Visitor Information

Welcome to the new Discovery Centre, now located at 1215 Lower Water Street, just minutes from the beautiful Halifax Waterfront. The Discovery Centre is a not-for-profit registered charitable organization whose mission is to bring STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to life through fun, interactive learning experiences. Here you will find our hours of operation, admission rates, holiday closures, location and parking availability.

Hours of Operation
Monday10am-5pm
Tuesday10am-5pm
Wednesday (open late!)10am-8pm
Thursday10am-5pm
Friday10am-5pm
Saturday10am-5pm
Sunday10am-5pm

Admission

All rates are subject to a 15% tax and will be added on during the admission process.

MembersFREE
2 & UnderFREE
Child (3+)$10 + HST
Adult$12 + HST
Senior (65+)$10 + HST
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) $40 + HST

Please note that children 12 and under are not be permitted entrance to the Discovery Centre without accompaniment parent/guardian or caregiver 18 years or older.

Dome Theatre Pricing

All rates are subject to a 15% tax and will be added on during the admission process.

Please note that Dome Theatre tickets are only available for guests who have purchased admission.

Regular$2 +HST
Members$1 +HST

Every Wednesday Evening is FREE!

Thanks to our generous sponsors, we can now offer free admission every Wednesday evening from 5-8 pm!
Co-sponsored by: CIBC and UNIRENT HOLDINGS LTD.

Dome Theatre shows are the exception and will remain at an additional cost on Wednesday evenings. If you are visiting with a large group on a Wednesday evening, please call ahead and let us know. (902) 492-4422 ext. 2221

Group Rates

A group rate is available for organized groups. Click here for more information

Holiday Closures

Good Friday, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Parking

The Discovery Centre does not have a dedicated parking lot. Parking is available in the surrounding areas including the Halifax waterfront, the Seaport Market and behind the Westin Hotel. For hourly rates and parking locations, click here.

Location

We are located at 1215 Lower Water Street, between Bishop’s Landing and the Halifax Seaport Market.

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