Tour: The Questacon Science Garden

Spring Holiday Science Tours

Join our staff on a nature walking tour of the gardens around Questacon and discover the science all around.

Nature Scavenger Hunt

How many items can you find? Head outside and see if you can tick off all the items on the list. Scavenger hunt sheets are available from the Rear Science Court or Information Desk.

The Questacon Science Garden

Explore the Science Garden and learn the science behind the garden’s intriguing sculptures. Complete the Nature Scavenger Hunt as you go.

Tours:

Every day during school holidays.

10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm

30 minutes duration

Suitable for all ages

Meet on the Rear Science Court

Can’t make a tour? Download the free Walk of Wonder app from the Apple or Google Play store and follow the self-guided audio tour.

WHEN AND WHERE


Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

All Ages

Find another event

E.g., 2018-02-18
E.g., 2018-02-18

  • Sunday 18 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+
Logo: Questacon
Location:

The Unexpected Show & Magic V Science

Join the performers from the

Shell Questacon Science Circus

before they start their 2018 Tour

All ages
Logo: Questacon
Location:

DIY Science & Sci-Fire

Join the performers from the

Shell Questacon Science Circus

before they start their 2018 Tour

All ages

  • Monday 19 February, 2018

A man painting colour patterns on a flat surface.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Do you see what I see?

8+

  • Tuesday 20 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 and a woman both dressed in roadie gear and each holding a rolled up extension lead, and the man an additional microphone.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

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

All Ages