Latest developments and news from the Aurora Project

Federal Funding in Support of  TELUS World of Science – Edmonton’s  Aurora Project
Federal Funding in Support of TELUS World of Science – Edmonton’s Aurora Project

Today the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods, alongside Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, and Edmonton City Councillor Bev Esslinger, on behalf of Mayor Don Iveson, announced an additional $8.65 million in support of the Edmonton Space and Science Foundation. The investment will […]

The Nature Exchange
The Nature Exchange

The Nature Exchange is a beautiful new gallery where you can become natural history researchers, simply by exploring your own backyards! Visit the Trading Centre, where you can analyze, discuss, interpret and catalogue your natural item. Trade your item to earn points. The more information you learn about your item, the more points you can earn! Once […]

CuriousCITY Opens
CuriousCITY Opens

As the name suggests, CuriousCITY is a bright, colourful and thrilling new gallery for inquisitive children age 8-years-old and younger. “This is a truly special new addition to the science centre,” said Alan Nursall, President and CEO of TELUS World of Science – Edmonton. “CuriousCITY was inspired by the city we call home, to give […]

Premier Rachel Notley Announcement
Premier Rachel Notley Announcement

On February 14, we were very pleased to welcome the Premier of Alberta, Rachel Notley to TELUS World of Science – Edmonton to formally announce the province’s $12 million contribution to the Aurora Project.  We are so thankful for all our sponsors and donors! Investments like this will continue to help us ignite curiosity, inspire discovery, […]

CuriousCITY
CuriousCITY

When children decide to play at something, they are deciding to learn. Through collaborative dramatic play, as we see in the airport area, they are learning social skills such as sharing, communication, and conflict resolution. Children are also ‘trying on’ different roles. They are working towards understanding the social structure of our world and how […]

The Beginning of CuriousCity
The Beginning of CuriousCity

As Phase 3 of the Aurora Project begins, we take a look at the start of what will become known as CuriousCity.  This early childhood development area will be modelled after the city we call home and will give our children a sense of place. Part of the design for the new CuriousCity is to create […]

S.P.A.C.E. Gallery and Zeidler Dome Open
S.P.A.C.E. Gallery and Zeidler Dome Open

After almost a year of re-imagination we are happy that we can introduce everyone to the new S.P.A.C.E. Gallery and Zeidler Dome. The Zeidler Dome will take you from the outer edges of the universe to the core of the atom. You will explore science like never before in this digital visualization theatre that will be […]

The Opening of S.P.A.C.E. Gallery and Zeidler Dome
The Opening of S.P.A.C.E. Gallery and Zeidler Dome

We are happy to announce that the official opening of our new S.P.A.C.E. Gallery and Zeidler Dome will be August 3, 2018.  On September 5, 2017, the re-imaging of two of TELUS World of Science -Edmonton’s most beloved experiences began and now we are within the final weeks before we open up to the public, […]

Your Seat to Discovery
Your Seat to Discovery

In less than a month the new Zeidler Dome and S.P.A.C.E. Gallery will open and we couldn’t be more excited! What better way to travel to the far reaches of the universe or down to subatomic size than reclining back and sinking into the comfort into one of the 200 new seats in the Zeidler […]

The wall has come down
The wall has come down

The work that has been taken place behind a large hoarding wall in S.P.A.C.E. has neared a milestone recently and the hoarding wall has finally come down.  When visiting TELUS World of Science – Edmonton you can now get a small glimpse of the exciting new S.P.A.C.E. Gallery and the work that is taking place […]

What Edmonton needs, and TWOSE can provide, is a Hacklab or Maker Space to allow residents to explore creativity and innovation in exciting ways. A Hacklab at TWOSE is a perfect fit.

Aaron Ball
Maker Space Teacher, St. Augustine School, Edmonton