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    Do you see what I see?

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    All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

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    The explosive science of the liquid of life—water and the Murray-Darling Basin.

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    Our universe is incredible—but just how do we explore it?

    An astronaut in space.


  • All the facts you need to understand the mechanics of natural disasters. We look at volcanoes, earthquakes, cyclones and tsunami.

    A man and woman standing in front of a picture of a volcano.
  • A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

    A man wearing safety glasses standing beside a cloud of gas.
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    Discover the science behind crashes and collisions. Sir Isaac Newton wouldn't know what hit him!

    A woman in overalls, wearing a safely crash cap and holding a plush toy cow.


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King Edward Terrace,
Canberra ACT 2600

Open daily 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Includes holidays (except 25 December)


  • Adult$23
  • Concession$17.50
  • Child (4 - 16 years)$17.50
  • Child (Under 4 years)FREE
  • Family (2 Adults + 3 Children)$70
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