Public Exhibition

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.

Payment is cash only and 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


Charles Sturt University Gymnasium

Village Drive (off Panorama Avenue)
Bathurst
New South Wales

All ages

Find another event

E.g., 2018-02-24
E.g., 2018-02-24

  • Saturday 24 February, 2018

Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Getting a ball to roll from the top of a pegboard to the bottom seems easy, but what if you want the ball to do a loop? Or jump a gap? Or move as slowly as possible? Using simple materials on a pegboard, create a rollercoaster-like ball run

8+
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

The science of the humble balloon. Come on a journey and go completely balloonatic.

All Ages

  • Sunday 25 February, 2018

Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Getting a ball to roll from the top of a pegboard to the bottom seems easy, but what if you want the ball to do a loop? Or jump a gap? Or move as slowly as possible? Using simple materials on a pegboard, create a rollercoaster-like ball run

8+
A man pulling on a wooden pole that has a series of ropes and pulleys attached.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

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

All Ages

  • Monday 26 February, 2018

Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Explore Questacon without the big kids!

0-6
two dinosaur puppets.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Travel back in time with Mutty the Muttaburrasaur to prehistoric Australia as he goes in search of the Lizard of Oz. Roar with the herd, meet Australia's giants, follow the yellow muddy siltstone road. It's an Australian based, fun filled dino-extravaganza as we learn 'witch' dinosaur to avoid.

3-9
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

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

All Ages