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Cool Science Saturday

Join us for the coolest science adventure of the season!

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Family Day Weekend

Prepare to be amazed this Family Day weekend!

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Ingenium Members-Only LEGO® Contest

Build your LEGO creation ahead of time and show it off at the museum on February 20! 

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Summer Camps 2023

Kids who love adventure, discovery, and hands-on experiments won’t want to be anywhere else this summer.

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Mellow Mornings

Visit the museum during scheduled sessions that offer a low-sensory environment.

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One Membership, Three Museums

An Ingenium membership opens the door to discovery at all three of Canada’s museums of science and innovation!

Hours and Location


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Advanced ticketing is strongly recommended.

To ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for our visitors and staff, masks are not mandatory but recommended.

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Collection Highlights

 The Bramah & Robinson Lighthouse in front of the museum

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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From the Channel

Projects & Initiatives

Browse the Innovation Storybook website by Ingenium
Website: Innovation Storybook