CIRCUS! Science Under the Big Top is coming February 2 - June 9, 2019 

Come one, come all and discover the science behind circus!

Relive those fond circus memories from the smell of sweet cotton candy to the talented sideshow performers! Get ready to discover the scientific secrets behind this nostalgic experience for fascinated kids of all ages. 

Bring your wildest expectations and unravel the secrets behind circus oddities, mysteries and puzzles with over 20 exhibits. This highly interactive exhibition is riddled with circus sights and sounds, ready to bring out the child in all of us.  

  • Become a circus funambulist and test the laws of physics on the high wire 
  • Harness yourself in to become an aerialist with Elastic Acrobats
  • Learn the delicate science of sword swallowing and more!

Stay tuned for more information coming in 2019!



Animal CommunicationElastic Acrobatics 
BalanceFeats of Strength
Ballyhoo Silhouette ProjectionFlea Circus
Circus LingoHigh Wire
Circus MusicHoaxes and Gaffs
Circus SmellsHuman Cannonball
Clown AlleyJuggling
ContortionistsParade Remnants
Costume AreaSideshow Performers
Diavolo Spectacle Sword Swallower

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CIRCUS! Science Under the Big Top is included with General Admission. Free for TELUS Spark members! CIRCUS! Science Under the Big Top was produced by the Ontario Science Centre.