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Moving Stories

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Temporary Exhibition
Moving Stories — a temporary exhibition at the Canada Science and Technology Museum — invites you to take a journey through Canada’s...
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Yours to Discover

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Explore the intersections of human innovation and ingenuity driven by the curiosity to advance science, technology, and social impact – past...
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ZOOOM – Children’s Innovation Zone

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Permanent Exhibition
What is ZOOOM? Think of it as a children’s lab where there’s no right or wrong answer. Budding innovators are free to imagine, build, test,...
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Become a Member

Ingenium
Ingenium
Membership is an 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

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

STEAM Horizon Awards
STEAM Horizon Awards
Deadline to apply is January 16, 2019