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TELUS World of Science - Edmonton

TELUS World of Science – Edmonton (TWOSE) is a giant laboratory where you can come face-to-face with small sea creatures, learn to program a robot and explore the limits of outer space! Five dynamic and engaging permanent exhibit galleries are designed to educate, engage and entertain. International exhibits like Bodyworlds, Harry Potter and Indiana Jones set up in the featured exhibit spaces.

The TWOSE main lobby boasts one of the most unique gift shops in the city. It is home to the famous “T-Shirt Wall” featuring all the best science and science-fiction graphic tees, not to mention an endless array of cool DIY science experiments and countless toys, games, gadgets and puzzles for the science and technology lover in your life – of any age. TWOSE’s Gift Shop is also the one-stop-shop for the astronomy buffs of the world, with a wide range of binoculars, telescopes and variety of other astronomy-related products and books.

Plan your visit around TWOSE`s Dark Matters parties, an 18+ event where the science is served on the rocks & the adults come out to play. Cash bar, music, exclusive access to all of TWOSE’s permanent galleries and grown-up science experiments are just a few of the highlights.

IMAX Theatre and Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre Planetarium

Thirty-one years ago, TWOSE was the first to open an IMAX® Theatre in Western Canada. Today, TWOSE’s state-of-the-art IMAX Theatre is better than ever with Alberta's largest screen measuring 7 storeys wide by 4 storeys high. and Western Canada's newest laser 4K projector. The new IMAX laser system, which is only in a handful of theatres across North America, is the most advanced cinema technology and a re-imagination of the movie-going experience.

TWOSE’s film library is constantly growing and evolving, as new shows are always being added. Now you can even catch your favourite Hollywood blockbuster films on the giant screen, with a new commercial film featured every month!

You can also see immersive full dome shows in the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre Planetarium that will take you on a journey across the universe to visit the moon, sun, stars and planets!

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Observatory at TWOSE

Stargazers, unite! The Observatory at the TWOSE is the perfect place to explore the night sky within city limits. Located in Coronation Park, just southeast of TWOSE, access to the Observatory is convenient and admission is free. Guests can view the sun, moon, stars and planets through high quality telescopes and can even explore the galaxy with the assistance of volunteers from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) Edmonton Centre.

Observatory hours are seasonal and weather dependent and can be found here. Hours may change to accommodate special astronomical events.Visitors can also call the Box Office at 780-451-3344 an hour prior to visiting the Observatory to confirm that it will be open.

Cost
Adult (18+): $19.95
Child (3-12): $13.95
Youth (13-17): $16.95
Senior (65+): $16.95
Family (2 adults + 4 children/youths): $79.95

Hours
Science Centre
Open daily with the exception of Christmas day.

Gift Shop
Open daily at 10:00am with the exception of Christmas day.

Café
Open daily at 10:00am with the exception of Christmas day.