Opening tomorrow: a Lego fan’s dream, Towers of Tomorrow

More than half a million little plastic bricks and over 2,400 hours. That’s how long it took Ryan McNaught and his team to construct the 20 skyscraper replicas going on display at Science World (1455 Quebec St.) beginning tomorrow, Jan. 24. During the show, on until Sept. 7, visitors can create their own buildings from over 200,000 loose LEGO® bits and pieces.

So which skyscrapers will you see? And what scale are they built on?

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Opening tomorrow: a Lego fan’s dream, Towers of Tomorrow

Enjoy FREE Entry into Science World this Saturday, Oct 5th!

Science World Free Entry 2019

Image courtesy of Ted McGrath | Inside Vancouver Flickr Pool

This Saturday, October 5, 2019, Science World at the TELUS World of Science will be hosting a FREE DAY for all!

Visit the famous dome in False Creek from 10 am to 6 pm to check out their newest exhibit, Cats & Dogs. Your free entry will also include entry into the rest of the building, so you can get knee-deep in science demonstrations, challenge your knowledge, and learn everything there is to know about our furry friends!

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Enjoy FREE Entry into Science World this Saturday, Oct 5th!

[CLOSED] WIN TICKETS to an exclusive preview of Superpower Dogs, PLUS entry to Science World

superpower dogs posterThe new OMNIMAX film Superpower Dogs will be launching at Science World on Saturday, June 29th.

About the film

Superpower Dogs takes you on an incredible adventure, as we experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, narrated by Chris Evans, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives, and discover the powerful bond that they share with their human partners. As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

Science World is offering only lucky winner 4 entry passes to an exclusive preview of Superpower Dogs. The passes also will provide entry to Science World following the event, enabling time to be spent in the rest of the galleries and at their feature exhibition, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature. To enter, submit a comment below. 

We will select a random winner on Friday, June 21st and notify them by email.

Science World Celebrates 30 Years on May 6

Science World’s iconic geodesic dome opened its doors on May 6, 1989, dazzling visitors with dozens of hands-on exhibits and the largest OMNIMAX screen in the world. Now, 30 years later, Science World is celebrating its birthday with several public events, including an ambitious attempt by staff to complete 30 science experiments in five minutes (!).

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Science World Celebrates 30 Years on May 6

Over 25 tasting stations at the epic Science of Cocktails event at Science World this February

science of cocktails 2019

Drinking… in the name of science! On Thursday, February 7, 2019, the Telus World of Science is hosting their epic, annual fundraising event, Science of Cocktails! This is something you are not going to want to miss.

Attendees can explore the physics, chemistry and biology behind cocktails. Yes – there’s more to that Vodka Tonic than you ever thought… Plus, tickets to the event helps to provide class field trips to Science World for underserved schools in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

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Over 25 tasting stations at the epic Science of Cocktails event at Science World this February

Discover the secrets behind Toy Story, The Incredibles and more in The Science of Pixar

Ever wonder what kind of technology goes into making movies like Up, Monsters Inc., and Toy Story?

Beginning on May 19 and running until Jan. 6, 2019, Science World will present The Science Behind Pixar. The exhibition features more than 40 interactive elements, and is broken into eight sections, including modeling, animation, and rendering. All told, the exhibit will take up 12,000 square feet.

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Discover the secrets behind Toy Story, The Incredibles and more in The Science of Pixar

Elephants, coral reefs, wolverines and more at Elements Film Festival

Elements is a new environmental film festival coming to TELUS World of Science (1455 Quebec St.) April 14 and 15. The festival includes 44 feature films and shorts, all focused on wildlife and nature, conservation and the environment, action sports and adventure. The festival also features panels and a student film competition.

Here are some highlights.

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Elephants, coral reefs, wolverines and more at Elements Film Festival