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    Join the Questacon Roadie for a musical experience like never before.  Rock on science!

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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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  • Join us for an in-depth look at Nikola Tesla, the electrical genius who invented the 20th Century.

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  • Celebrate Earth Science Week in Questacon's Q Lab!

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

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    Questacon's amateur herpetologist, explores the fascinating world of snakes.

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  • It’s a veritable feast of teeth, talons, tonsils and terror. Find out about the largest and meanest predators of yesterday and today.

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  • Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

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  • Discover the science behind crashes and collisions. Sir Isaac Newton wouldn't know what hit him!

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  • Join us for a graphic look at the science of mummification. This is not one for the squeamish.

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  • This talk will cover the science of climate change and air pollution, which go hand in hand. Learn about what climate change is, the causes, impacts, and other useful information. Fun activities will be included throughout.

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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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