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Science Information

Welcome to the Science Information Centre. Our main role is to promote science and technology and to familiarize our visitors with science and technology.

Opened in 1990, the Centre originally answered questions from the daily visitors about science and technology, educational materials and artifacts. Today, it also answers written, telephone and email requests. It provides reference services to students and teachers from all over Canada.

Visit the Science Information Centre; it is located next to the big Tilbury clock in the Museum. The Centre is open Wednesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Centre has a good collection of materials to answer visitors' requests.

Requests for Information

Need an experiment or more information on a science and technology topic, such as astronomy, Canada in space, communications, Earth, energy, the environment, holography, inventors, light, physics, solar energy, space, the Titanic, transportation, or the weather? Please visit, write, phone or email your request. Include your name, address, phone number and grade (if applicable).
Science Information Centre
P.O. Box 9724, Station T
1867 St. Laurent Blvd
Ottawa, ON, Canada
K1G 5A3

Phone number: 613 993-0306
Fax number: 613 990-3654

If your interest is in the history of technology in Canada, the Museum Library has a collection of materials to support research in its various curatorial subject areas.



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