The world’s biggest lesson in making mucus! The Montreal Science Center officially named GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS®


  • 491 visitors took part in the biggest slime lesson in the world!

  • This official experiment was performed on Sunday, June 19at 14:00at the Montreal Science Center.

  • 80% of event tickets were sold out in hours

MONTREAL, June 20, 2022 / CNW Telbec / – The Montreal Science Center has successfully achieved its title experience and will now be listed in the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® book.

Science Center in Montreal. From left to right: Yannick Bergeron, chemist and host of Record, Cybèle Robichaud, director of the Montreal Science Center, Claire Stevens, Guinness World Record judge, Jason Robert Tavares, professor in the chemical engineering department at Polytechnique Montréal. (CNW Group / Old Port of Montreal Corporation)

Trying to title GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® is a unique opportunity which includes meticulous efforts! IN the biggest lesson in making mucus in the world 491 participants took part and hosted the Montreal Science Center in connection with it the latest gaming exhibition The science of Guinness World Records®.

Guided by the colorful chemist Yannick Bergeron in collaboration with the Chemical Engineering Department of Polytechnique Montréal, this formal experience event allowed young participants and their parents to understand the science of slime and to make their own batches of mucus. Two science-based mucus recipes were followed by all who participated. Both recipes included the most unusual and high-quality ingredients, and all participants were able to take their mucus home.

Director of the Kibela Research Center Do it rejoices: “We are so proud! We can already say that the Science Center in Montreal has an official GUINESE WORLD RECORDS® title! This is not a small feat! Congratulations to all who took part and to the whole team that made the event possible. With this new title in hand, we continue to leave our mark as a place of science that inspires young minds and arouses their interest in science and technology. “

Those who participated in the experiment also had access to the whole science center throughout the day On June 19including his latest exhibition The science of Guinness World Records®.

New exhibition: The science of Guinness World Records®

For the first time in Quebec, an exhibition that explores the science behind the Guinness World Records®! Opportunity to discover the secrets behind various feats, to hear reviews of record holders and try to put a title in the Guinness World Records®. From now until September 5, visitors are invited to challenge friends, family or even other visitors to the exhibition. This exhibition is a Science North products presented in collaboration with Guinness World Records and Ripley Entertainment.

It is also shown at the Science Center in Montreal Beyond human boundariescaptivating diving into the exciting world of extreme sports. This second exhibition invites visitors to jump, fly, dive and climb and discover some of the most daring activities in the world. Opportunity to discover the exploits of these passionate athletes and leave inspired to go out there and push your own boundaries.

In addition to these two exhibitions during the summer season, the Montreal Science Center also invites visitors to its four permanent exhibitions and two films, which are now showing in IMAX®TELUS theater. An ideal place to have fun and explore the wonders of science with the whole family!

About the Montreal Science Center

The Montreal Science Center, a division of the Canada Lands Company, is a science and technology complex with more than 700,000 visitors a year. It is characterized by its accessible, interactive approach and demonstration of local innovations and know-how. Its partners are TELUS, Volvo, Énergir, The Beat 92.5 and La Presse.

SOURCE Old Port of Montreal Corporation



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