Special Events and Activities

Enhance your visit by attending some of our special programming.  Performances, expert guests and make-and-take projects will help you grow your curiosity and get your hands on science and art.

Dr Scott and Dinosaur Train

When did dinosaurs live? What were the biggest and smallest dinosaurs? How fast could they run? Join famed dinosaur expert, Dr Scott the Paleontologist, host of the children's TV series Dinosaur Train, in this kid-friendly presentation. Dr Scott will even be sharing a BIG secret at the end!

Saturday, August 1
11:15am & 1:15pm
Science Theatre

Space filled up quickly for this popular presenter, and both talks are now sold out.

Please continue to check the Eventbrite registration page as space may come available with cancellations.

Meet scientists, researchers and other science-based professionals! Engage in activities and learn about experiences related to their fields of expertise.

August 8 & 9

Join us for this Iron Chef inspired activity and go away with great prizes and memories! After registering on-site (all ages welcome!), 10 teams will have 5 minutes to design and 30 minutes to build a creation based on a specific theme using a mystery "ingredient."

August 8 & 9
Dyson Innovation Lab

after dark

Friday, August 21: Join us after hours, meet VFX animators from the team that worked on Jurassic World and explore the science centre in a 19+ atmosphere, including Ultimate Dinosaurs, our new feature exhibition.

Meet Parks Canada

Check out Parks Canada's roving demo cart and discover facts about caribou, fire management and the beautiful national parks of Western Canada. Also, make sure to catch the Parks Canada Centre Stage show at 12:20pm every day.

July 10–August 24

Note: Parks Canada will not be doing programming on July 25 & 26, Aug 1 & 2, or Aug 8 & 9.

Science World Weekend Programming

In honour of Ada Lovelace Day, Science World invites you to celebrate women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This event highlights five inspiring women who are making a big impact in STEM. Hear their thoughts on what it's like to work in STEM fields, along with their insights on how we can be part of the positive change in our environment to help cultivate talent and promote full inclusion.

Tuesday, October 13

General Ticket: $25
VIP Ticket: $35 (reserved seating & VIP reception)

Contact Us

Hours of Operation

June 27–Sept 7

(except Thu)
Sat & Sun10am–6pm
Stat Holidays10am–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.