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Whether you’re a big fan of the bug world or you prefer to keep your distance from those six-legged critters we share the planet with, it’s impossible to deny the major role insects play in our daily lives.

Grapefruits are not my favourite fruit. How many of you, when I mention grapefruit, are pulling a face as you think about how they taste? I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess that the vast majority of you are in the “it tastes terrible” corner rather than the “I eat one for breakfast every day” one (it’s a little ironic that its botanical name means "fruit of paradise.”) Yet here I am to tell you that this bitter tasting fruit is a great source of the nutrient known as folic acid, which, research suggests, may enhance brain health!

Imagine for a moment that you are a proton. You are a very tiny particle, less than a millionth of a billionth of a metre wide. You possess a positive electrical charge, which means these three things are true about you:

Hours of Operation

Jan 5–Mar 6

MonClosed (except for Stat Holidays)
Sat & Sun10am–6pm
Stat Holidays10am–6pm

Mar 7–27 (Spring Break)

Every day10am–6pm

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Doors open at 9:30am for Science World Members on weekends, school break periods and statutory holidays. Doors close 15 minutes before closing time.

OMNIMAX® Showtimes

Science Theatre Showtimes

Feb 7–Apr 26

10:00amToon Time
10:30amVFS Animated Shorts
11:00amHotel Heliconia
12:00pmPushing the Limits
12:30pmDiscover Science
1:00pmToon Time
1:30pmVFS Animated Shorts
2:00pmHotel Heliconia
3:00pmPushing the Limits
3:30pmDiscover Science
4:00pmToon Time
4:30pmVFS Animated Shorts
5:00pmHotel Heliconia*

Show schedule is subject to change without notice. * Sat/Sun/Hol only.