Rates & Memberships
All memberships have been placed on hold effective from our closure date on March 13, 2020. We will be proactively extending the expiry date of all memberships to The Exploration place impacted by this closure. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide any refunds on memberships. However, we want to assure you that you will not lose any time on your membership due to this closure. Your membership at The Exploration Place supports us as 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.

If you were a valid member before March 13, 2021, and would like a travel letter so you can visit our partner institutions, email info@theexploration.com with your first and last name, the first and last names of other family members included in your membership, and your membership number. Please allow 5-7 business days for processing.

If you're not a current member and would like to purchase a membership to take advantage of membership perks, please email info@theexplorationplace.com
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We will need the following information:

  • Type of membership you would like to purchase
Family (2 adults + 4 children/youth 18 years and under) $125 + tax
Individual $60 + tax
Student $45 + tax
Senior (55+) $45 + tax
  • Your first and last name
  • For family memberships, please also include the first and last names of the other adult and any children included in the membership
  • Mailing address (street, city, postal code)
  • Contact phone number

After we receive the information above, you will receive an invoice and payment instructions. Payment is accepted by e-transfer.


Admission Rates

Family (2 adults + 2 children, 18 years & under) $30.00
Adult 19+ $15.00
Child (up to age 12; under 1 are free) $10.00
Youth 13-18 years / Student (must present valid ID) / Senior 55+ (must present valid ID) $12.00
Person with Aide (Aide is free) $10.00

All rates are subject to taxes.


Group Rates

Group Rate - Per Child (Minimum of 8 children per group + Pre-booking required) $7.00
Group Rate - Per Adult (Minimum of 15 people per group + Pre-booking required) $9.00
Tour Rate - Per person (Minimum of 30 people per group + Pre-booking required) $7.00

All rates are subject to taxes.


Memberships

The Exploration Place currently has over 4000+ members and we are growing!

Member Perks:

  • FREE or reduced admission to hundreds of science centers and museums in North America through a reciprocal agreement with the Canadian Association Science Centres and the Association of Science-Technology Centers.  Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Unlimited general admission to our galleries and traveling exhibits with your valid membership.  
  • 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!
  • Invitations to exhibit openings, receptions, and special member events.
  • Personalized membership card.
  • Invited to attend and vote at The Exploration Place Annual General Meeting.

Member Discounts:

  • 10% off merchandise from our gift shop, 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)

If you show your valid membership card from any of the participating Canadian science centers, you will be provided with free admission. Certain restrictions may apply.

A current list of participating science centers can be found on the CASC website.

Association of Science-Technology Centers

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