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Insect on girls' hand

Little Kids' Day In

Get immersed in the busy world of bugs through play-based activities and storytelling.

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Dwarf star surround by a gaseous planetary nebula

Cub Scout Astronomers

A specifically tailored evening for Cub Scouts to help obtain the Level 1 Space Badge.

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Industrial Pump

Cub Scout Engineers

A program designed for Cub Scouts to achieve the Level 1 Engineering Badge with a visit to Scienceworks.

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Child playing with a ball

Little Sparks

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

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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.

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Roll-bot race

Ready Steady Rollbot

Roll on up to test out our Rollbots!

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Sphero Rollbot Workshop

Working in pairs, get hands on with Sphero robots in this intensive workshop – exclusive to Museum Members!

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A lightning strike illuminates the sky near the Thevenard silos at Ceduna, South Australia.

Bolt from the Blue

From blue jets to red sprites, anvil lightning to St Elmo's Fire, explore the remarkable properties and mysteries of lightning.

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Entrance to Think Ahead

Think Ahead

What will the future be like?

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Planet in space

Ticket to the Universe

Are you ready to take a trip to the far reaches of space?

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cartoon of a dog in a kennel

Tycho to the Moon

Meet Tycho, a dog who doesn’t just howl at the Moon, but wants to go there.

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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.

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Two girls using the Cathy Freeman interactive In Sportworks

Sportsworks

Stretch your mind and your muscles.

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Disk with jet

Black Holes

Imagine a place where time stands still and the known laws of physics don’t apply.

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girl, robot and boy

Tilt

When the seasons go crazy Annie and Max must set things right and discover a new angle on the world.

Sessions during school hours may include school groups.

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screenshot from Solar System Odyssey

Solar System Odyssey

Join Jack Larson on a wild ride through our Solar System as he searches for a new world to call home.

Sessions during school hours may include school groups. 

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Four avatars

The Problem with Pluto

When is a planet not a planet?

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hand overlaid on a night sky illustration

Stories in the Stars

A new way – the oldest way – of looking at the night sky.

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Our Living Climate

A dramatic and different way of looking at our climate.

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Planets

International Day of Planetaria 2017

Join us for an out-of-this-world day on Sunday 12 March for International Day of Planetaria 2017!

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