Spark your Imagination
TELUS Spark Science Centre, a registered educational charity, exists to entertain and inspire people of all ages through creative encounters with science, engineering, technology, math and art. With roots that go back to 1967 and the opening of the Calgary Centennial Planetarium, Spark is a leader in science entertainment, programming, and science communications. It is also home to one of the largest dome theatres in Western Canada, the Digital Immersion Gallery, various VR Experiences, the newly founded Steven’s Lab, a Robot dog named Flint, a permanent Indigenous Gathering Space, a kids space for those 0-8, North America’s first robot rollercoaster, R05ie and a 15-acre park including a playground built around the science of the developing brain. Learn more about Spark at sparkscience.ca.
Whoa! Science! Come on down to Spark and experience science connections like never before. Welcoming guests of all ages and abilities to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math in mind-blowing ways. The Infinity Dome theatre is a 360-degree planetarium, showing new and cool movies and shows. You can even enjoy popcorn and a drink and as many shows as you can squeeze into your visit! The little ones ages 0-8 can enjoy the Creative Kids Museum, filled with science fun for developing brains. Guests can also check out the permanent installation of an Indigenous moss bag and its stories and science, via the Moss Bag Project partnership.
General Admission covers all special exhibits, unlimited dome shows and the award winning Brainasium Outdoor Park. Astronaut Ice Cream café is the place to try out one of Spark’s nine planetary ice cream flavours that are out of this world, as well as serves Monogram coffee and snacks! Or, enjoy a bite in the Spark Eatery and find unique gifts for that science geek in your life in the Spark Store. Check the Spark website for Spark After Dark – adult only events that are sure to have adults rekindling their love for science and of course fun! Spark is a registered charity, and every dollar you donate empowers a child, a student, a parent, an adult in need, or a new Canadian to discover a world inspired by curiosity.
Astronaut ice cream café is open the same hours as Spark and guests do not need to pay admission just to get their planetary ice cream!