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Lego robot next to an ipad with a hand about to touch the screen

School holiday activities

Come and explore how robots may change your everyday life!

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Rolling spider minidrone

Robots Redefined

Learn about robots in this entertaining live show.

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Child dancing

Little Kids' Day In

Deep Sea Disco: a fun day for kids aged 5 and under, their parents and carers.

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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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A sphero robot moving through a short tunnel

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!

Planetarium
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.

tour
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.

Planetarium
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.

Planetarium

Our Living Climate

A dramatic and different way of looking at our climate.

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