The Oil Sands Discovery Centre in Fort McMurray is located in the heart of the world's biggest single oil deposit - the Athabasca Oil Sands. The centre is an educational facility committed to increasing public awareness and knowledge about the oil sands. Come to the Oil Sands Discovery Centre and experience the history, science, and technology of the oil sands. It's the closest you can get without boots and a hard hat!
Enter our 30-seat domed planetarium theatre and tour the world's largest accessible dark sky preserve with a live guide during our indoor Planetarium Experience. Plus outside, sign up for our Telescope Experience and get the chance to tour the largest telescope in the Rockies, see 4K visuals from previous nights via our new video scope, and if skies are clear, enjoy guided telescope stargazing. We offer daily experiences, weekly astronomy events (meteor showers, eclipses, themed wilderness stargazing) and a variety of programs related to October's annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival. See our web site for daily times and event details.
Discover what makes the world around us so undeniably incredible. Get your hands on exhibits and experiments or lay your eyes on Calgary's only Dome Theatre, featuring live planetarium shows. For even more fun for the brain, check out our travelling exhibitions and The Brainasium – our outdoor adventure space for play and risk-taking.
Includes The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition, Science Centre Admission & 1 IMAX film with 1 free regular popcorn. Science Centre Admission includes same-day access to all permanent exhibit galleries, planetarium shows & science demonstrations. This offer covers 2 adults and up to 4 children/youths.
Includes The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition & Science Centre Admission. Science Centre Admission includes same-day access to all permanent exhibit galleries, planetarium shows & science demonstrations. This offer covers 2 adults and up to 4 children/youths.
Explore stars, planets, galaxies and more in the world’s largest accessible astronomy park. Daily Planetarium and telescope stargazing programs provide an incredible opportunity to observe the wonders above Jasper National Park, rain or shine. Allow a minimum of 90 minutes.
From October 14 to 31, take risks and be curious during SHOCKTOBER at TELUS Spark! Enjoy frightfully fun activities for the entire family as you explore the spooky science behind Halloween. Brew a colourful potion, stand under a mysterious mess or witness the spectacle of a pumpkin destruction. Plus, Monster Mash-Up is back on October 28 and 29 for the final weekend of SHOCKTOBER celebrations!
Whether it's a girl's night out with friends, or a "lady's choice" date night with that special someone, this is the perfect setting. Arrive early and relax with a nice glass of wine or cold beer, enjoy a sit down meal at the Purple Pear restaurant and participate in some freaky science activities. Next, choose your favourite movie snacks from our concession and get cozy in our theatre's luxurious seats to enjoy the cult-favourite: The Craft. This is an 18+ event.
Maybe they inspired nightmares and kept you up at night, or maybe they made your skin crawl with an unspoken thrill -- either way, these cult-horror classics left an impression. From Oct. 26-29, settle-in for a scary movie marathon on the giant screen!