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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.
  • 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.
  • Do you see what I see?

    A man painting colour patterns on a flat surface.
  • The explosive science of the liquid of life—water and the Murray-Darling Basin.

    a drawing of a large fish.


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

    a drawing of a large fish.
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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.
  • Adults Only at Questacon - Happy Endings

    A small dog that appears very happy

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Canberra ACT 2600

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


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