Questacon, Canberra

#1 of 71 in Childrens Museums in Australia
Science Museum · Museum
Australia might be best known for its exotic wildlife and beautiful landscapes, but you can explore its more scientific and technological side at Questacon. More than 200 interactive exhibits show you physics, chemistry, and engineering in action. Discover how a whirlwind of air and mist make things move at the Jellyfish Vortex. Test your response to visual stimuli and your hand-eye coordination at Batak. Although the museum aims most of its exhibits at kids, it entertains and educates visitors of all ages. Before you head to Canberra, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Canberra trip itinerary builder tool, to make sure you see all that Canberra has to offer, including Questacon.
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  • Heads up - you need a booking and get in quick in school holidays as the spots go very quickly. We were lucky enough to find some tickets due to a cancellation 2 weeks before we went. Overall a...  more »
  • Due to covid restrictions we were unable to visit this weekend, we tried for a few weeks to book but long weekend was booked out, this is not a complaint just a heads up to people wanting to visit...  more »
  • I really wanted to revisit this place again after my botched visit in primary school I’m glad I got to do it in my own time It was great fun
  • Questacon has always been one of my favourite places to visit in Canberra. However, there have been very few updates over the years. Given the entry fees, it's starting to look tired.

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