Last week for the Old Port skating rink
The new Galapagos 3D at the IMAX®TELUS theatre
Last chance to visit the Truth or Lie? exhibitionContinuous participatory activities
MONTREAL, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Old Port and the Montréal Science Centre are hosting a variety of activities for the whole family during Spring Break. It will be the last chance this season to enjoy Montreal's largest outdoor rink.
Or you can warm up inside the Science Centre where several options will be on offer. In addition to the usual activities, such as 3D screenings at the IMAX®TELUS theatre and educational exhibitions for the whole family, there will be a variety of participatory activities in the main entry hall and the corridors of the Centre.
By adding just $5 to an IMAX®TELUS movie ticket, visitors will have access to all the exhibitions, including Truth or Lie? The Exhibition.
Last chance for the Old Port skating rink / Open until March 9
Open daily until March 9, the Old Port skating rink, with its smooth natural ice surface, is the Montreal's largest outdoor rink. It is located on the shores of the St. Lawrence, with a marvellous view of the city. The rink is a magical place to experience the pleasures of winter, where even the very young can learn to skate.
Truth or Lie? The Exhibition at the Montréal Science Centre / ends March 9
This special exhibition takes a critical look at the many illusions that fool us, the misinformation we believe, and an apparent reality that is not always what it seems. Discover how critical thinking and science can help expose the misinformation that surrounds us. An entertaining way to exercise our brains.
Current films at IMAX®TELUS
Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland: For the first time in IMAX® 3D, discover the Galapagos Islands, a volcanic archipelago that is home to some of the world's most incredible animal species. This land of unique and remarkable creatures is inhabited by giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies and marine iguanas that manage to survive against all odds. The film has been hailed by local critics:
"Do not wait to see this remarkable documentary. 4 stars" - La Presse
"A magnificent film. See it!" - Ici Première
"An opportunity to discover the richness, and the fragility, of this natural treasure" - Le Devoir
Titans of the Ice Age 3D: Travel back ten thousand years before modern civilization to the extraordinary glacial landscapes of the Northern Hemisphere, and encounter imposing animals like the woolly mammoth and the dire wolf.
Don't miss the permanent exhibitions for the very young
Click! The Zone for Curious Young Minds is a discovery space that will stimulate the imagination of children aged 4 to 7. In a playful environment, surrounded by shapes and colours, children can participate in building a house, designing a roller coaster, creating forms and patterns, and mixing colours. Every game is a learning experience.
Science 26 is an invitation to play, a hands-on experience that lets you discover the scientific principles underlying our everyday world. Science 26. 26 letters, 26 Islands to explore. Guaranteed enjoyment for young and old.
And don't forget the other permanent exhibitions: idTV, Mission Gaia, Cargo, and Technology Showcases.
Old Port of Montréal
Montréal Science Centre
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The Old Port wishes to thank its principal partner, the Government of Canada and to acknowledge the contribution of its other partners TELUS, Sleeman, Coca-Cola and ESKA, as well as Keurig, the official partner of the Skating Rink at the Old Port.
The Montréal Science Centre wishes to thank its presenting partner TELUS and its sponsor Hydro-Québec.
SOURCE: Old Port of Montréal
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Public relations coordinator
Phone: 514 283-9485