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

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Very enjoyable and interactive

Visited with my 4 year old (who admittedly is very curious and engaged) and really enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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“science works”(36 reviews)
“school holidays”(43 reviews)
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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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

Thank kiwiinus1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Children enjoyed the interactive elements. Explored the main sections included in the general admission in a couple of hours. Some interesting things to look at and do. Not comparable to Questacon though and I’d expected more from this centre. Exhibits seemed close together and it...More

Thank JemimaExplores
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fun and fascinating place for kids, and adults, to learn about science! Such a great place to spend the day experiencing hands with fun activities as well as enjoy some well presented, informative shows. There is a cafe and outside play area to...More

Thank Kezzap1959
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went to Scienceworks. We haven’t been for many years and were a little disappointed that some of the activities were out of order. We remembered it to be much bigger than what it is today. It was a little difficult to...More

Thank sueycarter
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Great day out for everyone. Even though it’s out of the city it is really easy to get to by train, so no need to worry as a tourist! Only $15 for adults and free for children although the Planetarium is an additional cost but...More

Thank Andrew76259
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Well it’s been at least 10 years since I’ve been here and it’s still as exciting, fun filled and as interesting as ever. The addition of the new exhibits with some old favourites, like the lighting show, just makes this place an absolute joy. Very...More

1  Thank Stephen C
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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
5 January 2015|
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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