Mackay Pop-up Science Centre

A large in front of crowd of people in a large open building.

The Shell Questacon Science Circus is a great opportunity for parents and children to share, discover and explore science together. You can encourage a  fascination and enjoyment of science by exploring hands-on exhibits. Come along and spin like an ice-skater, discover how fast you can throw a ball, freeze your shadow on a wall and test your reflexes.

Spectacular science shows are presented regularly during opening hours. You may see giant smoke rings, bricks being smashed on someone’s stomach or a Science Circus presenter lighting their hands on fire!  Science toys are for sale from our shop.

Admission

Adult $6, Students/Concession $5, Family $18, Children under 5 and Q Club Members FREE.

Children under 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Bookings for school science shows and teacher professional development workshops are still available in the surrounding region. Please phone 1800 889 995 for more details.

WHEN AND WHERE


Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre

258 Alfred Street
Mackay
Queensland

All ages

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E.g., 2019-06-19

Wednesday 19 June, 2019

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Sun and Moon explores how the Earth orbits around the sun, and the moon orbits around the Earth, which create natural phenomena like day and night and moon phases. The children will also get a chance to launch a rocket or two!

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Levers, pulleys and wheels. Find out how you can —  Move It!

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

Thursday 20 June, 2019

3-6
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Location:

Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Sun and Moon explores how the Earth orbits around the sun, and the moon orbits around the Earth, which create natural phenomena like day and night and moon phases. The children will also get a chance to launch a rocket or two!

All Ages
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Friday 21 June, 2019

All Ages
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

10+
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

From wheels to wifi we have embraced technology, how far could technology go?

How far should technology go? What do you think?

Recommended for ages 8 and up