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Greater Sudbury, Canada

Science North

Science North

Science North is an exciting science museum in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.It is one of Northern Ontario's most popular tourist attraction, consists of two snowflake-shaped buildings on the southwestern shore of Ramsey Lake,  just south of the city's downtown core, and a former ice hockey arena which includes the complex's entrance and an IMAX theatre. The snowflake buildings are connected by a rock tunnel, which passes through a billion-year-old geologic fault. This fault line was not known to be under the complex during the construction of the building in the early 1980s. Where the walkway reaches the larger snowflake, the Inco Cavern auditorium is frequently used for temporary exhibits, press conferences, and other gala events by Science North and the wider community.

 


Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth is an interactive science museum in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Owned and operated by Science North, Dynamic Earth is an earth sciences museum which builds on the city's mining heritage, focusing principally on geology and mining history exhibitions. Dynamic Earth is an immersive and tremendous science centre that is related to earth science and mining experiences. The centre, which opened in 2003, is home to the Big Nickel, one of the city's most famous landmarks.

 


Northern Ontario Railroad Museum

Northern Ontario Railroad Museum

The Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre is a rail transport museum located in the community of Capreol in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Here, visitors can be willing to get a lot of knowledge about transportation. The museum's mandate is to provide a unique and educational tourist attraction that preserves and displays the railroading past and heritage of Northern Ontario.

 


Art Gallery of Sudbury

Art Gallery of Sudbury

The Art Gallery of Sudbury is an art gallery which exhibits beautiful collections in Sudbury, Ontario. Instituted in 1967 by the city's chamber of commerce under the Canadian Centennial centennial projects, the gallery is situated on the historic turn of the century arts and crafts movement Belrock Mansion of William J. Bell, an early lumber baron in the city and philanthropist. It was originally known as the Laurentian University Museum and Art Centre, or LUMAC, and adopted its current name in 1997.

 


Sudbury Downs

Sudbury Downs

Sudbury Downs is a harness racing track located in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, on Bonin Road between the communities of Azilda and Chelmsford. During the racing season, there are usually two race nights per week, on Wednesday and Saturday, with ten to fourteen races each race night. The facility also has a Slot Parlor (with full service Bar) containing a large number of slot machines, although it is not a full casino. The Main building also includes a snack bar, Deli style sandwich bar and a Fine Dining restaurant that is open each race night and special occasions.

 


A.Y. Jackson Lookout

A.Y. Jackson Lookout

The A.Y. Jackson Lookout offers a scenic and marvellous view of High Falls as it cascades 55 m into the Sudbury Basin. The site offers three trails, including a self-guided Geological Walking Tour which is wheelchair accessible. The lookout is also part of a self-guided driving tour that examines the unique rock types that created the vast mineral resources of the Sudbury Basin. In addition, The Welcome Centre has washroom facilities and picnic areas. This trail is developed and supported through the efforts of the Rainbow Routes Trail Association. Rainbow Routes is a not-for-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the development and promotion of non-motorized trails generally, and the Trans Canada Trail in particular for the City of Greater Sudbury

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