Science North, located in Sudbury, Ontario (about 4 hours north of Toronto) is well worth a visit if you
happen to be in the area.
Not only do they have a couple of excellent Planetarium shows but they also
have some incredible exhibits on hand as well.
While it's mostly for kids, adults can have a great time as well; they do have an IMAX theatre.
I'd have to say it's vastly better than the Ontario Science Centre located here in Toronto.
Sudbury was and still is a mining town.
Be sure to also visit the Dynamic Earth which is part of Science North to learn about geology and mining.
You can actually experience what a miner's life was like in the last century and trust
me on this one: it
Talk about getting the 'shaft'. Miners were and had to be
A new exhibit: 101 inventions that changed the world ( The invention of Beer is likely included in that list).
I could go on,
Hope you get a chance to check it out this year.
PS For an amazing Burger and cheap beer you can visit the Townhouse,
Last time I was there, some regular standing outside the door told me Chubby Checker
(ie The Twist) got his start there. I think he was probably confused/drunk and actually meant Canadian Icon Stompin' Tom