Science World is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish),and Səlí̓lwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. 

How to Get Here

  • Take transit! We're across the street from the Main Street-Science World SkyTrain Station and offer rentable lockers for your personal belongings.
  • We are only five minutes away from downtown Vancouver and conveniently located along the beautiful False Creek seawall walking and biking path.
  • The Aquabus and False Creek Ferries make stops near Science World.


There is no bus parking at Science World. 
Science World encourages all visitors to take transit (check out Translink resources for school field trips by transit), but for those visitors who decide to drive, our prices are as follows.

1 hour | $4.25

2 hours | $8.50

4 hours | $13

All Day Until 6:30pm | $16.50

From 5pm to 2am | $9

During special events in the neighbourhood, our parking rates may change. At these times, visitors can pay inside the lobby to get the regular parking rate.

Methods of Payment

Pay by phone: Note your licence plate number and call 604.662.7275. When prompted, enter 0610 as the lot number. Follow the step-by-step instructions to complete your purchase. You can also extend your parking time through the same process. 

Pay by meter: Use your licence plate and credit card to pay for parking. Note that our outdoor parking meters do not accept cash.

Pay inside at Admissions: If you prefer to pay for parking inside the building, you can do so with our Admissions team by providing your licence plate number.