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With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.
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King Edward Terrace | Act, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6270 2800
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All reviews all ages mini q free fall science museum hands on activities air hockey great for kids school holidays kids and adults water play lots of fun year olds interactive exhibits few hours great place to visit couple of hours visiting canberra
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place for kids of all ages! Our 3 year old loved it a lot and there was plenty for her to do! The staff were very friendly and helpful!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bunny C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome as usual. Lots to see and play with. Good for all ages to enjoy. Different displays to the last time we visited, so it's good to see a bit of variety for the visitors.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Wanda M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited Questacon with my 5 year old Aussie granddaughter and her other grandma who lives in Canberra. We had an amazing day and I think it was as much fun for the grandmas as it was for the grand baby. Many of the displays...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the best 'family day out' locations in Australia. There's something here for everyone, no matter what their interests or age AND there are so many exhibits and activities, you can easily fill an entire day with 'hands-on' fun. We expected to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lapolo11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow dont think this place is just for kids we found heaps of things there for all ages. It is just a fantastic place to go and see some of the exhibits.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thurlowade
Reviewed 1 week ago

Science Time is wonderful. I take my 4 yr old grandson on the day I mind him. He loves it! It fills in the time for Grandma in an educational way and as an ex teacher I applaud the age appropriate/fascinating information and activities. Think...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LynV35
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is always something for everyone in this place. The new robot section is fantastic and he large moon display is great! Our little one loves the mini q area and the bugger on enjoyed the giant drop

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mel81q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter loves this place so we visited again recently. Inspires a love of science and demonstrates to everyone (not just kids) that science is a part of our lives in every way. Great for fostering interest in science and technology and helping people learn...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank memo40sa
Reviewed 1 week ago

A different attraction that the kids enjoyed. The giant slide and earthquake areas kept them amused. Friendly and super helpful staff. Parking hard to find over school hoidays

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrating 30 years plus, this remains a first class science hands on venue. Lots of activity for kids, however there is enough things and information for adults to enjoy as well

Date of experience: March 2019
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James B
27 August 2018|
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James B
27 August 2018|
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Response from Kama_10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry James I didn’t see this. There are many rooms with different science based exhibits and displays. You can play with these and learn about science (in a fun way). They also have shows focused on science topics like... More
28 March 2018|
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Response from LoveTravel72086 | Reviewed this property |
It might be ,as most schools too have holidays,!It would be convenient to travel around in these holidays with the kids !! But do check which days they are open during the Easter hols before!!!