Iron Willed: Women in STEM

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Temporary Exhibition
This travelling display shares some of these stories and provides recognition for the crucial role of women in STEM. At CSTM until January...
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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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STEAM Effect Project

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Canada Science and Technology Museum
The STEAM Effect Project is an engaging, after-school program for youth between the ages of 12 and 17. Program participants have the...
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School Programs

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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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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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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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Innovation Storybook