Events and Venue Rentals

As Atlantic Canada’s largest science centre, Discovery Centre is the inventive choice for one-of-a-kind meetings and events in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Located on the city’s historic waterfront, the centre’s renovated industrial building provides an impressive atmosphere that includes a 4-story atrium, glass elevator, 9-metre video screen, harbour views, and sky-high ceilings. 40,000 square feet of flexible floor space accomodates up to 800 guests and showcases over 200 STEAM-themes exhibits.

From a seated dinner, cocktail party, meeting, or reception, our Events Coordinator will help you plan a unique event experience for all your attendees. See below for bookable venue spaces.

Level 3

Visitors Lounge

DCP_1307-HDR

Capacity: Standing 225, Theatre 200, Dinner 120
Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends

-Versatile space for a variety of functions
-Cafe can be converted to bar
-Floor-to-ceiling windows
-Lounging area

Ghosn Multipurpose Room

Meeting Room

Capacity: Boardroom/Classroom 24, Theatre 40
Availability: Weekdays and weekends

-Perfect for meetings, breakout sessions and team-building challenges
-Floor-to-ceiling windows
-Access to whiteboards and AV

Boardroom

Board Room Events at Discovery Centre

Capacity: 14
Availability: Weekdays and weekends

-Perfect for intimate meetings
-Large projector screen
-Access to whiteboards

Level 2

Galleries

DiscoveryRCR-19

Capacity: 150
Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends

-3 unique gallery themes: Health, Flight, & Energy
-100+ exhibits fir guests to enjoy
-Great opportunity for science demos from staff

Program Rooms A & B

DiscoveryRCR-12

Combined Capacity: Boardroom 24, Classroom 48, Theatre 80
Availability: Weekdays and weekends

-Perfect for meetings, trade shows, or group visits
-Two rooms can become one for more space
-Access to whiteboards and AV

Level 1

Bill & Janet Murphy Ocean Gallery

Ocean Gallery Events at Discovery Centre

Capacity: 150
Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends

-Ideal for standing receptions and announcements
-Interactive exhibits to learn about water systems
-Animation tank with local species & opportunities for demos

Lindsay Construction Orientation Gallery

Reception Events at Discovery Centre

Capacity: 75
Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends

-Ideal for standing receptions, registrations, lectures and announcements
-Lean lines and colours for event branding
-Near entrance, washrooms, and Dome Theatre

Dome Theatre

Dome Theatre Events at Discovery Centre

Capacity: 65
Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends

-Take a guided tour to another galaxy
-Ideal for lecture-sale meetings and presentations
-Films and live star shows available

Level 0

WILSONS Featured Exhibit Gallery & Atrium

Featured Exhibit Gallery Events at Discovery Centre

Capacity: 200
Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends

-Ideal for themed events and reception
-Adjacent Atrium for receptions and networking
-Seasonal travelling exhibits

Michelin Corporate Foundation Innovation Lab

Innovation Lab

Capacity: 40
Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends

-Ideal for small meetings and brainstorm sessons
-Loaded with cool tech in coding
-Opportunity for science demos from staff

Special Events

Technology & Equipment

Discovery Centre has a range of on-site static and portable AV equipment and accessories available to suit your needs. inquire today.



Technology Events at Discovery Centre

Catering

RCR Hospitality Group is the exclusive food and beverage provider for all after-hour events at Discovery Centre. Their known for their experience and passion for creating memorable experiences.

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t: 902.418.5543
w: www.rcr.ca/catering/

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