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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

Group of seated children and pointing

Little Kids' Day In: Movers & shakers

Get fresh, twist & sprout!  Explore healthy living with a feast of performances and active play.  

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

Discover the Night Sky

Take your seat at the centre of the Universe for illuminating astronomy classes presented live in the dome, exploring different features of Melbourne's night sky and the incredible wonders of the cosmos. 

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Two children steering a ship in an exhibition

Little Sparks

An early years STEM workshop to inspire your little learner to think big.

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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Listening to the Universe

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

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Black and white image of a woman's head and shoulders repeated in a circle in the centre of the frame


Bring a sense of wonder to an after-hours event series for thinkers, makers, stargazers and creators.

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Sphero Rollbot Workshop

Working in pairs, get hands on with Sphero® robots in this intensive workshop

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Four children gathered around a pegboard using pipes and channels to build a marble machine at Scienceworks.

The Incredible Marble Machine

Roll, tumble, loop, jump. What kooky machine will you create to get your marble from the top to the bottom?

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Girl and woman

Lego robotics and coding workshop

Delve deep into LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 robots in this intensive workshop.

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A boy sits on the floor with his family during a science show

Lego robotics workshop

Working in pairs, get hands on with robots in this intensive workshop.

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