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H R Macmillan Space Centre


1100 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9

(604) 738-7827

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (53 reviews) Average Rating Over Time
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Hours: Open year-round Tue-Sun & holidays 10am-5pm. Closed Mon Oct-Apr
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Voyage through the cosmos with astronomy- and space-themed shows in the Planetarium Star Theatre. Cosmic Courtyard includes hands-on exhibits, space artifacts, interpretive videos and computer games. Explore the solar system, dock the shuttle, touch a moon rock, visit the International Space Station and morph yourself into an alien (<br/><br/>). Open daily. $18, senior $15, 12-18 $15, 5-11 $13, under 5...
by whereca on May 30, 2014 from whereca

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In the same building as the Museum of Vancouver, the space center and observatory has hands-on displays and exhibits that will delight budding astronomy buffs and their parents (or older space buffs and their children). Displays are highly interactive: In the Cosmic Courtyard, you can try designing a spacecraft or maneuvering a lunar robot. Or punch a button and get a video explanation of the...
Rated 1.75 stars by frommers on June 18, 2012 from frommers

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Multi-media astronomy shows in the Planetarium Star Theatre are enhanced by 20-minute live demonstrations in the GroundStation Canada Theatre that keep you up-to-date on the latest space news. The Cosmic Courtyard ehibit gallery contains a real piece of moon rock you can actually touch, a J-2 Rocket Engine, artifacts and simulations. On Saturday nights you can visit the Gordon MacMillan Southam...
by tripadvisor on August 20, 2013 from tripadvisor
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