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THEMUSEUM is a premier cultural destination dedicated to presenting fresh, inspired content from around the globe in unique and immersive ways designed to showcase art & technology at play. With diverse exhibitions and engaging programs, we are proud to offer an extensive range of museum experiences designed to support and enhance the lessons taught in your classrooms.

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Program Guide

Discover the enriching variety of programs offered at THEMUSEUM by checking out our Education Program Guide. THEMUSEUM offers more than 22 educational programs!

Permanent Programs

With direct connections to the curriculum, permanent programs enrich classroom learning.

Mission Possible

JK/SK
Curriculum Connections – The Kindergarten Program: DLMB and PS

THEMUSEUM needs your help! Use teamwork and inquiry skills to solve mysteries throughout THEMUSEUM to figure out ‘who did it’.

Along the Lines of Colour

K – Gr. 3
Curriculum Connections – The Arts: Visual Arts

Unleash your inner artist and explore the world of colour! Investigate how artists use colour, texture, shape, and line to create different feelings, ideas and messages through their art. Learn how to paint like the masters and complete a colour-filled art challenge.

Kids in Motion: A Healthy Start

K – Gr. 3
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Understanding Life Systems, Health and Physical Education: Healthy Living

Meet KiM, our Kids in Motion mascot! Learn about different parts of the body in this interactive program. Move and groove to get your heart pumping and learn about healthy foods.

Kids Inspiring Change: Energy in Our Lives

Gr. 1
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Understanding Matter and Energy

Investigate solar power and energy conservation through a series of hands-on activities and learn about the importance of the sun.

Come to Your Senses

Gr. 1 – 6
Curriculum connections – Science & Technology: Understanding Life Systems

Put your senses to the test and be amazed by your brain’s extraordinary ability to decode the world around it in this highly interactive workshop exploring the five senses to enrich students with a better understanding of the brain’s connection to the human body.

StarLab

JK/SK – Gr. 8
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Earth and Space Systems

Take your class on a trip to the stars. Understand planets, moons, stars, and satellites while you travel through space and uncover mysteries of our solar system!

The Power of Light

Gr. 4
Curriculum connections – Science & Technology: Understanding Life Systems

Do-gooders unite! Explore the powers of light in our superheroes-in-training program. Learn how to harness the properties of light to create your own superhero gadgets.

Protect That Brain

Gr. 4 – 8
Curriculum connections – Science & Technology: Understanding Life Systems, Science & Technology: Structures & Mechanisms

Your task is simple – protect the brain. Explore the amazing science behind the human brain and the amazing things it is capable of, and why it’s so important to protect it from injury. Students will then work in teams to design and test a helmet to protect a stand-in brain from injury.

Protecting Pollinators

Gr. 4 – 8
Curriculum connections – Science & Technology: Life Systems

What’s all the buzz about? From bees and bats, to birds and beetles, explore the world of pollinators and discover their vital importance to our ecosystem. Students will learn how to make a bee-friendly watering dish to take home to help protect pollinators in their own backyards!

What Makes Rocks Brilliant?

Gr. 4 – 8
Curriculum connections – Science & Technology: Rocks, Minerals, and Geological Processes

Take a trip below the surface of the Earth, and  explore the composition, formation and interaction between minerals. Examine rocks & crystals and learn scientific terminologies through interactive activities. You can even mine your own crystals!

Discover Space

Gr. 6
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Earth and Space Systems

Explore the night sky and blast off into outer space in our StarLab planetarium. Discover planets, moons, stars and satellites while uncovering humans’ relation to our solar system. End the visit by working in teams to launch your very own rocket in our atrium.

Disaster Strikes

Gr. 7 – 8
Curriculum connections – History and Geography: Global Settlement

Explore the impact of Mother Nature on our planet as students play THEMUSEUM’s original board game, Disaster Strikes! Understand how communities around the world cope with the devastation caused by natural disasters and find out if your city can survive nature unleashed!

Themed Programs

Students are provided with a full day of immersive, interactive and hands-on programming.

Indigenous Intersections

Gr. 4 – 6
March 24 – March 28, 2024

Curriculum connections – Social Studies: Past & Present Societies

Students will have the unique opportunity to learn about the traditions and culture of Indigenous communities through a variety of interactive and engaging workshops.

Medieval Week

Gr. 4
May 6 – May 10, 2024

Curriculum connections – Social Studies: Past & Present Societies

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Students will travel back in time and experience the challenges, intrigue and excitement of living during medieval times.

The Underground Studio MakerSpace Programs

Students will learn through experimentation, exploration, and by ‘failing’ forward in our one-of-a-kind workshops.

Conduction Junction

Gr. 1 – 6
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology

Using conductive tape, students will learn how a circuit works to create their very own light-up card!

Hello, Mr. Robot (Jr.)

Gr. 1 – 3
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology; Mathematics

In this workshop, students will learn about computer programming and coding! Students have the opportunity to explore the Scratch platform and program their own short animations.

Against the Grain: Woodbots

Gr. 4 – 12
Curriculum connections – Mathematics; The Arts; Science and Technology

Calling all tech-loving woodworkers! Learn the proper techniques of using woodworking tools to create a one-of-a-kind wooden robot.

Destination Disassembly

Gr. 3 – 12
Curriculum connections – The Arts; Science and Technology

Explore various tools in The Underground Studio MakerSpace that are instrumental in the design and engineering process. Students will challenge themselves by creating unique sculptures from objects and toys.

Screen Time

Gr. 4 – 12
Curriculum connections – The Arts; Spatial Sense

Makers will learn the elements and principles of design while creating a unique logo by using proper screen-printing techniques.

Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle

Gr. 4 – 12
Curriculum connections – Science & Technology: Relating Science and Technology to Our Changing World.

Light it Up!

Gr. 7 – 12
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology

Using conductive thread, makers will learn how to sew proper stitches to create a wristband that lights up when worn!

Hello, Mr. Robot (Sr.)

Gr. 4 – 12
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology; Mathematics

In this workshop, students will learn about computer programming and coding! Students have the opportunity to explore the Scratch platform and program their own short animations.

Outreach Programs

Only available to locations within 40km of THEMUSEUM

Bring THEMUSEUM to you with our new Outreach Programs! We’ve adapted our most popular programs to travel to you and bring the fun and excitement directly to your students! 

Conduction Junction

Gr. 1 – 8
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology

What is a circuit? How does it work? In this workshop, students will learn the answers to those questions by using conductive tape, LEDs, and a battery to create their own light-up card. Circuit types vary by grade and skill level. 

Hello, Mr. Robot (Sr.)

Gr. 1 – 8
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology; Mathematics

In this workshop, students will learn about computer programming and coding using our Ozobots! Using markers, students will get their ‘bot to follow a specific track and entering the correct codes to get them from point A to point B.

Protect That Brain

Gr. 4 – 8
Curriculum connections – Science & Technology: Understanding Life Systems, Science & Technology: Structures & Mechanisms

Your task is simple – protect the brain. Explore the amazing science behind the human brain and the amazing things it is capable of, and why it’s so important to protect it from injury. Students will then work in teams to design and test a helmet to protect a stand-in brain from injury.

3, 2, 1, Blast off!

Gr. 4 – 8
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Understanding Earth and Space Systems

3, 2, 1 blast-off into space as students explore the principles of rocket aerodynamics by working in teams to design, build and test launch their very own rockets!

StarLab

JK/SK – Gr. 8
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Earth and Space Systems

Explore the night sky and blast off into outer space in our portable StarLab planetarium. Discover planets, moons, stars, and satellites while uncovering the mysteries of our solar system!

Virtual French Programs

New for the 2023 – 2024 school year – THEMUSEUM is proud to offer some of our most popular programs in French! These pre-recorded lessons and activities explore a variety of themes and curriculum topics while students practice their French language skills.

Suivant les Lignes de la Couleur

Gr. 1 – 3
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology

Unleash your inner artist and explore the world of colour! Investigate how artists use colour, texture, shape, and line to create different feelings, ideas, and messages through their art. Learn how to paint like the masters and complete a colour-filled art challenge.

Dinosauria

Gr. 4 – 8
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Mathematics

Calling all Paleontologists! Let’s travel back to the time of dinosaurs and uncover the secrets of these prehistoric creatures. Students will virtually explore the island of Dinosauria and learn everything there is to know about dinosaurs.

Le Pouvoir de la Lumière

Gr. 4
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Understanding Life Systems, Structures & Mechanisms

Do-gooders unite! Explore the powers of light in our superheroes in training program. Learn how to harness the properties of light to create your own superhero gadgets.

Laboratoire des Étoiles

Gr. 1 – 8
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Understanding Earth and Space Systems

Take your class on a virtual trip of the stars. Understand planets, moons, stars, and satellites while you travel through space and uncover mysteries of our solar system!

Jonction de Conduction

Gr. 1 – 6
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Mathematics

Using conductive tape, students will learn how a circuit works to create their very own light up card!

Bonjour M. Robot Jr

Gr. 1 – 3
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Mathematics

In this workshop, students will learn about computer programming and coding! Students have the opportunity to explore the Scratch platform and program their own short animation.

Allumez!

Gr. 7 – 12
Curriculum connections – Science and Technology: Understanding Life Systems, Structures & Mechanisms

Using conductive thread, makers will learn how to sew proper stitches to create a wristband that lights up when worn!

Pricing

Self-Guided Exploration

$7.00/Student

Single Guided Education Program

$10.00/Student

Double Guided Education Programs (same day visit)

$14.00/Student

The Underground Studio MakerSpace Program

$15.00/Student

MakerSpace Program + Education Program Combo

$20.00/Student

Themed Education Program

$16.00/Student

Education Outreach Program

$250.00/class + Mileage @ $0.68/km

Teachers (With education programming and valid OCT Card)

FREE

Virtual French Program

$150.00/class

Adult Supervisors (within assigned student ratio)

FREE

Additional Adult Supervisors

$8.85+HST

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Teacher & ECE Memberships

Visit before your class arrives with our FREE Teacher & ECE Memberships! Teacher & ECE members receive free admission when visiting THEMUSEUM.