Saturday 4 May




3 hours




Leave the Ewoks at home and journey to a gallery far far away for the ultimate Sci(Fi)Night, at Questacon this May the Fourth.

Questacon’s annual evening of adults-only entertainment is venturing beyond the known universe. 

Explore the galleries drink-in-hand, kid-free, and after dark for an evening of live talks and activities and entertainment. 

  • Get an upgrade from Dr Scar as he attempts to convert humanity to cyborgs. 

  • Robots from across time and space roaming the halls.

  • Star Wars costumers from the 501st and Rebel Legions and the Mandalorian Mercs.

  • Doc and Marty McFly's DeLorean as they travel Back to the Future.

  • Launch Paper Rockets under the stars and boldly go where no paper rocket has gone before. 

  • Dr Brad Tucker presents Aliens, Teleportation, and Monsters - Oh My! The Impact of Science Fiction on Science

  • Slash the beats of adrenaline-pumping music as they fly towards you, surrounded by a futuristic world, at VR Beat Saber stations throughout the Centre.

  • Discover what would happen to the human body in space at Q Lab, with experiments and demonstrations that are out-of-this-world.

  • Live music from Space Party, a four-piece surf pop garage punk band hailing from land-locked Canberra.

  • Exclusive, after-hours access to Questacon!

  • Need to refuel? Purchase out-of-this-world cocktails and tasty bites from Atomic Cafe’s pop-up bars. 

Immerse yourself in a night of intergalactic discovery where imagination and science converge!

Things to know

  • This event is for adults-only

  • Tickets are limited – book early to avoid missing out!

  • Ticket prices are $30 for adults or $23 for Members / Concession holders (plus booking fee)

  • Atomic Cafe will have a range of food, drinks and cocktails available for purchase

  • The event will run from 6pm – 9pm on Saturday 4 May 2024