About Science East Science Centre

One of the most unique tourist attractions in Canada! New Brunswick’s science centre offers family fun and learning with a mix of hands-on and interactive exhibits exploring how the world works! During your visit, try our discovery stations offering daily live science demos by our staff, experiments or activities to experience together. Visitors can enjoy beautiful summer days in our huge outdoor science playground, the only one of its kind in Atlantic Canada! Looking for the perfect memento to remember your visit? Shop in our gift boutique for awesome toys and games so children can continue to play, discover and learn at home.

Science East is located in a 179-year old former colonial-era jail. The jail was decommissioned in 1996. Explore this incredible history and discover the story of New Brunswick’s groundbreaking role in crime scene investigation (CSI) in Canada in our basement-level museum.

Science East offers science clubs, programs, worksho9ps and science demos for visiting schools, groups and tours. Overnight Science Sleepovers, birthday parties and camps during March Break and throughout summer are also available. The creative atmosphere of the science centre provides inspiring and well-equipped rental spaces with a full menu of technical equipment for meetings, team-building and special occasions. All bookings must be made in advance. Call to inquire.

Services and programs available in French and English. COVID-19 safety protocols in use.

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Open in all seasons. For current hours, we recommend visiting our Facebook Page prior to arrival.

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Accepts Downtown Dollars

Connect with us 668 Brunswick St.

(506) 457-2340

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