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Discover the wonder of Whales|Tohorā

January 20 - June 20, 2018 

One of the most exclusive exhibitions is coming to TELUS Spark! Whales|Tohorā is an immersive and interactive experience housing one of the world's largest whale collections from the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. 

Whales|Tohorā will immerse you into the biology, diversity, evolution, and deep significance of whales to Māori culture. Gain perspective on the ancestry and vast scale of these majestic beings with real-life skeletons and rare specimens. 

  • Climb into a life-size replica of a blue whale's heart
  • Examine full sperm whale skeletons
  • Watch documentaries about whale strandings
  • Get hands-on with a whales specimens touch table 
  • Discover the diversity of whales
  • Design a robotic dolphin
  • Enter a sound chamber of 8 different whale species
  • Experience Māori culture and their relationship to whales 

This will be the last opportunity to experience Whales|Tohorā as Calgary marks its final destination in North America. Don't miss this captivating and interactive exhibition included with General admission or Membership to TELUS Spark!



Developed and presented by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Sponsored by Highland Moving & Storage Ltd. and brought to you with support of the Government of Alberta.