The perpetual search for fun family activities just got a little bit easier: the Montreal Science Centre in the Old Port is reopening to the public on September 23. The centre’s four permanent exhibition halls will welcome a limited number of visitors at any one time as will the IMAX®TELUS theatre. Here’s what you can see and do when when the centre reopens:
Permanent exhibition halls:
Fabrik (for children 8 years and up): put your kids’ innovation skills to the test as they use their creativity to build technological solutions from random objects.
Human: explore the evolution (and the future!) of the human body through demonstrations and hands-on activities.
Explore: an exhibit that delves into the science behind motion, light, air, water, geometry and matter through interactive installations. Budding programmers can even experiment with code.
Mini Mondo: a new, interactive exhibit for children up to the age of 7 that lets them explore their environment through touch, sight, sound and smell.
The IMAX®TELUS theatre will be featuring two short films:
Great Bear Rainforest 3D
The story one of the last untouched wildernesses in the world; home to grizzlies, sea wolves, sea otters, humpback whales and the mythical Spirit Bear, a rare, white subspecies of black bear.
Superpower Dogs 3D
A glimpse into the world of elite rescue dogs and their heroic acts of bravery. Meet Halo, Reef, Ricochet, Tipper and Tony, hear their stories and learn about their unique lifesaving skills.
COVID-19 safety measures:
- To help ensure the safety of staff and guests, all visitors over 12 years of age will need to show proof of vaccination (vaccination passport) and provide ID to access the centre.
- Tickets must be purchased online in advance and guests are asked to arrive no more than 15 minutes before their scheduled visit time. Science centre members must also buy their tickets ahead of time.
- Face masks are mandatory and all visitors will be asked a series of health questions on arrival.
- All common areas and interactive exhibits will be disinfected regularly.
- Dining areas will remain closed but the IMAX®TELUS theatre snack bar and the Arsenik grignotines café counter will be open.
The Science Centre address is 2 de la Commune St. W. The opening hours are Monday to Friday from 10 a.m to 4 p.m and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m to 5 p.m.
For more information, visit the website.
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