Live Science Demos, Programs and More!

A Science Centre host in a white labcoat delivers a demonstration in the HotZone while standing beside a large model of a space shuttle.We've got plenty for you to see and do at the Science Centre! Please check boards on Levels 4 and 6 for show times upon arrival.

Planetarium Shows

Sit back in Toronto's only public planetarium as a Live Presenter takes you on a fantastic voyage to the Moon, the Solar System or beyond!

Eyes on the Skies (ages 0-5): For children 5 years and under WITH their caregivers. Learn about the nighttime sky through singing, connect-the-stars constellations and a journey to the moon!
Weekdays: 10:15 a.m.
Weekends: 10:30 & 11 a.m.

The Sky Tonight (age 5+): Discover what's visible in the sky tonight and learn about upcoming celestial events.
Weekdays: Check boards for show times.
Saturdays: 12:30 & 2 p.m.
Sundays: 12:30, 2 & 3:30 p.m.

Level 4

Papermaking Demonstration

Discover the ancient art of papermaking! See how pulp made from cloth and plants turns into the paper that ends up in your recycling bin.

Weekdays: 12 p.m.
Weekends: 1 & 3 p.m.

Rock Paper Science Hall
Level 6

The Energy Show

Get ready to uncover the world’s ultimate source of power – all in the name of science!

Learn more about The Energy Show.

Imperial Oil Auditorium
Level 1

A 'hair-raising experience'

Get charged up at our classic Ontario Science Centre experience. Take a picture to capture your turn with our iconic Van de Graaff generator.

Weekdays: 11-11:45 a.m.
Weekends: 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. & 1:30-2:15 p.m.

Imperial Oil Auditorium Mezzanine
Level 1

Science HotSpot

Plug into current science at live presentations covering the latest hot topics in science and tech.

Check boards for show times.

Hot Zone
Level 6

Engage with our Hosts!

Science Happens HereHave a question? Ask a Host. Look for our Science Centre Hosts animating demonstrations and engaging in Science on every level.

Spot the sign posts for "Science Happens Here" and explore science topics in depth - from bones to birds, planets and puzzles and a whole lot more.

Please note: Programs may vary daily. Please check boards on Levels 4 and 6 for show times upon arrival.

  • Guide Maps

    Download a copy of our What's On Flyer & Guide Map for visitors. Printed copies of this map are also available in English and French when you arrive at the Science Centre.


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