Weekend Activities

National Philanthropy Day
November 15

Thank you to our donors who make it possible for us to ignite curiosity, inspire discovery, celebrate science, and change lives!

Science Comes Alive!

Watch entertaining and educational live science demonstrations performed right before your eyes on our Science Demo Stage

65-million Years In The Making! 

Are you ready to embark on a prehistoric journey? Unearth a variety of dinosaur themed activities as you experience what life was like in the time of the dinosaurs. Visit Dinosaurs Unearthed: Down to the Bone to construct a dinosaur eye, solve dinosaur puzzles, play with pterodactyl puppets and MORE! 

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.            Dinosaur Field School

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.                Dinosaur Field School

The Universe is waiting! 

Visit our NEW Command Centre in the S.P.A.C.E. Gallery to blast-off on an action packed adventure through the universe!

10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.             Command Centre: Exploration Station

1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.                 Command Centre: Exploration Station

3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.                 Command Centre: Experiment

Explore Dinosaurs, Animals, Astronomy & More

Drop into Discoveryland to listen to a story, play games, solve puzzles, do arts & crafts and use your imagination to explore your surroundings!

11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.             Science and a Story

11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.               Jr. Scientists Exploration Station

1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.                Jr. Scientists Exploration Station

3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.                Block Challenge

Be One With Nature

Dive into the Syncrude Environment Gallery to get to know our friendly creatures.

10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.             Fish Feeding

4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.                Animal Encounter

5:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.                Fish Feeding (Saturday Only)

4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.                Fish Feeding (Sunday Only)

Take A Walk On The Wild Side!

Join us on the ESSO Skywalk for hands-on activities

1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.                 Science Crafts

Train Like An Astronaut! 

Experience what it feels like to be in a tumble spin during re-entry when you visit The Body Fantastic (Allard Family Gallery). What are you waiting for? Take a spin!

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.                 Multi-Axis Trainer Trials

Explore Your World

Using our iconic 6-foot diameter projection system to visually enhance presentations, our staff scientists will take you on in-depth and interactive explorations of severe weather patterns and the effect plate tectonics have on natural disasters like earthquakes and tsunamis. Showing in the Syncrude Environment Gallery:

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.                  Science on a Sphere Show

LEGO Robots!

Join us for a robotics mission in the TELUS Robotics Lab. Using LEGO Mindstorms robots, our staff scientists will show you some programming basics and challenge you to complete the mission of the day!

Mission Times:                                           

1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Drop In On Science!

Create, compete, tinker, test, and build your way through a wide variety of activities in The Science Garage


All activities are included in Science Centre Admission with the exception of IMAX films and Feature Exhibitions. Schedules are subject to change without notice.