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! 

Show times vary daily. Please check boards on Levels 4 and 6 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!
Daily at 10:15 a.m.

The Sky Tonight (age 5+): Discover what's visible in the sky tonight and learn about upcoming celestial events.

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.

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.

Imperial Oil Auditorium Mezzanine
Level 1

Science HotSpot

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

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 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.