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STEM Clubs News & Resources

The Cape Town Science Centre, in collaboration with the Western Cape Education Department, has earmarked STEM Clubs as a strategic extra-curricular support programme to promote STEM engagement, literacy and career development in the Western Cape. For STEM Club support at the Cape Town Science Centre, please contact or 021 300 3200.

Astron Energy Matric Masterclasses

ASTRON ENERGY MASTERCLASSES FOR GRADE 12 PHYSICAL SCIENCE LEARNERS TO ENHANCE PERFORMANCE IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE We are back by popular demand! The Cape Town Science Centre invites you to the Astron Energy Masterclasses. We recognise the challenges learners are facing that affect their performance and we wish to continue with our Masterclasses. These classes have […]

Safer Internet – Tips & Guidelines

Safer Internet  Safer Internet Day is observed annually in February and is organized by Insafe/INHOPE network of European Safer Internet Centres (SICs) in collaboration with the European Commission. The 8th February 2022 marks the 19th edition of this initiative, with the theme “Together for a better internet” to promote a more responsible use of online […]


The CTSC is OPEN! We are open for WALK-IN VISITS, SCHOOL GROUPS and BIRTHDAY PARTY bookings. SCHOOL GROUPS and BIRTHDAY PARTY bookings – Slots are filling up fast. Make your booking today. Email or call 021 300 3200 or 083 276 9508 WALK-IN VISITS Monday to Saturday – 9:00 to 16:30 Sunday – Closed […]

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” – John Whitehead

To all the awesome parents out there (you are ALL awesome) We are reminded by a saying we have on our stairwell wall at the Cape Town Science Centre on how important it is to set an example to our children of the importance of working together to overcome something bigger than us. “Children are […]


Great scientific discoveries aren’t always born in hi-tech laboratories. Many discoveries were made in unexpected places using everyday materials. The next great scientific discovery could be made in your home. Here are some home-based D.I.Y. science experiments to get you started on your journey of discovery. DIY Science Experiments No fancy or expensive equipment needed. […]