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Tickets and prices

Admission tickets are available online or at our front desk.  We do not require that you purchase tickets online. Ticket times are for the shows in the planetarium star theatre. Please arrive early to allow time for check-in. 

General admission shows and programs are recommended for ages 8+.

Tickets for the 9:45am and 3:45pm time slots are available in person. Weekday morning time slots are often dedicated to field trip programming for schools.

All ticket sales are final. Tickets cannot be transferred or rescheduled. Email [email protected] for more information.

Daytime Hours:
Evening Hours:
Daytime Tickets include:
Evening Tickets include:

Adult (age 19-54): $22.75*
Senior (age 55+): $21.75*
Youth (ages 12-18): $21.75*
Child (ages 5-11): $20.75*
Child (ages 5 and under): free

*A $1.00 transaction fee will be applied to each ticket purchased online.

Group rates available here.

Gift Cards

Gift cards can only be redeemed in person. We are unable to accept them for online purchases.

Free Admission for Indigenous Peoples
The Space Centre offers free general admission to all self-identifying Indigenous Peoples. This offer is available in-person when you check in at the front desk upon arrival.


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Location and directions

We are located in the beautiful seaside Vanier Park in Vancouver, British Columbia. A visit to the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre can be combined with a scenic walk along the seawall to enjoy views of the ocean, beaches, mountains, and downtown.

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is easily accessible by public transit. If you plan to drive, pay parking managed by Easy Park is available in front of the Space Centre building (Lot 60). 

Our Address:

Vanier Park 

1100 Chestnut Street

Vancouver, BC, V6J 3J9


H.R. MacMillan Space Centre


There are many options for finding your way to the Space Centre in Vanier Park. 

Transit: The #2 and #32 buses stop within a convenient five minute walk of the Space Centre. The most common stops are along Burrard Street in Downtown, at the Burrard Station Skytrain, and along MacDonald street in Kitsilano. 

Transit Directions from your location

Driving: The Space Centre is a 5-minute drive from Downtown on the south end of the Burrard Bridge.

Driving Directions from your location

Walking: The Space Centre is a 15 minute walk from Downtown, 10 minute walk from Granville Island, or 5 minute walk from Kitsilano Beach.

Walking Directions from your location

Cycling: The Space Centre is a 10 minute cycle from Downtown, a 5 minute cycle from Granville Island, or a 2-3 minute cycle from Kitsilano beach.

Cycling Directions from your location

Other Options: 

False Creek Ferry delivers you right to Vanier Park from Downtown Vancouver or Granville Island.  


Ample paid parking is available in front of the Space Centre building. Pay at the kiosk or use the ZipBy app (parking lot #60). Pay per hour, or daily 6:00am – 6:00pm, and evening 6:00pm-6:00am.

Please note, the parking lot and its prices and services are managed by Easy Park.

Guidelines for In-Person Visits

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is committed to providing a safe, friendly, welcoming environment for visitors of all ages. Each person who chooses to enter the Space Centre is asked to follow the guidelines governing personal conduct and admissibility.

If at any time during your visit you are made to feel uncomfortable, unwelcome or unsafe, please report your concern to Space Centre staff.