Museum of Vancouver

Local nameMuseum of Vancouver
LocationVancouver, Canada

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, founded 1968, is an astronomy museum in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that is located at Vanier Park in Vancouver. Inside the building, there are live demonstrations on science in the GroundStation Canada Theatre, exhibits and games in the Cosmic Courtyard, and shows about astronomy in the Planetarium Star Theatre. Next to the building is the Gordon MacMillan Southam Observatory. This centre of astronomy is a popular attraction in Vancouver.

The Space Centre is named for H. R. MacMillan, a British Columbia industrialist and philanthropist. The building was designed in the 1960s by architect Gerald Hamilton to house what was then called The Centennial Museum.

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Opening hours

Daily: 10 am - 5 pm (Thu until 8 pm)


Adults: $14
Students, seniors: $11
Youth (5 - 18): $8
Family: $38

More information and contact


Official Website



Facebook Page

YouTube Channel


Phone +1-604-736-4431

Address 1100 Chestnut Street, V6J 3J9, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Coordinates 49°16'34.374" N -123°8'39.246" E

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