little Prince Steam Engine is equipped with a wheelchair-accessible train car.

     

    Questions?

    If you would like more help planning your visit, please contact us at 250.562.1612 or click here to email us.

    Please contact our Visitor Services team or another team member if you need assistance of any kind during your visit.