Open Late Wednesdays

Open Late WednesdaysThe Discovery Centre is now open until 8:00 on Wednesdays. More Info

Birthday Parties

Birthday PartiesAvailable on Saturday or Sunday throughout the year, birthday parties allow your child to be the star with any one of three astronomy-themed packages. More Info

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Venue Rental

Venue Rental More Info

2015 March Break

2015 March Break More Info

Sherlock Holmes Webslider

Sherlock Holmes Webslider More Info

Strange Matter Slider

Strange Matter Slider More Info

Discovery Awards Nominations

Discovery Awards Nominations More Info

March Break Slider

March Break Slider More Info

Membership Campaign

Membership Campaign More Info

Unearth the mysteries of Oak Island with author John O'Brien on March 11th Learn more...



Located in downtown Halifax, the Discovery Centre is Nova Scotia’s only hands-on science centre. With a mission to make science interesting, enjoyable and interactive, it’s the smartest place to play!

The Discovery Centre features dynamic travelling and permanent exhibitions, a state-of-the-art digital planetarium, high-definition films, live science demonstrations and interesting science programs for all ages.

The on-site Discovery Shop, stocked with educational toys and games, is the perfect place to shop for your little Einstein.

See Visitor Information for more details.

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