TELUS Spark

220 St. George's Dr. N.E.
Calgary, AB T2E 5T2- Map It
(403) 817-6800

AAA Editor Notes

TELUS Spark is at 220 St. George's Dr. N.E. Science, engineering and art are at the core of this educational feast for the senses with more than 100 interactive displays. In Energy & Innovation, you can inspect a wind turbine and see how much energy your household electronics use. Create snowflakes or view distant galaxies in the Earth & Sky gallery. Check your mood on a special camera or monitor your reaction time in the Being Human exhibit area. In the Open Studio, you can build an invention using toothpicks, take apart a machine or digitally animate a story. High-definition films and live planetarium shows are the highlight of the HD Digital Dome Theatre. The Creative Kids Museum offers hands-on activities geared toward children under age 8. Daily educational programs and performances connecting science and the arts take place in the 164-seat Presentation Theatre. Brainasium, an outdoor park, offers a 19-metre (63-ft.) slide and other activities for children. Food is available. Time: Allow 3 hours minimum.
$19.95; $17.95 (ages 65+); $15.95 (ages 13-17); $12.95 (ages 3-12). Dome Theatre show additional $10 (40-minute show) or $7 (20-minute show). Parking: $5.
Hours: Daily 10-5, July-Aug.; Sun.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-5, rest of year. Closed Aug. 31-Sept. 4 and Christmas. Closed Christmas.