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Monday

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    Explore the mysterious world of spiders and discover what makes these amazing arachnids unique!

    Close up photo of a spider. Photo by Thomas Shahan. Creative commons by 2.0
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    Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

    A man smiling and holding two over sized model hex nuts through his left arm.
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    Answer the call of the wild and compete in the ultimate game of survival.

    A man point into the air, with a large screen of dinosaurs behind him.

Tuesday

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    Do yourself a flavour. Hang with your buds in this exploration of taste.

    A man dressed as a chef holding a mixing bowl in one hand, an egg beater in the other, and poking his tongue out.
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    The Little Flower Seed wants to grow but needs some help from friends. What does a seed need to grow up? How do you grow? Can our little hero escape from the hungry grasshopper?

    A man sitting in between a toy grasshopper and bumble bee.
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    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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    Our universe is incredible—but just how do we explore it?

    An astronaut in space.

Saturday

  • Celebrate springtime with a green thumb and pair of wire strippers; tinker with gardenbots!
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    Motorised pot plant with eyes

Wednesday

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    Dr Blashtov will attempt to launch 10 rockets in 30 minutes. The Excited Particles take no responsibility for the accidental launch of children during this show.

    A picture of a man's head.
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    The Little Flower Seed wants to grow but needs some help from friends. What does a seed need to grow up? How do you grow? Can our little hero escape from the hungry grasshopper?

    A man sitting in between a toy grasshopper and bumble bee.
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    Zaps, sparks and hair-raising activities. The work of electrical energy!

    A man with a beard standing in front of electrical sparks.
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    Join us for a graphic look at the science of mummification. This is not one for the squeamish.

    A woman looking up and smiling.

Thursday

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

    a drawing of a large fish.
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    The Little Flower Seed wants to grow but needs some help from friends. What does a seed need to grow up? How do you grow? Can our little hero escape from the hungry grasshopper?

    A man sitting in between a toy grasshopper and bumble bee.
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    The science of the humble balloon. Come on a journey and go completely balloonatic.

    A man wearing overalls and a old leather flying cap with balloons around his head.
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    All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

    A man with his hands in the air in front of a large screen with various photos of dinosaurs.

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VISITING

King Edward Terrace,
Canberra ACT 2600

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

ADMISSIONS

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

Questacon Smart Skills Initiative

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