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Brighten up your Holidays with fun for the whole family!
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  • It’s time to spread some holiday cheer with science fun & great gift ideas for the whole family!

    From December 1 to January 8 - There's something festive & fun for everyone:

    December Hours

    Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Holiday & Winter Break Hours

    December 24 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    December 25 - CLOSED

    December 26 to January 8 - Open daily 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


TELUS World of Science - Edmonton

All Ages

Some experiences may need additional tickets

TELUS World of Science - Edmonton

All Ages

Some experiences may need additional tickets

TELUS World of Science - Edmonton

All Ages

Some experiences may need additional tickets

Holiday Activities

Chromatography Snowflakes

Inside the L.A.B. in Health Zone

Start your morning visit with an exploration of the chemistry of ink & create your own colourful snowflake decorations using chromatography!

Weekends in December & daily during winter break from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Merry Makers Holiday Crafts

Inside STEAMengine in the Science Garage

Craft & be merry! Get creative & channel your inner elf with cheerful holiday crafts like sliceform ornaments & paper quilled holiday cards.

Weekends in December & daily during winter break from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cozy Winter Science Storytime

Inside Arctic Journey Exhibition & CuriousCITY

Winter is the perfect time to cozy up & enjoy storytime! Transport yourself to the Arctic with stories from Inuit authors inside an iglu, or enjoy some winter science stories upstairs by CuriousCITY.

Weekends in December & daily during winter break from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Arctic Journey Exhibition & 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. upstairs near CuriousCITY.

Arctic Holiday Greeting Cards

Inside Arctic Journey Exhibition

Learn about the Northern Lights as you make your own Arctic Holiday cards adorned with real salt crystals!

Weekends in December & daily during winter break from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sealskin Pualuk (Mitten) Ornaments

Inside Arctic Journey Exhibition

Learn about Inuit traditions as you make a beautiful mitten-shaped ornament, then get toasty as you investigate the science of keeping your hands warm.

Weekends in December from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Curious Winter Wildlife Discovery

Inside CuriousCITY

Test different insulators, identify snowy animal tracks, & learn about amazing animal adaptations as you discover what your favourite critters do in the winter.

Weekends in December & daily during winter break from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Winter Sky Constellation Viewers

Inside the Northern Lights Teaching Space

Make your own constellation viewer using Cree or Inuit constellations while hearing cultural stories associated with the night sky.

Monday to Friday throughout December from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Crushed Candy Cane Ice Cream Show

On the Syncrude Science Stage

How do you make our signature Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream even cooler? Add the cool minty flavour of crushed candy canes!

Weekends in December & daily during winter break at 1:00 p.m.

Holiday Gift Shopping

In the Galaxy Gift Shop

Take in some holiday fun & learn while you play at the Science Centre, then finish up with some holiday shopping! From gadgets & gizmos, to products from local vendors, The Galaxy Gift Shop has something for everyone on your list!

The Polar Express: PJ Party

All aboard! Embark on an extraordinary journey with the whole family this holiday season on Alberta's largest screen. Don't forget your comfy PJ's!

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Laser Holiday Magic

Celebrate the season & watch your favourite holiday classics come to life with gorgeous laser choreography in the Zeidler Dome!

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Happy Noon Year

On the Syncrude Science Stage

Ring in the "Noon Year" & kick off 2023 with a bang with a special celebration including fireworks with a Science Centre twist!

December 31 & January 1 at 12:00 p.m.

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