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Science World

Science World

Science World
Science World
Science World
In 1977, Barbara Brink ran mobile hands-on exhibits known as the Extended I around the Lower Mainland. Later, the temporary Arts, Sciences & Technology Centre opened in downtown Vancouver on January 15, 1982 attracting over 600,000 visitors. Another 400,000 benefited from the centre's outreach programs, which were delivered around the province.

Science World British Columbia is a not-for-profit organization that engages British Columbians in science and inspires future science and technology leadership throughout our province.

Science World begins extensive renovations to the building to repair the failed building envelope, expand the lobby, create additional gallery space, and 'green' the building. It also undergoes extensive community consultation for the creation of an outdoor science gallery and exhibition space to be known as the Ken Spencer Science Park, and hosts Dr. Gunther von Hagens' world-famous BODY WORLDS & The Brain.


  • There are 391 lights, 766 triangles on the dome.
  • The theatre screen is 27 metres in diameter and was the largest in the world on May 6, 1989.
  • 182 piles support the building and at high tide the clearance of the deck is 1 foot.
  • The  geodesic dome has an area of 33,530 square feet.
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