School Visits

Please note: If you are looking to visit the centre and add an educational workshop, Please visit Science in the Centre

Discovery Centre is the place for school trips and educational visits! With four floors of exhibits to explore and programming designed for your needs, there is plenty to inspire your curiosity. In order to receive the discounted admission rate, your school representative must book prior to your visit. All school groups receive:

  • A group orientation from one of our STEAM Facilitators
  • Space to store coats, bags and lunches
  • A dedicated group lunch area (available on a first come, first served basis)
 School Visits to the Centre
What’s included Admission for a visit to the centre for those from a secondary institution. For both a visit to the centre and an educational workshop, please click here
Description of Visit Upon your arrival, your class will be greeted at our bus drop-off location and be guided to our Lindsay Construction Orientation Gallery. Our team will then provide a group orientation of the centre and answer any questions from teachers, chaperones and students From there, you are free to explore the centre with your class. We strongly recommend breaking off into smaller chaperoned groups. STEAM Facilitators are accessible on each level and are ready to answer any questions and help you get the most from your visit.
Pricing $4.75 (Grades P-7) | $4.75 +HST (Grades 8-12).
Dome Theatre shows Additional $2 per person for admission to a Dome Theatre Show
Good to know Please note that children 12 years and under will need adult supervision through their entire visit. The Discovery Centre does not have a dedicated parking lot. Meter parking and accessible parking is available in the surrounding area, with weekly hourly paid parking available along the Waterfront and Seaport Market. Bus turnaround available, please make sure to mention to your booking representative.

To book a school visit, please email:

Steve Thurbide, Manager of Science Education at bookings@thediscoverycentre.ca
If you would like to add an educational workshop to your visit, please visit our Science in the Centre  page

Please provide the following details with your request:

  1. School name & address
  2. Contact name
  3. Email
  4. Phone number
  5. Number of Students
  6. Grade(s)
  7. Approximate arrival
  8. Departure time

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