The Discovery Centre is the perfect place to spark curiosity and engage in hands-on learning experiences that are fun for the whole family. This summer, they are proud to present their newest featured exhibit: Indigenous Ingenuity, an interactive experience which showcases the remarkable innovations and scientific knowledge of Indigenous peoples from North America.
Test your understanding of First Peoples’ scientific principles by exploring the centre of gravity in a kayak or engaging in a virtual canoe race. Immerse yourself in Indigenous ingenuity by constructing an igloo and experiencing the art of harpooning for fish. These hands-on activities provide a window into the rich scientific knowledge developed by Indigenous peoples, inspired by the wonders of nature and the resources of the land.
Celebrate the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous peoples, who have always showcased remarkable ingenuity, drawing inspiration from the natural world around them. Their innovations and scientific knowledge have paved the way for us all. Embark on a journey that allows you to observe, listen, experiment, and share in the innovative processes that give rise to Indigenous knowledge.
While at the Discovery Centre, take a moment to enjoy the many permanent galleries and innovation labs, where your child can become an inventor, builder, designer or anything else they can imagine. Take a 360° tour of the galaxy through a live star show. The Dome Theatre offers a captivating journey through the solar system, an exploration of the Amazon rainforest, and a dive into the mysteries and science of black holes. Showtimes are shared up to a week in advance, so you can plan your cosmic adventure accordingly. Visit here to see a their full film line up.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to spark curiosity, ignite imaginations, and create lasting bonds. Plan your visit to the Discovery Centre today and embark on a summer of exploration and discovery.
When: Wednesday to Sunday until September 3rd, 2023
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Address: 1215 Lower Water Street