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Whoop Whoop! It’s AFRICA CODE WEEK in South Africa – 4 to 18 October 2019! The Cape Town Science Centre is offering the following last-minute opportunities: 1. ACW Coding Carnival – Saturday, 12 October 2019 FREE ENTRY for ALL to the Cape Town Science Centre THIS WEEKEND! In celebration of Africa Code week we have […]

It’s ECD Month – All November – Book your visit TODAY!

Scientists aren’t grown in labs, they develop through play! Purposeful play through experimentation are the building blocks of learning and learner development. For the whole month of November, the Cape Town Science Centre will be hosting a special Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme. ‘Young scientists’ will be introduced to a world of experimentation through hands-on […]

Let’s Code! Holiday Club

Scratch is a coding platform that can be used to create all sorts of fun games and programs! The Coding Club will kick off with Scratch and launch into Stencyl. Using project-based learning, this Coding Club is perfect for those that have never done coding before yet holds wondrous surprises for the more experienced coder […]

Science in the Making Holiday Club

Looking for some fun science experiments to do during the holiday? Whether you want to unleash your inner-maker or nurture the curious scientists in you, join our Science in the Making Club, where we take a look at blending science and Maker Space. This club will be filled with loads of hands-on activities where you […]

HOLIDAY PROGRAMME – The Edible Element

THE EDIBLE ELEMENT  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, outdoor activities, demonstrations, Camera Obscura Tour, Science Shows and so much […]

Teacher Enrichement Workshops

Calling all science teachers – FREE Teachers Workshop Supported by the Western Cape Education Department 21 September 2019 | 10:00 – 13:00 You asked for more so that’s what we are giving you – the Cape Town Science Centre Teacher Enrichment Workshops! FREE workshops and take-home resources. All linked workshops are 1.5 hrs and will […]

ALERT: Power Outage

Attention valued customers, we have received notice from the City of Cape Town that we will have interrupted electricity supply on Sunday, 25 August. Please note that our credit card machines will not be operational however we have SnapScan as an electronic payment option. iCafe will be open but will have a limited menu. We […]

Africa Code Week – Train the Trainer Workshops

Read, Write, CODE! Calling all teachers… FREE Train the Trainer coding workshops (2,5 hours) at the Cape Town Science Centre from 13 – 15 September (Friday, Saturday or Sunday) as we gear up for Africa Code Week 2019. Africa Code Week is an initiative by SAP. This workshop is FREE for ALL teachers and will […]


Get prepared! The CTSC recognises the challenges facing the performance of our Matric learners and will be running TWO one-day intensive workshops which will directly impact the skill and cognitive ability of matric learners, enabling them to better perform in their forthcoming final exams. The workshop includes practical demonstrations on certain prescribed and recommended experiments, […]

Celebrating Women in Science – WEEKEND PROGRAMME

It is Women’s Day, a time to celebrate the achievements of women around the world and throughout history. Throughout history, women have had difficulties seeking education, finding jobs and even receiving credit for their work. Even still, there are plenty of women who have overcome all of these obstacles in order to make their marks […]