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FUNweek 2022 Program

Virtual Lab and Museum Tours

Always Available

9 Tours


Explore some of the Faculty of Science's world-renowned collections and facilities through our new virtual tours.

Check out all the tours below so you don't miss out on all the FUN!

Thank you to our generous community supporters for
helping us make Science FUNweek 2022 possible!

Platinum and Classroom Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors


Platinum Exhibitor


Classroom Donor

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Dino Lab

Did you know the very first dinosaurs to be put on public display in Alberta were here at the University of Alberta in 1935? Learn how dinosaurs are prepared and preserved, view real dinosaur bones, and learn about the paleontology work currently being done by UAlberta students and researchers.

Dino Lab

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Mineral & Petrology Museum

There are over 12,000 rock and mineral specimens from around the world in the Mineralogy & Petrology Collection. View our extensive collections and learn how they are a valuable resource for our students, researchers, and the museum community.

Mineralogy & Petrology Museum

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Physics Observatory

Step inside the Physics Astronomical Observatory: tour the outdoor observatory deck where you can see scenic views of campus, explore the domes which house three telescopes, view a scale model of the solar system, learn about meteorites, and more.

Physics Observatory

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Entomology Museum

The E.H. Strickland Museum was started at the University of Alberta in 1922 by Col. Edgar Harold Strickland. The original collection contained research specimens that Strickland compiled. The museum now contains over 1 million specimens, including over 4,500 type specimens.

Entomology Museum 

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Multimedia Centre

The Multimedia Research Centre (MRC) actively conducts state-of-the-art projects in computer vision, pattern recognition, computer graphics, image processing and perceptual factors that promote unrestricted access to R&D opportunities and advances in multimedia technology.

Multimedia Research Centre

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Museum of Zoology

The Rowan Lab is home to four collections and has a wide array of vertebrate specimens. Collected over the past century, the University of Alberta Museum of Zoology is one of the best of its kind, and includes many rare and unusual specimens—including Myrtle the Elephant!

Rowan Lab, Museum of Zoology

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The EEG Lab is a modern, multi-researcher space combining eight independent labs and other collaborators. The lab is equipped with cutting-edge technology to measure brain activity in human participants and study brain electrophysiology.


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Did you know that the specimens on display at the Paleontology Museum range in age from over 600 million to 10,000 years? Explore our extensive collections and learn how they are a valuable resource for our students, researchers, and the museum community.

Paleontology Museum

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The Shack

The Science Makerspace, AKA The Shack, is where creativity and technology mix together. Many of our projects span many scientific fields, creating countless opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Learn about 3D printers, CNC milling machines, electronics, and more.

The Science Makerspace, AKA The Shack

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