Indigenous Ingenuity at Ontario Science Centre | Kids Out and About Toronto

Indigenous Ingenuity at Ontario Science Centre

Discover how Indigenous science is timeless in this visiting exhibition Until April 16, 2023. The ingenuity of First Peoples from North America is all around us. Through an interactive quest, discover how Indigenous science is timeless. With a bear and a trickster as your guides, take part in a virtual canoe race, build an igloo, test a kayak’s centre of gravity and more.

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Experience the innovative processes that give rise to Indigenous knowledge by:

OBSERVING nature as a source of inspiration
LISTENING to bearers of knowledge
EXPERIMENTING with scientific principles 
SHARING acquired knowledge by passing it on to others 

Be inspired by Indigenous science and ways of knowing, and discover how Indigenous ingenuity continues to influence today’s society.

Indigenous Ingenuity was created by the Montreal Science Centre in collaboration with knowledge holders from First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities. 

It is presented at the Ontario Science Centre in partnership with Lead Sponsor University of Waterloo and Supporting Sponsor Ontario Power Generation.

Interested in learning more about Indigenous knowledge, culture and history? Watch the IMAX® film, Great Bear Rainforest, playing in our OMNIMAX® Theatre, and journey into a hidden region of British Columbia that has been protected by Indigenous people for millennia. ​

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770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON, M3C 1T3


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Wednesday - Friday - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Saturday - Sunday - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday - Tuesday - - Closed