DINOSAURS IN MOTION (level 0)
Meet gigantic, magnificent, recycled-metal dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures at our newest featured exhibit. Control them before they take over!
Fossils & Flyers (level 0)
Create your own prehistoric flyer and test it in our giant wind tunnel, and check out real fossils, 10s of millions of years old.
Stormy Science (level 1 Atrium)
Create a soaking cloudburst, and as the rain falls, explore how we can use engineering know-how to curb the effects of storms and floods. Proudly supported by Halifax Water.
Touch Pool Demonstrations (level 1)
Drop by our aquarium to meet the sea stars, anemones, urchins, and hermit crabs that call our shores home. Learn how they move, eat, and relate to each other with an up–close and personal view.
Solar Circus (level 2)
Soak up the sun as we explore how solar cells turn light into electricity. Challenge yourself and your family to power up a solar circuit complete with LEDs and switches. You may even get a shocking surprise!
Make-a-Saurus (level 3)
Become a foam fossil archaeologist and reconstruct a dinosaur from tooth to tail! Explore bones and balance and use your imagination and creativity as you build and name your DIY Dino.
Dome Theatre Shows
Take a 360° tour of the galaxy with a Live Star Show or a Featured Film.
NEW! Film: Amazon Adventure
Henry Walter Bates, risks his life for science in the 1850’s as a young man during a fascinating 11‐year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest Ages 6+
Film: Backyard Wilderness
Katie gradually discovers the intricate secrets that nature has hidden so close to her front door, and we experience the joy she finds in her interactions with this new world. Ages 2+
Film: Beyond the Sun
Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe! One night, she receives an unexpected visit from a friend, Moon. Together, they enjoy a whirlwind journey through the Universe. Ages 4+
NEW! Sky Stories: Winter Legends
With the arrival of the solstice, take in a wintery view of a crystal-clear night sky, sharing myths and legends scattered among the stars. Ages 4+
NEW: Our Place in Space: Ice Giants!
Bundle up as we journey to the furthest planets in our planetary system, the mysteriously frosty ice giants, Uranus and Neptune! Ages 6+
No Escape: The Science of Black Holes
Why are black holes black and where do they come from? Allow yourself to be pulled in as we explore the mysteries and science of black holes! Ages 7+
Dome Theatre tickets are only available to buy in-person, for guests who have purchased admission. Showtimes are subject to change without notice any given time or day. Dome Theatre tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis.
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