HR MacMillan Space Centre

Vancouver, BC

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Address: 1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9, Canada How do we get there? Number: 604-738-7827
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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!

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HR MacMillan Space Centre FAQ’s

There are plenty of places in the city to enjoy tasty foods, so fill those tummies up before oyu visit

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

Can you have a birthday party there? Of course you can! It's a unique way to celebrate another year, by learning about all the birthdays the Universe has had! (there are a few!)

What a way to explore the sky! They have great programs geared towards each grade, and they welcome home school groups, AND they can offer virtual field trips!

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

They are part of the Vanier Park ExplorePass where you can visit all three Vanier Park museums for a discount!

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