H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

1100 Chestnut St.
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9- Map It
(604) 738-7827
BCAA Members save 20% on retail admission rates for Members and up to 4 guests

AAA Editor Notes

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is at 1100 Chestnut St. in Vanier Park. The center's Planetarium Star Theatre presents full dome tours of astronomy and space exploration. Other features include GroundStation Canada, which uses live science demonstrations to explain the latest discoveries; Cosmic Courtyard, which features interactive exhibits and the only touchable moon rock in the world; an observatory with a 0.5-metre (1.6-ft.) telescope; and hands-on exhibits. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$18; $15 (ages 12-18 and 55+); $13 (ages 5-11); $56 (family, two adults and up to three children). Evening astronomy shows (includes planetarium and observatory) $13; $10 (ages 12-18 and 55+); $8 (ages 5-11); $38 (family, two adults and up to three children).
AAA Benefit:
BCAA Members save 20% on retail admission rates for Members and up to 4 guests. A valid BCAA Membership Card must be presented.Member discount applies to evening programs.Member discount does not apply to family rates, special presentations, Programs, or Fundraisers, Vanier Park ExplorePass, H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Membership Fees or in conjunction with other offers or discounts Discount available for the Member plus 4 guests (5 people total).Offer subject to change. Some additional res
Hours: Daily 10-5, July-Aug.; Mon.-Fri. 10-3, Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5, rest of year. Astronomy shows Sat. at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., July-Labour Day. Observatory 8 p.m.-midnight. Hours and show times may vary; phone ahead. Closed Christmas.