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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 so many more in our energetic and entertaining explorations by our intrepid Excited Particles. Check with the ticket desk on arrival to find out which Spectacular Science Show you can see during your visit.

  • Shows are family friendly and suitable for all ages.
  • Shows are free with your paid Questacon admission.
  • Each show runs for 30 minutes.
  • You can find us in the Japan Theatre – please ask staff for directions.
  • The Japan Theatre is operating at 100% capacity with fixed theatre seating. During peak times you might sit next to other patrons in the theatre.
  • Mask wearing is encouraged in the Japan Theatre. For more details, see our COVID smart information.
  • A hearing loop is available in the Japan Theatre.
  • Some performances may contain loud bangs.

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