Experience West 5

The West 5 Discovery Centre is a highly interactive presentation space designed to educate and entertain visitors, and introduce them to Ontario’s first neighbourhood powered by the sun.

Please note: For the health and safety of our staff and members of our community, The Discovery Centre is currently closed.

West 5 Nature Experience

Experience Nature with VR

Explore nature like never before using an immersive virtual reality experience that guides you on trails through the Kains Woods where you can learn about native plant and animal species near the community!

West 5 Community Flipbooks

Explore Community Life

Learn about community life with interactive booklets and explore the kind of activities you can expect to see at West 5. Take a look at a scale model of the entire West 5 Community and visualize the breadth of the community.

West 5 Sustainability Wall

Interact with Sustainability

You'll also have the opportunity to learn about the sustainability features of West 5 with a large multi touch-screen experience including educational content and video clips to explain some of the fantastic ways West 5 will integrate sustainability into everyday life.


“Just wanted to say thank you again for the amazing field trip last week. Our students loved every minute and learned so much during their time at West 5. They are eager to start planning their own sustainable community on the island of Barbuda.”

– Mandy & Jeff – Summers’ Corners P.S. (Aylmer).


Hours & Location

1295 Riverbend Rd. off Oxford St. W
(first floor of the Sifton Centre)
London, ON N6K 0G2

Regular Business Hours:
The Discovery Centre is currently closed to the public.

Request a tour

If you’re interested in booking a private group tour of the Discovery Centre, please email marketinggroup@sifton.com