Open Late Wednesdays

Open Late WednesdaysThe Discovery Centre is now open until 8:00 on Wednesdays. More Info

Birthday Parties

Birthday PartiesAvailable on Saturday or Sunday throughout the year, birthday parties allow your child to be the star with any one of three astronomy-themed packages. More Info

Sesame Street

Sesame Street More Info

Did you get your #ELMOSELFIE?

Did you get your #ELMOSELFIE? More Info

Find it. Snap it. post it. Tweet it. Share it!

Find it. Snap it. post it. Tweet it. Share it! More Info

Venue Rental

Venue Rental More Info


Located in downtown Halifax, the Discovery Centre is Nova Scotia’s only hands-on science centre. With a mission to make science interesting, enjoyable and interactive, it’s the smartest place to play!

The Discovery Centre features dynamic travelling and permanent exhibitions, a state-of-the-art digital planetarium, high-definition films, live science demonstrations and interesting science programs for all ages.

The on-site Discovery Shop, stocked with educational toys and games, is the perfect place to shop for your little Einstein.