Director Harry Palmer
Province New Brunswick
|Type science museum|
Curator David Desjardins
Phone +1 506-457-2340
|Location 668 Brunswick Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Address 668 Brunswick St, Fredericton, NB E3B 1H6, Canada
Similar Government House - Fredericton, Officers' Square, Fredericton Region Museum, Odell Park, Christ Church Cathedral
Science East is an interactive science museum located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. It uses innovative, interactive science exhibits to demonstrate basic science concepts, prompt curiosity and foster interest and understanding of science among people of all ages. The museum also features travelling exhibits which tour the province. It was founded in 1994, and since 1999 it has been accommodated in what used to be the York County jail. Constructed in 1842, the jail constitutes a tourist attraction in itself.
The museum is affiliated with the Canadian Museums Association and the Virtual Museum of Canada.