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What's On

Friday

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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.
  • Questacon's armchair entomologist talks about insects, the masters of the earth.

    A woman with a stick insect sitting on her forehead.
  • Join us for a graphic look at the science of mummification. This is not one for the squeamish.

    A woman looking up and smiling.

Saturday

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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Sunday

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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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    Do you see what I see?

    A man painting colour patterns on a flat surface.

Monday

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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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    Cool costume – check! Sidekick – check! Speeding through the air – che… Hmm, our hero is having a bit of trouble flying. Come along to Superhero School to learn about the science of flying up and falling down. This dialogue-free show uses clowning and fun demonstrations to explore concepts of gravity, air resistance, force and motion (and might just manage to save the world along the way).

    Suitable for primary school aged children and their families.

    A woman pulling a funny face.

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King Edward Terrace,
Canberra ACT 2600

Open daily 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
(Closed 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
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