Latest developments and news from the Aurora Project

The Allard Foundation donates $1 million for a new Health Gallery
The Allard Foundation donates $1 million for a new Health Gallery

For sixteen years, The Body Fantastic exhibit in The Allard Family Gallery has been a destination for millions of visitors to the science centre. It has been a much loved part of an engaging experience and will be taken to a whole new level with the Aurora Project. Today we are happy to announce that the […]

A visit from MP Randy Boissonnault – Edmonton City Centre, City Councilor Bev Esslinger – Ward 2, and Josh Miller CEO – Edmonton Screen Industry Office
A visit from MP Randy Boissonnault – Edmonton City Centre, City Councilor Bev Esslinger – Ward 2, and Josh Miller CEO – Edmonton Screen Industry Office

On January 17, 2018 we were excited to provide a tour of the new Aurora re-imagination of what will become the Zeidler Dome, and S.P.A.C.E. Gallery  to MP Randy Boissonnault – Edmonton City Centre, City Councilor Bev Esslinger – Ward 2, and Josh Miller CEO – Edmonton Screen Industry Office. During the tour they were able […]

A New Entrance
A New Entrance

Out with the old and in with the new! The Zeilder Dome construction has hit a milestone where the reimagining has gone from deconstruction to construction.  The crew from Chandos has recently just put in a new addition to the area that will eventually become the entrance to the world leading Zeidler Dome. You can […]

How many blades does it take to cut a steel core?
How many blades does it take to cut a steel core?

Though it sounds like the set up for a joke, “How many blades does it take to cut a steel core?”, it is actually the set up for a true story. With any construction project the first step is dismantling the current area and cleaning it out for what will become the future vision.  While working […]

A new S.P.A.C.E
A new S.P.A.C.E

On September 6th,  the Space Place at TELUS World of Science – Edmonton was official closed to begin a transformation and new vision for the exhibit. As the area became an official construction site, Chandos quickly set to work on the demolition of the current area in preparations for the reimagining.  We eagerly await the […]

Aurora Project Launch Announcement
Aurora Project Launch Announcement

Tuesday, August 29, TELUS World of Science – Edmonton revealed a never-before-seen 3D model and display of the science centre’s ambitious $40 million Aurora Project. The Display and 3D model provides the first physical representation of the science centre’s highly anticipated 20,000 sq. ft. expansion and re-imagination. As the Aurora Project moves into the next phase of […]

Aurora Project Campaign Cabinet Announced
Aurora Project Campaign Cabinet Announced

TELUS World of Science – Edmonton (TWOSE) is proud to announce the members of the Aurora Project Campaign Cabinet. These distinguished Edmontonians are passionate about supporting our region’s next generation of entrepreneurs, innovators, and community builders. The Campaign Cabinet has been working diligently since the beginning of 2017 to cultivate community support for the re-imagining […]

Federal Funding Granted in Support of Aurora Project
Federal Funding Granted in Support of Aurora Project

The Aurora Project made incredible strides this month, as additional funding was secured in support of the $40 million dollar expansion and reimagining of the science centre. On Thursday, May 25, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Member of Parliament (Edmonton Mill Woods), and Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament (Edmonton Centre) […]

The Purple Pear is Open & Receiving Rave Reviews
The Purple Pear is Open & Receiving Rave Reviews

The first phase of the ambitious Aurora Project is now complete and already generating a huge buzz with TWOSE visitors. Much of the excitement in our new bold, inviting space, revolves around the delicious food available at the Purple Pear Restaurant. The Purple Pear, is an out of this world dining experience, that caters to […]

A new cafe in the works…
A new cafe in the works…

On April 7th,  After many months of planning,  demolition of the TWOSE Cafe and construction of a brand new food service area began. As the area became an official construction site, we were over the moon to hand the keys over to Clark Builders who had been awarded the construction contract. If you have visited […]

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