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Discovery Centre, Halifax

(3.7/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
At Discovery Centre, learn while you’re playing. Kids of all ages, as well as adults, will gain an understanding of the science behind everyday life, with interactive exhibits using toys, mirrors, and water. Take the family along to the hands-on science center and try some of the activites, enter the digital planetarium, or watch a series of live demonstrations. Pose any questions you might have to the knowledgable staff, who will give you detailed explanations. Visit the center’s shop and and browse throught the range of gifts and souvenirs. Take a look at our Halifax vacation route planner to schedule your visit to Discovery Centre and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We visited the brand new Discovery Centre in downtown Halifax during our visit over March break. We were two families: two mothers, one teen, two tweens and a child. As members of another Canadian sci...  more »
  • Go to their site, read about their current exhibits, and enjoy. What an experience for all ages. Don't be afraid to jump in and try!  more »
  • It takes some effort to find the front door of the newly-located Halifax Discovery Centre but, when you do, you walk into a magical place for kids ages four or five through mid-teens and even for olde...  more »
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  • I was there with my 4 kids over March break. They loved it! There is nothing that compares to the Discovery Centre experience in the province maybe Atlantic Canada. The Grossology exhibit was really cool some exhibits are a little dated but many more have been updated and are relevant to scientific discovery. We had a blast! and the staff were great and very accessible when we had any question.
  • Kids love going to the discovery centre. The lego exhibit was awesome but the upper floor has had the same experiments/Displays for quite some time. An update would be a great idea
  • My wife, kids and I went to the Discovery Centre to see what it was all about. I was impressed with the exhibits on the upper floors. The suspension bridge and the bubble room were cool. I recommend this to any family with little ones.
  • We chose to have our son's 6th birthday party at the centre. We couldn't have been happier with the space & staff at hand. Everything was well coordinated from the get-go and staff were enthusiastic and engaging with the kids.
  • Very fun place to go with the kids. They mostly loved the bubble room and the live show. A lot of the stuff was interesting to me but the kids didn't care.