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Scienceworks is located just 5 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD.


Open daily 10am – 4:30pm
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.

  Adult Child (to 16 years) Concession*
Scienceworks only $14 Free Free
Optional extras
Planetarium Show $6 $6 $6
Lightning Room Show $6 $6 $6
Planetarium + Lightning Room $10 $10 $10
  Adult Child (to 16 years) Concession*
Scienceworks only Free Free Free
Optional Extras
Planetarium Show $4 $4 $4
Lightning Room Show $4 $4 $4
Planetarium + Lightning Room $6 $6 $6

Save time - buy your tickets online. Join Museum Members to receive free general entry and discounted entry to optional extras.

See What's On for further details.

* Accepted concession cards are: Carer Card, Health Care Card, Pension Card, Student Card (Australian and International), Veterans Affairs Card, and all government-issued Seniors Cards (Australian and International). Photo ID is required for all concession entry.

Companion Card holders can bring their attendant free of charge.


View a list of accessible facilities at Scienceworks.


The café is open from 10:00am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday, 10:00am – 4:30pm on weekends and public holidays.

Scienceworks Shop
Scienceworks Shop

Visit the Scienceworks Shop for an extensive selection of unique and educational books, gifts, souvenirs and toys.


To help plan your visit, a map of Scienceworks (PDF, 65 KB) shows the location of the main exhibition galleries and facilities.

Car Park
Car Park

Car parking at Scienceworks is $3 per car per day.  Payment can be made by coin or credit card.  Alternatively you can pay-by-phone.  To register for pay-by-phone go to PayStay. The parking fee raises funds to support the ongoing exhibitions, collections and research activities at Museum Victoria.


Conditions of entry

By entering Scienceworks, you agree to be bound to these conditions of entry.

Supervision of children

Children under 12 years of age must be supervised by an adult 17 years or older.

Filming and photography

Non-commercial filming and photography is permitted in the museum except where signs specifically prohibit it. Commercial filming and photography is permitted by prior arrangement only. 


Visitors must abide by warnings and instructions. For safety, footwear must be worn at all times. Please ensure that personal items are not left unattended. Museum Victoria will not be liable for lost or stolen property. Museum management reserves the right to refuse entry, to remove any person from the site and to inspect bags.

Smoking, eating and drinking

Scienceworks is smoke-free. Food and drink must only be consumed in designated food areas.


Street address:
Scienceworks and Melbourne Planetarium
2 Booker St
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015 

Postal address:
PO Box 666
Melbourne VIC 3001


Bookings & Enquiries 13 11 02 (Victoria only)

03 9392 4800 (Australia-wide)
+61 3 9392 4800 (International)

For group booking: 03 9392 4819

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