Weekends

SATURDAYS - ALL PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT THE MUSEUM CANCELLED


Captain Catalyst Science Playground

For children ages 3 to 6

Join Captain Catalyst and discover the wonders of science. Begin your adventure with a show and scientific demonstrations. After the show, explore the different activity stations of the science playground. The playground then stays open for an hour. In English.


CANCELLED - Gallery Interpretations Winter 2020

Interactive exploration of specific themes with student educator and interpretors.

No reservation necessary. Everyone welcome. FREE with entrance donation to Museum. In English.

WHERE: 2nd and 3rd floor Galleries of Museum.


CANCELLED - Let's Talk Science at the Museum

12h00 - 15h00

Join the graduate student animators from the McGill chapter of Let's Talk Science for interactive hands-on activities on specific themes. Free with entrance donation to Museum. Bilingual. No advance reservation required.

CANCELLED - Saturday, March 21: Evolution (Bird Beaks) How have bird beaks adapted to the food they eat? Each bird has a different beak type and depending on the food available, some will do better than others in each environment. Join Let’s Talk Science to play around with food and various tools to imitate bird beaks, to better understand their evolution!

CANCELLED - Saturday, April 4: Greco Roman Drama (Marshmallow Towers) Join Let’s Talk Science to explore structures, stability, and architectural practice of various cultures! Build your own towers out of marshmallows!

CANCELLED - Saturday, April 25: Deforestation (Plant Life Cycle) How do plants grow? What do they need to thrive? Join our Let’s Talk Science team learn about the growth of plants and even plant your own!

 

SUNDAYS - ALL PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT THE MUSEUM CANCELLED 


Sunday Discovery Workshops

We are proud to announce that Sunday Family Discovery Workshops have been certified as a Gold McGill Sustainable Event by the McGill Office of Sustainability. To achieve this certification, we implemented actions such as:

  • Using recycled and renewable materials for crafts
  • Avoiding single use plastic
  • Promoting bilingual workshops in the community

CANCELLED - Winter 2020 Family Discovery Workshops

For children ages 4-7


CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The Tree of Life game

Every Sunday 12: 00 pm – 2: 00 pm
In the Dawson Gallery, 2nd floor

This activity teaches families about common ancestry, ancestral and derived traits, mutations, extinctions and non-linear evolution. To help illustrate these concepts, players create their own species and trace their evolutionary paths along a game board. Developed at the WOW lab in McGill's Faculty of Education.

FREE with admission to Museum. No reservation necessary.

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