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Great fun for the Family

Enjoy a visit with the Family to Melba award winning hands on science and technology Centre. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Amazing place

We spent several hours there (kids primary age to teen) and there was so much to do. The kids loved... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“science works”(36 reviews)
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Scienceworks makes science an adventure! Through our changing exhibitions, programs and shows, Scienceworks is the perfect day out for curious minds and active bodies! Inside: Imagine tomorrow today in the interactive and innovative Think Ahead...more
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2 Booker St, Spotswood, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3015, Australia
+61 3 9392 4800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy a visit with the Family to Melba award winning hands on science and technology Centre. The family will enjoy the night sky and travel through space enjoy all the science work experiences for the kids they will be introduced to family science wonders a...More

Thank wesso3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent several hours there (kids primary age to teen) and there was so much to do. The kids loved all the interactive displays. They never got bored. We purchased the extra talk and demo on lightning. Pretty cool!

Thank Holliday360
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heaps of awesome stuff to see and do but constantly waiting on little kids to get out of the way! As adorable as a swarm of six primary school excursions can be, I just want to race Kathy Griffin without a snotty 6 year old...More

1  Thank gemmareviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good day out for the family, plenty to see and do and a lot of interactive exhibits, probably better suited to children 7/8 upward. Our 5 years old struggled with some displays and properly didn’t get the most out of the learning experience. Young kids...More

Thank travelculturepassion
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Spent a great Sunday afternoon wandering and enjoying all the displays and interactive exhibits. It’s been many years since our last visit, so was happy to see it was still a great place to visit. Ticket prices are very reasonable... cafe is a tad overpriced,...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Great fun and learning for young children. Walking from the train was absolutely disgusting, not a nice area.

Thank JEHiggy
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with my 4 year old (who admittedly is very curious and engaged) and really enjoyed the experience. We spent about 2 hours there and enjoyed the interactive activities. The sports section was particularly engaging and fun. I think we did get lucky visiting on...More

Thank mnuske
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This place is hands on for all ages, kids will learn a lot here If they are able to slow down and take their time looking and trying all the activities that are available. The lightening show was amazing and if your children like to...More

1  Thank kiwiinus1
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Scienceworks illustrates and demonstrates, science at levels suitable for a huge age span. What is a pretty pattern for a toddler teaches a adult the behavior of a black hole. Full of working models, interactive displays and events there is something for everyone. The Planetarium...More

1  Thank RichardK2655
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

One more visit to scienceworks with lots of fun and learning. This time we watched ‘odessey into space’ and lightning show and both were fun. I believe its fun for kids and adults alike. Take kids during school holidays and they will love it.

1  Thank thefastfurious
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26 April 2015|
Response from Beck and Steven X |
Hi Fiona, There is so much to see & do with all the lights & moving attractions as well as an area upstairs suitable for the 'little ones' that at 17 months old he/she would enjoy it. However just the very nature of the... More
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Response from swedish_au | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The best place would be kids area upstairs I think. There are a lot of tactile areas both upstairs and downstairs, so start on the ground floor and try it all. I think If you allocate an hour or so for exploring... More