John Janzen Nature Centre

John Janzen Nature Centre

The Tegler Discovery Zone at the John Janzen Nature Centre is a great indoor playground in Edmonton
The Tegler Discovery Zone is one of Edmonton’s best indoor playgrounds! Photo by Edmonton Playgrounds.

Remember the movie “Honey, I shrunk the kids”? Playing in the Tegler Discovery Zone at the John Janzen Nature Centre feels just like that! This popular Edmonton indoor playground is designed to look and feel like wildlife habitats! Kids can play inside a bee hive, giant mushroom squirrel’s midden and more! Visitors are also welcome to check out the Edmonton Urban Ecology room which features unique learning opportunities and even some live animals!

This unique facility also offers birthday parties, field trip and school group programs and camps! The facility shares a parking lot with Fort Edmonton park, and there are excellent walking and nature trails in the outdoor areas near the centre and along the North Saskatchewan River!

Know before you go:

  • WHERE: 7000-143 Street, Edmonton
  • WHEN: Open Monday through Sunday 9am-4pm. (Open holidays from 11am-4pm)
  • COST: General Admission $8, Infants/toddlers 0-23 months and extra adults $3, Household $17 – See full pricing HERE
  • NOTE: Socks are required in the facility.

PAIR IT WITH A PLAYGROUND! Check out these great nearby playgrounds: St Monica School Naturescape or Grandview Playground.

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