Curiosity on Stage

Curiosity on Stage

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Curiosity on Stage is built upon two separate but complementary speaker series united under a common theme “Tech for Good”.
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The Tinker Series: Pumpkin Engineering

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Workshop
Looking for a unique pumpkin for your doorstep this Halloween? Grab your friends and join us for this bring-your-own-pumpkin (BYOP) workshop...
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School Programs

Ingenium
Ingenium
Take advantage of Ingenium’s three world-class museums for your next field trip in Ottawa! Our museums offer school programs and workshops...
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From Earth to Us

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Permanent Exhibition
In From Earth to Us, explore how we transform natural resources to make the everyday things we need and want in our lives.
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Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Ingenium
Ingenium
Plan a birthday party your child will always remember! Select a party package at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, the Canada Aviation...
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Become a Member

Ingenium
Ingenium
Membership is the ideal way for you and your family to enjoy all of the fascinating exhibitions and activities at all three Museums as often...
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Programs & Resources

Collection Highlights

Artifact number: 1980.0768

Bramah & Robinson Lighthouse

Lighthouses are beacons that guide mariners through darkness, storms, and hazardous waters. This lighthouse once marked the first landfall for mariners travelling across the Atlantic Ocean. It was part of an extensive network of aids to navigation aids that helped make marine transportation and trade safe and efficient. After standing for 50 years at Cape Race, Canadian officials decided to replace it with a new and taller tower made of concrete. Since lighthouses were expensive to build and Canada had very a long coastline to cover, these officials chose to recycle the iron lighthouse. In 1907, they disassembled and moved the structure to Money Point on Cape North, Nova Scotia, to mark the entrance to the Gulf of St Lawrence. It stood there until 1980, when the government retired it from service and offered it to the Museum.

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Initiatives

Innovation Storybook
Innovation Storybook