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THE ART OF THE BRICK

CSTM
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Temporary Exhibition
THE ART OF THE BRICK

The Canada Science and Technology Museum is thrilled to announce a BRICK-buster exhibition – in Ottawa from May 16 to September 3, 2018.

Named one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions", THE ART OF THE BRICK exhibit by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks is made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO® brick. From child's toy to sophisticated art form and beyond, the world's largest display of LEGO art ever features original pieces as well as re-imagined versions of the world's most famous art masterpieces like Van Gogh's Starry Night and Da Vinci's Mona Lisa as well as a gallery showcasing an innovative, multimedia collection of LEGO brick infused photography produced in tandem with award-winning photographer Dean West.

Please be advised that discounts, coupon booklets, free passes, and all other promotional pricing do not apply to THE ART OF THE BRICK exhibition.  

ART OF THE BRICK admission fees

Access to the entire Canada Science and Technology Museum is included.

Fees are as follows:

  Fee (per person)
Adult $22
Senior (age 60+) / Student* $18
Youth (ages 3-17) $15
Children (age 2 and under) Free (ticket required)
Family (2 adults and up to 4 youth) $70
Members $5
Members (youth) $4

Fees do not include applicable taxes and are subject to change without notice.

Last entry is at 3:45 p.m.
*Students must show valid student identification.
The Block Party interactive build space is only accessible with ART OF THE BRICK tickets.

Group fees for ART OF THE BRICK (minimum 15 people)

  Fee (per person)
Adult $19
Senior (age 60+) / Student* $16
Youth  (ages 3-17) $14
Children (age 2 and under) Free (with ticket)
Bus driver / tour escort (max 2 per group) $5

Frequently-asked questions

Where can I get my tickets to ART OF THE BRICK?

Tickets can be purchased at the Canada Science and Technology Museum admissions desk. The ART OF THE BRICK admission includes the regular museum admission fee.

What are the operating hours for the ART OF THE BRICK?

The museum opens at 9 a.m. and so does the exhibition. Please note that the last tickets to ART OF THE BRICK will be sold at 3:45 p.m. (75 minutes before the museum closes at 5 p.m.)

How long should I plan to spend at ART OF THE BRICK?

Guests should plan to spend approximately 75 minutes to explore the exhibit, plus a little more time to play in Block Party – an interactive build space.

Can I visit ART OF THE BRICK multiple times in a day?

No, admission to ART OF THE BRICK is a one-time entry fee. Re-entry will not be allowed.

Why do I need a ticket for my toddler if children ages two and under are free?

The museum issues tickets for toddlers in order to keep an accurate count of our visitors, and to ensure public safety.

Are there washrooms inside the exhibition hall?

No. Visitors are asked to use the museum’s facilities before entering the ART OF THE BRICK exhibition hall, since there are no washrooms inside the space.

Can I take photos and videos?

Absolutely! Photos and videos for personal use are not only allowed, but encouraged! Photos and videos for any other purpose require advance notice and the express written permission of the museum. For more information, send an email to: contact@IngeniumCanada.org

Is the exhibition wheelchair and stroller accessible?

Yes! The ART OF THE BRICK exhibition is completely accessible, as is the entire museum. Read more about special needs and accessibility.

Are food and drinks permitted while I visit the exhibition?

No. We ask that you use the museum’s Maple Cafe and cafeteria lounge, which are reserved spaces for eating and drinking.

Is there a coat check or bag drop?

The exhibition does not provide this option. Visitors are asked to use the museum’s self-serve cloakroom. Lockers for valuables are also available in the cloakroom – at the cost of $1.