A New Opportunity

Build a game-changing science centre that will leave an impactful legacy for generations to come.


From Concept to Reality

Discovery Centre International (DCI), provides the specialized skills and processes necessary for organizations and international partners to build their own science centre, innovation lab, aquarium, planetarium, or tourist attraction in their region. Through remarkable exhibits, facilitated programming, and curriculum-based workshops, a science centre in your community will become an educational hub and a gateway to exciting curiosities. With 40 years of direct experience, our team will guide you through the complex and multifaceted franchise process, including business planning, design and development, financing strategies, and sustainable operation of a science centre in your region.

A Proven Approach

Discovery Centre International is an independent social enterprise of Discovery Centre, a registered charity based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. DCI leverages Discovery Centre’s 40 years of expertise as a leader in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) education to ensure that our communities are positioned for the future and ready to take on any global challenge.

At Discovery Centre International, we believe that we are all united by curiosity, which comes to life in diverse and inclusive spaces that ignite the wonders of STEAM in relevant and lasting ways. This is why we have developed the Discovery Centre Global Franchise Model, a sustainable business model that allows you to own and build a science centre in your community. With our expertise, you can build a game-changing facility that will empower you to leave an impactful legacy for generations to come.

Inspiring Results

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Generate a profitable and sustainable science centre in your region

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Operate with secure management supervision and facilities in partnership with global expertise

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Allow for innovation, flexibility, and creativity within gallery experiences to keep up with the changing pace of science and technology

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Bring new skills and ideas for professional development from a global network of partners

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Establish a sustainable science centre in your region.

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Engage with local schools and corporations, making the science centre a community hub.

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Tailor your science centre to meet the specific needs and interests of the local community.

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Create interactive exhibits and programs tailored for diverse audiences, playing a crucial role in cultivating the workforce of the future.

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