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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

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E.g., 2017-09-22
E.g., 2017-09-22

  • Friday 22 September, 2017

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

All the facts you need to understand the mechanics of natural disasters. We look at volcanoes, earthquakes, cyclones and tsunami.

All Ages

  • Saturday 23 September, 2017

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

Answer the call of the wild and compete in the ultimate game of survival.

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

Our universe is incredible—but just how do we explore it?

All Ages
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

  • Sunday 24 September, 2017

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

All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

All Ages
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