Discovery Centre

Explore the flora, fauna and fish that make their home in every corner of Alberta, and uncover your connection with nature through hands-on exhibits.

View of the Fantastic Fish Aquariums at Bow Habitat Station.

Fantastic Fish Aquariums

Come eye-to-eye with over 20 of Alberta’s fish species! Investigate Alberta’s fishes up-close in our aquariums and learn about the different aquatic environments.

A beaver lodge display in the Aquatic Alberta Gallery at Bow Habitat Station.

Aquatic Alberta

Investigate Alberta’s aquatic ecosystems! From the Rocky Mountain Headwaters to the Boreal Forest Peatlands, discover the flora and fauna found across Alberta.

A dinosaur head and sink display at the Water for Life Gallery at Bow Habitat Station.

Water For Life

Explore how we use water in our world. Discover where it comes from, where it goes and how you can help make a difference.

A boat display in the Fish Forever Gallery at Bow Habitat Station.

Fish Forever

Discover the importance of fish and why Alberta has a fish stocking program – you may be surprised!

An empty theatre showing the Aquatic Alberta movie in the theatre at Bow Habitat Station.

BP Nature Theatre

Take a journey across Alberta and discover how we’re working together to maintain healthy environments.

COMING SOON - Alberta's Forests and Stewardship Gallery

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Add to Your Adventure

Enhance your Discovery Centre adventure – select from a variety of activities for all ages and abilities taking place each week.

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Through fun, challenging, hands-on activities, Bow Habitat Station’s family, group and school programs aim to foster an awareness and appreciation of Alberta’s fish, wildlife, water and aquatic ecosystems.

Updated: Jun 25, 2021