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    Science under pressure. The ecology and exploration of our planet’s oceans.

    A deep sea diver standing next to a large angler fish with large sharp fish.
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    All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

    A woman with glasses making a funny face.
  • Get ready to experience the adrenalin pumping thrill of laser tag at Questacon!

    Please Note: This event is sold out.

    A stylised image of a laser tag battle
  • Want to take your photographic skills to the next level? Register now for Questacon’s night photography workshop.

    Please note: This event is sold out.

    Floodlights projecting into the night sky with a light painted wave in the foreground


  • Join our in house theatre troupe, the Questacon Excited Particles, as they explore the properties of colour and light in this free show.

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    A man mixes colours


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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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    Do you see what I see?

    A man painting colour patterns on a flat surface.


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

    An astronaut in space.


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King Edward Terrace,
Canberra ACT 2600

Open daily 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
(Closed 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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