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Winter Holiday Programme – The FUN starts here!

The Element of FUN – The FUN starts here! We are celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table at the Cape Town Science Centre with a jam-packed holiday programme. Check out the edutaining activities we have on offer for the duration of the school holidays – daily hands-on workshops, busking, demonstrations, Camera Obscura Tour, […]

Mini Maker Club

Mini Maker Club Exercise your Maker genes! The maker movement has become a global phenomenon where kids develop their critical thinking, creativity and collaborative skills in an innovative hands-on environment. This club will include robotics, 3D printing, and our tinkering challenges which include parachute design in the CTSC wind tunnel and designing an air-powered car. […]

FREE Periodic Table of Elements

The Periodic Table of Chemical Elements is one of the most significant achievements in science, capturing the essence not only of chemistry, but also of physics and biology. 2019 is the 150th anniversary since Dmitri Mendeleev discovered the Periodic System and has been proclaimed the “International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements” (IYPT2019). […]

HANDS-ON SCIENCE AT HOME: Dancing Milk

Is it magic or is it science? We often encounter things that mysterious and seek to understand them. Science is an exciting way to explore the mysterious, allowing us to gain more understanding and grow our knowledge of the world. Science might not be magic but that doesn’t mean it can be magical! Magical Science […]

Home School Workshops

The Cape Town Science Centre is committed to supporting the Home Schooling community with hands-on, curriculum-based workshops. Science is a practical subject and whichever curriculum you use, carrying out experiments is a necessary part of the learning experience. We are aware of the difficulties homeschoolers have in accessing the necessary equipment in order to carry out […]

wced mobile science centre

WCED Mobile Science Centre – at your school

WCED Mobile Science Centre Launched in January 2007, the ‘science van’ has been taking the excitement of science to learners across the Western Cape and South Africa. The WCED Mobile Science Centre is sponsored by the Western Cape Education Department and operated by the Cape Town Science Centre.It is a Mercedes high roof panel van […]

SAP Auditorium

A unique VENUE for your corporate needs…

Take advantage of our INTRODUCTORY OFFER to hire our awesomely cool NEW SAP Auditorium… The SAP Auditorium is a refreshing new conference / corporate venue within the Cape Town Science Centre. It is central, within easy access of all main routes (near Groote Schuur Hospital, on the Main Road in Observatory) and has many exciting […]