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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

Two girls making a light-up card with a Scienceworks' staff member in Test Lab.

Test Lab

Don't miss Test Lab a temporary, pop-up, making and tinkering experience for older kids, with drop-in tinkering, bookable workshops and a new Thursday Makers Club.

A girl wearing a red painting smock showing her paint-stained hands to the camera

Little Kids' Day In

Rain, Hail or Shine! A fun day for kids aged 5 and under, their parents and carers.

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Entrance to Think Ahead

Think Ahead

What will the future be like?

Stars in the night sky

Capturing the Cosmos

All-sky astronomy is a new way of looking at the sky to better understand our Universe!

A man stands looking up at the night sky

A Night of Awe and Wonder

Gain a new perspective & reclaim your sense of awe & wonder with astronomer Dr Tanya Hill & philosopher Dr Patrick Stokes.

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In a dark room, several sparks of bright electricity strike several objects.

Lightning Room Revealed

A special look behind-the-scenes of Scienceworks’ electrifying Lightning Room shows.



Freewheeling explores the story of over 140 years of cycling in Australia.

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Children with lego model of a city

Nitty Gritty Super City

In this mini-metropolis, the kids build and run the city.


Tools of Trade Installation

Artist Jason Waterhouse transforms industrial and everyday hand and power tools in a new installation for the Scienceworks Collection Store.

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four men in front of a pumping engine

Pumping Station tours

A tour filled with stories of old Melbourne and Victorian engineering feats.


Museum Members

Make wonder a part of every visit.  Join Museum Members.