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Opening Hours

Daily 10am–4.30pm
Closed Good Friday
and Christmas Day

Where to find us

2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015

What's on

Child looking at light images


Illuminate your eyes, ears and mind.

People enjoying a night out

Night Light

Scienceworks opens late to highlight new experience LightTime along with DJs, drinks and artist talks.

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Fulldome Showcase

Fulldome Showcase

Melbourne Planetarium's fulldome screenings are back for Melbourne International Film Festival.

Space with stars visible and a nebula – clouds of colourful gas

Discover the Night Sky

Enjoy a special evening with the stars at the Melbourne Planetarium with Museums Victoria’s resident astronomer Dr Tanya Hill. 

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Listening to the Universe

Answer the call of the Universe – discover the science, stories and poetry of the stars.

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Girl playing musical instrument

Little Sparks

Inspire your little learner to think big in these early years STEM workshops.

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2.	A young girl wearing safety goggles adjusts a box with three sticks coming out of the top and an axle and cams in the middle of the box

Young Maker Club Faire

Check out what contraptions young makers have created at Scienceworks

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1938 Engine House

Open House Melbourne

Explore the Spotswood Pumping Station, a feat of nineteenth-century engineering and icon of the West.

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Student teams watch keenly as their unique bridge design is tested

Aurecon Bridge Building Competition

Over 50 teams of year 8 and 9 students from across Victoria put their unique bridge designs to the test.

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Global Gamble production
National Science Week

Global Gamble

Take a gamble on a fast-paced and hilarious show that investigates climate change and energy efficiency.

Detail of LightTime installation

What’s On at Museums Victoria

Download our quarterly What’s On brochure and discover the amazing exhibitions, programs and experiences on offer across all our venues!