Little Explorers month

Flight, Music, Dinosaurs and Living Things are coming to Questacon this February during Little Explorers Month!

On our four event days enjoy discounted tickets and take advantage of our discounted memberships whilst experiencing Spectacular Science Shows, themed activities, crafts, and so much more! Try out our Science Time activities, and check out the displays from community organisations with some great resources for young families.

Little Explorers Month will include four themed events for kids aged 6 and under.


8:30am - 1:00pm


Ticket Price
Adult $15
Under 4 FREE*
Child (4—16 years) $10
Concession $10
Family (2A+3C)^ $40
Note: Membership card must be presented upon entry

* Bookings essential via tickets page
^ Additional children $5

Tuesday 11 February

Kids will enjoy the hands on fun while they learn all about flight with paper planes, insects, and rocket craft. Join in the scavenger hunt and obstacle course, be entertained with a live show in the Japan Theatre and then relax with Story Time. There will be flight themed activities throughout the centre to help your children’s creativity to soar!

Thursday 13 February

Let your children march to the beat of their own drum with a day of musical discovery. Enjoy a band performance by Telopea Park School and join Lucy Sparkles and Friends for a fun interactive music performance! There will be an obstacle course and scavenger hunt as well as many musical themed activities throughout the centre to help your little ones develop their musical, physical, emotional and intellectual skills. This event is sure to strike a chord!

Living things
Monday 17 February

Join us for a day of learning all about Living Things. Meet our resident stick insects and blue tongue lizard and our robot petting zoo. Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary and Canberra Snake Rescue and Relocation will be joining us and be sure to catch the Flower Seed Puppet Show. Get active with a scavenger hunt and obstacle course and learn all about Bees. Make sure you don’t miss this heart pumping event!

Monday 24 February

Calling all budding palaeontologists! Discover the wonderful prehistoric world of Dinosaurs with a range of activities that will challenge and educate your child. Enjoy a dino-mite day of activities with a scavenger hunt and obstacle course. Do a dinosaur dig, look at dinosaur fossils, make dinosaur poo and be entertained with the Mutty Puppet Show! You can compare your footprint to that of a dinosaur and The National Dinosaur Museum and Canberra Snake Rescue and Relocation will be on site to help educate you and your children. It will be a Roarsome Event!