Looking for something to do in Vernon? The Okanagan Science Centre has interactive science displays, school programming, home school support and field trips.
OPEN WEDNESDAY -SUNDAY 10am- 4pm
To our valued guests:
In compliance with the public health restrictions announced on August 20th, all guests over the age of 12 are requried to wear a mask indoors. This applies to our gallery and classrooms. Events will be postponed until it is safe to do so, this includes, gallery shows, gyro chair, VR experience and the planetarium. We sincerely appreciate all of your ongoing support and
understanding while we navigate these changes.
What's New at the Science Centre?
Beyond Humans Limits lite-traveling exhibit is here until the
end of August. We are thrilled to host Science North's exhibit that explores extreme athletes.
Throughout the exhibit, passionate athletes explain their individual motivations, training, and resilience. Visitors can evaluate their own desire for thrill and adventure, then compare their sensation-seeking score to the featured athletes. Beyond Human Limits Lite emphasizes that for extreme athletes facing risks is secondary to the personal fulfillment they find by pursuing their passions. Visitors will leave inspired to push themselves to their own personal limits.
Hours of operation, admission rates and COVID-19 policies are here.
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The Okanagan Science Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to inspire scientific inquiry through dynamic and interactive learning experiences, and to encourage all ages to appreciate the relevance and universality of science and its application in our region.