Weekend Activities

Go on a Fantastic Voyage through the Universe & more…

Inflatable Planetarium shows in Kinetic Hall

Science Comes Alive!

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

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.         Storytime
12:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.           Jr. Scientists Exploration Station

Take Me to Your Leader

Join us on the ESSO Skywalk for a robotics mission and a conversation with everyone's favourite Robot, R.O.G.E.R.

1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.           R.O.G.E.R. the Robot Visit
1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
           LEGO Robots!

Explore The Wonders Of The Human Body

Visit The Body Fantastic (Allard Family Gallery) to explore our drop-in anatomy and physiology station.

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.           Human Body Exploration Station

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!

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.            Multi-Axis Trainer Trials

Be One With Nature

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

11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.           Animal Encounter 
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.          Sea-creature Encounter 
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.              Sea-creature Encounter 

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:

12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.             Science on a Sphere Show

Did you know that flies have hairy eyeballs?

Zoom in on some of the creepiest and crawliest creatures around using our scanning electron microscope in the Syncrude Environment Gallery. Check out the scales on a butterfly’s wings, see the facets of bug eyes up close, and compare the fascinating mouth parts of the bug world.

2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.            Scanning Electron Microscope

Scanning electron microscope is generously supported by funds from NSERC’s PromoScience program and the National Research Council (@NRC_CNRC).


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