Weekend Activities

Race against the clock to complete one of our engineering challenges!

Join us on the ESSO Skywalk to create a spaghetti tower, build a leak-proof pail out of paper and construct a weight bearing structure out of 4 pieces of paper and 4 rubber bands.

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.         Exploration Station

Angry Birds Universe, the exhibition, is now open! The whole family will enjoy this wildly interactive exhibition, where YOU can BE the bird!

Experience Alberta's Largest Movie Screen!

Mysteries of China

Behold the secrets of a forgotten past and uncover an epic archaeological discovery, 2,000 years in the making. 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, and an all-new epic adventure...

IMAX Theatre Showtimes

This Weekend in the Galleries: 

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
2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.             Jr. Scientists Exploration Station

Take A Walk On The Wild Side! 

Join us on the ESSO Skywalk for hands-on activities and the opportunity to meet some of the TWOSE Critters.

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.         Exploration Station
2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.         TWOSE Critters

Be One With Nature!

Dive into the Syncrude Environment Gallery to get to know our friendly sea-creatures and other TWOSE Critters. You might even meet our adorable sugar gliders, or our bearded dragon, or even one of our tarantulas!

11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.         Touch Tank Exploration
12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.         TWOSE Critters
1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.              Touch Tank Exploration
3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.              Touch Tank Exploration

Explore Your World!

Using TWOSE’s 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:

Saturdays         3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Sundays            1:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

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!

11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.         Multi-Axis Trainer Trials
3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.              Multi-Axis Trainer Trials

Perform a Strawberry DNA Extraction!

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

1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.              Human Body Exploration Station 

Drop In On Science!

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

Free Drop-In Activities:

Friday                4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday          10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
                          & 4
:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday            10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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.
4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. 

Go on a Fantastic Voyage through the Universe & more…

Planetarium shows in the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre

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