H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Photos

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Photos and Information.

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

By Darrin Robertson, VTT Editor - Updated: January 17, 2023

Located in Vancouver at 1100 Chestnut Street in Vanier Park. Rain or Shine the Space Centre is a great place for the whole family, with its interesting displays and the planetarium theater all will have a fun time.

Front of the Space Centre

front of the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

This interesting and exciting architectural building is just the beginning to what awaits you after you enter the Space Centre.

Lobby at the Space Centre

Lobby of the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

Once you enter you can see that to the left is the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and to the right is the Museum of Vancouver.

Space Centre Entrance

Space Centre Entrance at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

After you enter the Space Centre there's no turning back from the fun and education that awaits you.

Touch the Moon

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Apollo 17 Lunar Sample

Apollo 17 landed on the moon and had many interesting discovery's, the crew also brought back many Lunar samples.  Here is a piece of the moon, this is 1 of only 4 sample on earth that you can touch. Below are more H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Photos.

Nasa Space Suit

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre NASA space suit

They wore these in space walks and even used these suits to walk on the moon, get a close up view of a real Nasa Space Suit.

J-2 Rocket Engine 

J-2 Rocket engine at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

The J-2 Rocket Engine was designed in the 1960's and used to propel the Apollo Space Rockets into Space.

Display of the Stars

Stars and pollution display at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

Do stars really Vanish? Or is it just that we can't see them because of the bright city lights.  This display gives interesting information on the stars and why we can't see all of them.

Lunar Space Module

Space Module at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

What is a space Module and what are they used for?  At the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre they explain what they are used for and what to expect in the future for the use of Space Modules.

Space Station

Space Station at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

The International Space Station is regularly being used to study the effects of space on Humans animals and plants. This is what people today are living in while they are working in space.  

Planetarium Projector 

Planetarium projector at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

Want to see more stars than you can see with just your eye's?  The planetarium has this projector to show you all the beauty of the stars and the universe. We will be adding more H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Photos so check back often.

More Information on H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

Here you will find more detailed information on the Space Centre.

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