Highlights at the Space Centre


The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a non-profit community resource. Through innovative programming, exhibits, and activities, our goal is to educate, inspire and evoke a sense of wonder about the Universe, our planet and space exploration.   Information: 604.738.7827 or info@spacecentre.ca | About Us

Premieres November!

Dynamic Earth
It's our newest planetarium star theatre show! See a close-up of the Earth's great life support system and the effects of the global climate with visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced computer simulations. Narrated by Liam Neeson.  
Premieres: Sunday, November 23

Meet & Greet CBC's Bob McDonald!

CBC's Bob McDonald book launch Canadian Spacewalkers: Tuesday, October 28 7pm at the Space Centre  
CBC's Bob McDonald - Book Launch
Join CBC Quirks & Quarks’ Bob McDonald for an astonishing journey into the stars to celebrate Canadian Spacewalkers: Hadfield, MacLean and Williams Remember the Ultimate High Adventure. Discover the stories of the only three Canadian astronauts to ever step into the vastness that is space, as told by one of Canada’s favourite media personalities. Enjoy a journey through the universe across the planetariam star theatre dome and hear more about the extraordinary training and lives of these astronauts—and the beauty they can see. Suitable for all ages.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:00pm
H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Free but ticketed. Register now at Eventbrite:

Visually Transforming Vancouver's Past!

Through The Lens II - Thursday, November 13, 7:00pm & Thursday, November 20, 7:00pm  
Through The Lens II: Building Vancouver's History
In collaboration with the City of Vancouver Archives, local historians John Atkin and Michael Kluckner return for an innovative digital look at Vancouver's changing communities from the early 1900s to today. This sequel in the planetarium star theatre features new selections of John Moore's  panoramic photographs. 
Thursday, November 13  7:00pm         Thursday, November 20  7:00pm      Evening Admission