The Canadian debut of Dr. Gunther von Hagen’s renowned exhibition gives an inside look at the human body, and the effects that various conditions like lifestyle and geography have on human organs and the aging process. The exhibition also allows visitors to see and better understand the long-term impact of diseases, the effects of tobacco consumption and the mechanics of artificial supports such as knees and hips. To date, nearly 25 million people around the world have viewed the BODY WORLDS exhibits.
Continue to learn more about the human body with special monthly activities! From May 18-20, visit the Health Gallery and get a hands-on opportunity to explore how genetic traits are inherited by extracting DNA from fruit. You can also explore the differences between viruses and bacteria with an interactive, family-friendly game from May 25-26. Special themed programming will be taking place throughout the summer.
BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life is a Visiting Exhibit at the TELUS World of Science — Edmonton, May 18 – October 14. Adult $26.50; Senior (65+); Youth (13-17); $23.50; Student (with ID) $23.50; Child (3-12) $16.50. Admission includes entry to the five permanent exhibits and full-dome shows. Timed entry; tickets can be purchased in advance, call 780-451-3344 or visit www.telusworldofscienceedmonton.com.