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No visit to Questacon is complete without seeing a show by the Questacon Excited Particles theatre troupe! Our live Spectacular Science Shows use humour, storytelling, exciting demonstrations and audience interaction to show you the wonders of science and technology.

Have you ever wondered if dogs can see colour? If fossil fuels are made from dinosaurs? Or what the coldest possible temperature is? Find answers to these questions and more! Check with the ticket desk on arrival to find out which Spectacular Science Show you can see during your visit.

  • Suitable for the whole family.
  • Sessions are free with general admission, but seats are limited.
  • Each show runs for 30 minutes and showtimes vary – check with staff when you arrive to confirm showtimes
  • You can find us in the Japan Theatre – please ask staff for directions.
  • A hearing loop is available in the Japan Theatre. Please note that some performances may contain loud bangs.

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