The Exploration Place front entrance


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Making History Together

Visit The Exploration Place

Temporarily Closed For Renovation.

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


Visiting The Exploration Place

Temporarily closed for renovation

Reopening Fall 2022!

Admission Rates

All rates are subject to taxes.



2 adults + 4 children (Children must be 18 years & under.)



Up to age 12; under 1 are free.


Youth 13-18 Years


Adult 19+

Must present valid ID.


Student or Senior

Must present valid ID.


Person with aide

Aide is free.

Group Admission Rates

Pre-booking and pre-payment is required.

All rates are subject to taxes.


Group Rate Per CHild

2-12 years. Minimum of 8 people per group


Group rate per youth

13-17 years. Minimum of 8 people per group


group rate per adult

18+ years. Minimum of 15 people per group

Group Program & Admission Rates

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

All rates are subject to taxes.


bus tour

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


welcome to prince george conference rates

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


community program admission

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


All rates are subject to taxes.

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




2 adults + 4 children  (Children must be 18 years & under.)




Student OR Senior

Must present valid ID.

I had a membership when the Museum closed in 2020. What happens to my membership?

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 a reciprocal agreement with the Canadian Association Science Centres and the Association of Science and Technology Centers. Certain restrictions may apply. 
  • Invitations to exhibit openings, receptions, and special member events.
  • Digital membership card.
  • Invited to attend and vote at The Exploration Place Annual General Meeting.
  • Sign up for Northern Routes e-newsletter and be the first to know about our region’s cultural attractions events, programs, exhibitions and more!  CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE NEWSLETTER!

    Member Discounts

    • 10% off merchandise from Elements Retail, excluding consignment items.
    • Special member rates on birthday party packages and room rental fees.

    Making a Difference

    By purchasing a membership at The Exploration Place, you are supporting a Northern BC non-profit organization and registered 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.

    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.

    • COMING SOON: Sensory-friendly times for individuals and families living with neurodiverse or accessibility needs. These scheduled times will ensure all visitors with sensory processing needs can enjoy The Exploration Place in a comfortable, welcoming environment.


    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.