HR MacMillan Space Centre

Vancouver, BC

Where are we going?

HR MacMillan Space Centre
1100 Chestnut St
BC V6J 3J9


What is there to do?

Are you ready to boldy go, where many families have gone before you and had an amazing time exploring the Universe? Well, get ready to head to HR MacMillan Space Centre in Vancouver!

This great centre lets the kids uncover the wonders of the Universe, through innovative programming, exhibits, and family activities. Their goal is to inspire, educate, and evoke that sense of wonder that the Universe creates. You can learn all about space exploration, and all the amazing technological advances the country and the world has made, and what those technologies have uncovered!

It's an out of this world family day out surrounded by the planets, the stars, and everything beyond!

The HR MacMillan Space Centre has great programs too, which are perfect for the whole family. They have specific family programs with different themes, such as viewing the transit of Mercury, as well as evening programs where you can hear lectures all about the amazing feats of the Universe. 

They also offer overnight, and not-quite-an-overnight adventure, where you can actually sleep in the observatory! There are hands-on workshops, as well as theatre programs and a chance to actually look at the sky in the Planetarium - an amazing evening with a difference!

The space centre also has shows where you can watch the science behind black holes, or surf the Solar System!

Are you ready to head to Winnipeg's out of this world space centre, and boldy go....well, you know the rest!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $13 evening. $18 daytime.

Children: $8/$10 evening. $13/$15 daytime.

Free Under: 4 years

Family Deals: $38 - $56 for 5 persons


Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to chat about the accessibility of the museum, observatory and planetarium


When can we go?

10am - 3pm weekdays / 10am - 5pm Sat & some holidays / 12pm - 5pm Sun.

All year round. Additional evening schedules too.


Any top tips?

Check the show times and evening program times ahead for the days you want to visit, so you can plan accordingly.

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