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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

Detail of LightTime installation


Illuminate your eyes, ears and mind.

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Boy and girl playing with the spinning top interactive

School holiday activities

Enjoy the holidays with a range of hands-on, creative and immersive activities and tours.


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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Laser Maze and Forest

Make your way through our amazing laser maze and explore the mysterious laser forest with fun for all ages these holidays.

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Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow), Rio de Janeiro

Museum of Tomorrow

A rare opportunity to hear from leaders of Rio de Janeiro’s new museum, which puts forward one of the planet’s most powerful arguments for sustainability.

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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Church of the Good Shepherd under the Milky Way

Winning Sky Photos

Winning Sky Photos is an exhibition of the top entries from the 2016 David Malin Awards astrophotography competition.

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A young boy stands smiling in a playground with a group of children sitting behind

Little Kids' Day In: First Peoples

Partnering with SNAICC, Scienceworks celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day.

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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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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!