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I had never been to the Discovery Space and took my 3 and a half year old son there with some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wollongong, Australia
Early Start - early fun!

great place for kids and families to spend a couple of hours in. Kids never seem to stop; there is... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Virginie S
Wollongong, Australia
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Northfields Ave | Building 21, Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never been to the Discovery Space and took my 3 and a half year old son there with some friends and their mums one morning. He was occupied the entire time and I feel we could have spent the whole day there and...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We recently went during the school holidays, they had activities including decorating clay with shells. My daughter was excited about making it so we put it aside to dry, as had many other kids who were told to leave it there to dry and they...More

4  Thank sammee
Reviewed 19 June 2018

great place for kids and families to spend a couple of hours in. Kids never seem to stop; there is always something new to see or do. Food could be a bit simpler for the kids and I also question the paper cups from the...More

2  Thank Virginie S
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

My almost 3 year old had a great time. She loved all the aspects of this discovery centre and had so much fun dressing up, imagining, playing, experimenting etc. It’s a little over priced in my opinion, but as a first timer and prob not...More

3  Thank fazza82
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We have visited centre few times. For the first time when my little one was only 13 months old and there was not so much for him. But later when he was around 20 months, he just loved it. There is so many activities for...More

4  Thank N9429NNbarbb
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This is great for young kids. We took our three aged 8, 6 and 2 and they all had a riot. A bit pricey at $15 for each of us (including the 2 year old and both adults who effectively did nothing but follow the...More

Thank newak
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is a great attraction for the right aged children. From ages 2-7 it is perfect. Anything above that it is a bit tricky to find anything to keep them interested. I took a 7,9 and 11 year old. My 7 year old was in...More

Thank AusFamily123
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great place for kids with lots of different sensory learning opportunities. Both inside and outdoor spaces as well. Surprised how easy the drive from North West Sydney was also!

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

All the interactive science displays were so much fun to play with, from kids to adults. The nitro demo was awesome, as was the space show. We loved loved loved it all.

1  Thank Avril-Summer C
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing place for young kids. They can stay there easily for 3-4 hrs. I would recommend bringing your own food and drinks as there is an beautiful outdoor area for picnic. Also an good idea to bring kids swimmers if they want to get wet...More

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