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Get Ready, Get Set, for a night of science you won’t forget!

By Questacon Media 09 May 2023

Mid-Winter Nights

From 5 to 8 July, families are invited to Questacon’s Mid-Winter Nights for an extraordinary afterhours experience that promises to ignite scientific curiosity, warm hearts, and create lasting memories that are truly one-of-a-kind. 

As the temperatures drop and the nights grow longer, Questacon’s Mid-Winter Nights offers the perfect opportunity for families to embrace the magic of winter while exploring the fascinating world of STEM. Questacon’s action-packed galleries will be open, and the Centre will be bursting with winter-themed activities and entertainment. This event is a must for those seeking the ultimate winter activity, where science will come alive, and adventure awaits around every corner.

"At Questacon, our mission is to excite and motivate people through inspirational learning experiences, and Mid-Winter Nights embodies that perfectly. This event offers an incredible celebration where families can witness mesmerizing fire shows, embark on rocket flight exploration, and immerse themselves in a captivating world of science and creativity," said

Angie Good, Questacon Senior Manager.

Here's a glimpse of what awaits you during this exciting event:

  • Witness the mesmerizing Fire Show presented by the Questacon Excited Particles
  • Head to The Shed and embark on a journey of rocket flight exploration. Design, build, and test rockets alongside our team of facilitators
  • Question the boundaries between humans and machines in Gallery 1's Born or Built? exhibition.
  • Mini Q: Antarctic Adventure awaits little explorers with an enchanting winter wonderland
  • Unleash your creativity and craft delicate snowflakes and adorable paper penguins
  • Step into Q Lab and delve into the captivating world of cold extremes as you experiment with freezing temperatures.
  • Feel the beat and move your happy feet as the DJ from BOOMBOX2U sets the perfect groove
  • Recharge at food trucks from Cannoli Brothers and La Empanada or check out the Frosty Ladle and Icy Indulgences brought to you by Atomic Café

Mark your calendars now and gather your loved ones for Mid-Winter Nights at Questacon. It's a celebration that promises to warm your heart, ignite your scientific curiosity, and create lasting memories. Don't miss out on this extraordinary blend of fire and ice!