506-457-2340  668 Brunswick St, Fredericton

Eclipse Fest Fredericton 2024

Join us at the library for a planetarium show, in Officer’s Square for some traveling exhibits, or at our center for a day full of space activities and an eclipse live stream!

On April 8th 2024 a total solar eclipse can be witnessed from Fredericton, NB, as well as many other areas in New Brunswick and Atlantic Canada. The eclipse will start at around 3pm and totality will be observed at approximately 4:30pm.

PLAY, DISCOVER, LEARN

PLAY with more than 150 hands-on science exhibits, and Atlantic Canada’s only outdoor science playground – featuring a climbing wall, human gyroscope and more!
DISCOVER the history of the York County Gaol, and the forensic science that’s helping solve crimes today!
LEARN through our extensive summer and March Break camp programs, public science shows, birthday parties, workshops and more!

Volunteer or donate

Every contribution makes a big impact

Science East supports our community and the future of the province with creative,
thought-provoking exhibits, tools, events and programs in science and technology.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

We’re bringing up a
new generation through
play-based learning.

EVENTS

We host regular events,
camps, and science fair programs.

EDUCATION

We have science resources for
educators, schools,
& groups.

Donate

Our sponsors help to fund our
programs, events &
workshops.

Volunteers are the backbone of science based learning

Whether you’re looking to give back to the community, gain some valuable work experience, or share your love of science, Science East welcomes your helping hands!

Get inspired at Science East!

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General admission to Science East

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Jailhouse Tours

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More than 150 hands-on exhibits

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Science events

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Interactive planetarium shows

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Workshops, venue rentals & birthday parties

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Afterschool & weekly programs

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Located in the historic former York County Jail

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Science East Gift Boutique

Science East Fredericton Donations

Powered by your donations!

Science East is a not-for-profit organization with a few ways to give, big or small. Every cent counts towards funding our science programs, workshops and events.

Science is for everyone

Science East is a not-for-profit organization on a mission to connect communities through science based learning.
We are here for families, visitors and educators.

Getting here is easy!

Find us in dowtown Fredericton, near the Boyce Farmer’s Market on Brunswick Street in New Brunswick.

Find us

668 Brunswick St
Fredericton, NB
E3B 1H6

506-457-2340

science@scienceeast.nb.ca

Hours

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
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Science East

Come Learn with Us!

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Growing Scientists (5-11)

Upcoming events

Event Calendar

Solar Eclipse

Summer Camps

Book your event

Birthday Parties

Venue Rental

Education Resources

NB Science Fair

Workshops

Planetarium

STEM Kit Rentals

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Ways to Give

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Volunteer

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