Don’t suffer from FOMO, join us at the Cape Town Science Centre and be prepared to be amazed and entertained in a good way! We are going out with a bang and celebrating all the fabulous and most loved workshops from 2019. If you missed out last time be sure not to miss out now…

Check out the fun activities we have on offer for the duration of the school holidays – daily hands-on workshops, busking demonstrations, Camera Obscura Tours, Science Shows, Clubs and so much more.



Each Monday there will be an exciting Launch Pad event based on the themes for the holiday programme to launch the theme for the week. During the rest of the week, there will be workshops and demonstrations around the theme for the week (see the calendar for more details).

Creative Code Launch Pad
Monday, 23 December – Creative code: Lego Design (Age: 5+; cost: R10) – Stand a chance to WIN prizes.

DIY Nature Launch Pad
Monday, 30 December – D.I.Y Nature: Terrarium Building (Age: 7+; Cost R10)

Earthlings and Space Things Launch Pad
Monday, 9 December & 6 January – Earthlings and Space things: Space Race Scavenger (Age: 8+; Cost R10)

Get your Game On! Launch Pad
Monday, 16 December & 13 January – Get your Game On: Games Galore (Age: 6+; Cost R10)


Science in the Making Club: 11 – 13 December 2019
Let’s Code Holiday Club: 9 – 13 December 2019
For more details email


Camera Obscura
Have you ever taken a tour of the city while standing on one spot? Join us on one of our Camera Obscura tours for a 360° view of the surrounding area. Listen out for announcements to join the tour. Please note that this activity is weather dependant.

Science Show
Daily @ 13:00
Some call it magic, we call it science. Our daily Science Shows will excite while nurturing awareness that science is a part of our daily lives.

Cub Wednesday
Cubs, Brownies and Scouts from any pack will be given free entry to the Cape Town Science Centre on Wednesday, 11 & 18 December and 8 January provided they come dressed in their Cub, Brownie or Scouts uniform.