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RECIPROCAL ADMISSION AGREEMENT

Any of CASC's Science Centre/Museum Members can apply to be part of the reciprocal agreement. If you are interested in having your organization appear in the reciprocal agreement, please contact Tina Leduc, at leduc@casc-accs.com with your request.  

COVID-19 NOTICE:

As the country begins to move into various stages of reopening, so are our members. We suggest you visit their website or give them a call to find out their current status and offerings. 

Many still continue to serve their communities by offering educational programming, resources and materials online. Follow them on social media for a steady stream of ideas for exploring science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) engagement.  

2021 PARTICIPANTS

For a list of frequently asked questions, please scroll down to bottom of the page.

British Columbia

City Organization   General Admission Restrictions on Benefits
Kamloops

BIG Little Science Centre
(250) 554-2572 

Prince George The Exploration Place Museum & Science Centre
(250) 562-1612

Rossland

Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre

(250) 362-7722

 
Vancouver H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Society
(604) 738-2855
General admission only. Reciprocal admission rates do not apply to special events.
Vancouver Science World
(604) 443-7440
General Admission only for 2 adults and up to 4 children (3-18 years old) living in the same household. Does not include special exhibitions or OMNIMAX(R) films. Proof of residence required. Some restrictions apply.
Vernon Okanagan Science Centre
(250) 545-3644


Alberta

City Organization   General Admission Restrictions on Benefits
Calgary TELUS Spark
(403) 817-6800
General admission only for up to two adults and four children living in the same household. Does not include parking, discounts, special events and select feature exhibitions.
Edmonton TELUS World of Science - Edmonton
(780) 452-9100
Science centre general admission only. Additional fee for special exhibits apply. Does not include special events, programing or IMAX admission. 
 WembleyPhilip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum

(587) 771-0662

General admission only for up to two (2) adults and four (4) children living in the same household. Does not include special events, member discounts, or films.

Saskatchewan

City Organization   General Admission Restrictions on Benefits
Regina Saskatchewan Science Centre
(306) 791-7900
Admits two adults and up to four children under 18 in the same household.  Free admission limited to general exhibit areas. Does not include traveling exhibitions or theatre shows. 


Manitoba

City Organization   General Admission Restrictions on Benefits
Winnipeg Manitoba Children's Museum
(204) 924-4000
General admission only. Not including other Manitoba CASC members and not including special events or other discounts.
Winnipeg Manitoba Museum
(204) 956-2830

General admission to Science Gallery and Planetarium only. Does not include Museum Galleries, temporary exhibitions, or special events. Does not include other Manitoba CASC members.


Ontario

City Organization   General Admission Restrictions on Benefits
Kitchener THEMUSEUM
(519) 749-9387
One free general admission. Excludes special events and select feature exhibitions.
London London Children's Museum
(519) 434-5726
General admission only. Does not include special events or special exhibits admission.
Ottawa Ingenium: Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
(613) 991-3044
Admits up to two adults and four children, under the age of 18, living at the same address. General admission only.
Ottawa Ingenium: Canada Aviation and Space Museum
(613) 991-3044
Admits up to two adults and four children, under the age of 18, living at the same address. General admission only.
Ottawa Ingenium: Canada Science and Technology Museum
(613) 991-3044
Admits up to two adults and four children, under the age of 18, living at the same address. General admission only.
Sault Ste Marie Entomica
(705) 251-6776 x. 1003 
 
Sudbury Science North
(705) 522-3701 
Admission to Science North's science centre only. Only valid for total number of members listed on membership. Excludes Dynamic Earth, IMAX films, the Planetarium, special programs and events, and parking.
Timmins Science Timmins
(705) 268-4543 
No restrictions on Entry only restrictions are for Workshops and Events
Toronto Ontario Science Centre
(416) 696-1000 
Admits one or two adults and up to four children under the age of 18. General admission only. Not including specially ticketed shows or experiences, IMAX® Dome Films, or parking.
Windsor Canada South Science City
(519) 973-3667 


Quebec

City Organization   General Admission Restrictions on Benefits
LavalMusée Armand-Frappier
(450) 686-5641

Laval Centre d'interprétation de l'eau de Laval
(450) 963-6463
 
MontréalCentre des sciences de Montréal
(514) 496-4724
Valid for permanent exhibitions only.
Montréal Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium 
(514) 868-3000
General admission only. Does not include special events and activities.
Sherbrooke Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke
(819) 564-3200
General admission only. Does not include special events and activities.
Thetford Mines Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines
(418) 335-2123
 
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 Valcourt

Musée de l’ingéniosité J. Armand Bombardier
(450) 532-5300

General admission onlyChildren under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


New Brunswick

City Organization   General Admission Restrictions on Benefits
Fredericton Science East
(506) 457-2340
Admits up to two adults and four children. May not include special exhibitions.
 Moncton

Resurgo Place - Transportation Discovery Centre

(506) 856 4383

For a family entry (2 adults, 2 children). Place Resurgo includes: The Transportation Discovery Center and the Moncton Museum. Admission is valid for the whole Place.


Nova Scotia

City Organization   General Admission Restrictions on Benefits
Halifax The Discovery Centre
(902) 492-4422
Does not include Dome theatre tickets.

Newfoundland and Labrador

City Organization   General Admission Restrictions on Benefits
Conception Bay South Manuels River
(709) 834-2099
Access to our exhibits on Thursdays only. 
Petty Harbour Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium
(709) 330-3474
 
√  Complimentary General Admission with valid membership ID from your home science centre.
St. John's Johnson GEO Centre
(709) 737-7886
Two adults and up to three children under 17.

Effective January 1 to December 31, 2021
Revised: June 8, 2021
Subject to change without notice.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the CASC Member Reciprocal Agreement?

The reciprocal agreement entitles science centre and museum membership holders (i.e. families and individuals) General Admission (at no additional cost) when they visit other participating institutions across Canada. Some additional benefits may apply (please review the above ‘Restrictions’ column).


How can I utilize the Reciprocal Agreement with science centres and museums across Canada?

In order to benefit from the reciprocal admission agreement at a participating science centre or museum, the consumer must live more than 150km ('as the crow flies') from the centre they wish to visit. The front desk staff reserve the right to request photo identification and proof of residence for the agreement to apply.


Which science centers and museums participate in the Reciprocal Agreement?

Not all CASC members participate in the Reciprocal Agreement. The above institutions are the only science centres and museums who currently partake in the agreement.


Do I receive free admission to special exhibits, IMAX films, or planetarium shows?

Each participating CASC member allows General Admission (at no additional cost) along with other benefits; however, restrictions may apply (please review the above ‘Restrictions’ column).


Who can I take with me for free?

Each participating science center or museum has its own membership structure that may vary from your local science center or museum’s structure.

Example: Some family memberships consist of 2 adults and 2 children while others consist of 2 adults and 4 children. 

Before your visit, contact the science centre or museum to find out what you are entitled to with your local science centre or museum’s membership.


Can I benefit from the Reciprocal Agreement at my local science center or museum?

In order to benefit from the reciprocal admission agreement at a CASC institution, the consumer must live more than 150km ('as the crow flies') from the centre they wish to visit.


Can I benefit from the Reciprocal Agreement at my local science center or museum if I purchase a membership at a participating science center or museum out of province?

The consumer cannot purchase a membership 150km ('as the crow flies') from their residence and gain free admission to their local science centre or museum.


What happens if I forget my membership card?

CASC Reciprocal Agreement participants are not required to grant free admission to visitors who do not have their membership cards.


Will they ask me for ID and proof of address?

Photo identification and proof of address may be requested of you, please be prepared when you visit.


Is there a limit to how many times I can visit?

There are no limitations on how many times you can utilize the Reciprocal Agreement to your benefit.


As a CASC member, how can my organization participate in the Reciprocal Agreement?

Any of CASC's Science Centre/Museum Members can apply to be part of the reciprocal agreement. If you are interested in having your organization appear in the reciprocal agreement, please contact Tina Leduc at leduc@casc-accs.com with your request.


If you have any other questions, please contact CASC at info@casc-accs.com.



Canadian Association of Science Centres

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Sudbury, ON. P3E 5S9

info@casc-accs.com

The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. We pay respect to their traditions, ways of knowing and acknowledge their many contributions to the innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Clearly and overtly this gratitude must be demonstrated in our collective commitment to truth and reconciliation, by working to transform existing relationships, with open dialogue, mutual understanding and respectful collaborations

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