Local Time
12:01 am PST

Vancouver Science Centres

• A WorldWeb.com Travel Guide to Science Centres in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Website More Details Map Save
Located at the H.R. Macmillan Space Centre, the observatory is staffed by volunteers to enable visitors to look through this half-metre telescope. Open on clear weekend evenings, it is recommended to call ahead to check conditions..
Website More Details Map Save
This dome screen forms the focal point for the Science Centre and is one of the world's largest. The special visual and audio features allow visitors to see science and nature themed IMAX films from a very realistic perspective.
Website More Details Map Save Save
The Vancouver Aquarium is much more than just a place to see fish. This all-encompassing marine centre focuses on acquatic life from around the globe. The Pacific-Canada pavillion explores BC's coastal regions. ORCA-FM broadcasts live killer whale sounds direct from the ocean. There are daily whale shows and otter feedings. The Vancouver Aquarium is very aware of the sensitivity of the marine environment and promotes responsibility in the handling of aquatic wildlife.
Website More Details Map Save Save
This Space Centre has it all, a planetarium and observertory and many space related artifacts, exhibits and displays. The focus here is for displays to be of a 'hands on' and interactive nature, so the Space Centre is very appealing to all ages. Take a space ride, dock a space shuttle and even touch a moon rock. A highlight here are the laser shows.
Website More Details Map Save Save
Science World is an all-encompassing, hands-on facility of tremendous appeal to everybody. Every aspect of science is covered. Of particular note is the giant beehive or the 'crawl-through' beaver lodge. For the layperson the 'Matter and Forces' exhibit explains the laws of physics in easy-to-follow terms. The Science Centre is also home to the Alcan Omnimax Theatre.
Website More Details Map Save Save
Vancouverís only ecology centre, the Nature House in Stanley Park features interactive displays and public programs.
Website More Details Map Save Save
TRIUMF, Canada's national subatomic research lab, offers guided walking tours throughout the year. Aside from pure research, TRIUMF contains Canada's only cancer therapy center for patients with certain eye tumours, produces raw material for brain imaging techniques, and has developed a prototype device that can detect plastic explosives in airport luggage.
Vancouver Harbour
previous pause next
Photos of Vancouver  Vancouver Harbour

Business Owners/Managers
Do you manage a business in Vancouver? If so, please search our tourism directory to ensure your company information is up to date and accurate. If you don't find a listing, we invite you to add a complimentary listing.

Add A Business Listing

If you want to increase your exposure to the millions of people who come to WorldWeb.com each month to plan their trips and vacations, please refer to our advertising information.