Where: Telus Spark Science CentreWhen: Every 2nd Thursday from 6-10pm. Cost: Regular admission rates apply. Included with membership to Telus Spark. Buying tickets ahead of time is recommended. Adults Only Nights at Telus Spark is as advertised. They check IDs at the door and serve alcohol in the atrium. My husband and I checked it … Read more
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I wasn’t sure what to expect for our first visit to the science centre. I had only been a few times to the old science centre (as a child and as a class volunteer) and didn’t remember much. With Gordie only being 2.5, I wasn’t sure whether he would be old enough to really appreciate the experience. I was pretty sure that we would only go a couple times a year at the most.
For younger kids, the highlight of the science centre is likely to be the Creative Kids Museum. (It is geared towards kids 8 and under). We have been really impressed by it. We decided to buy our memberships largely due to this area alone. If you have a membership, you can treat this area like an … Read more
Note: The Brainasium is inside the Telus Spark perimeter. Regular admission is required to visit. Gordie’s Review (5 years old): “I liked the little slide.”Nicky’s Review (2 years old): “This” (She liked the web climber) Age Range: Geared towards kids 5-12 but younger kids will enjoy some of the features as well. Telus Spark recommends … Read more
Located on the 2nd floor, Open Studio, is essentially the Creative Kids Museum for older kids. Kids can make build, create, explore and experiment. My kids are still a bit young to get the most out of this area (my oldest is 6) but they still find something interesting whenever we are there. They have a … Read more
In addition to the Creative Kids Museum and Open Studio, and the Brainasium Outdoor Park, the Telus Spark science centre has three permanent Galleries: Energy and Innovation, Earth and Sky and Being Human. Here is an overview of some of the things inside the exhibits. Energy and Innovation Located on the main floor of the … Read more