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Opening Hours

Daily 10.00am–4.30pm
Closed Good Friday
and Christmas Day

Where to find us

2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015

What's on

Girl constructing a paper automaton

School holiday activities

Help Scienceworks celebrate the launch of our brand new exhibition Freewheeling with a Spring holiday program exploring the science of movement!

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, with drop-in tinkering, bookable workshops and a new Thursday Makers Club.

A girl wearing a red painting smock showing her paint-stained hands to the camera

Little Kids' Day In

A fun day for kids aged 5 and under, their parents and carers.

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Test Lab by night: What's on the inside

Get in touch with your inner inventor at an adults-only night in Test Lab, our pop-up maker space.

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A large red fire engine parked on a green lawn, in front of the Scienceworks building The Pumping Station.

Community Safety Day

Come along and learn how emergency services and other related organisations help keep our community safe.

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truck and a car

Machines in Action Family Day

Pull on your workboots and get ready to rumble, because our historic steam engines are coming out on parade!

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Entrance to Think Ahead

Think Ahead

What will the future be like?

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!

Man with a stylus creating a digital image

Spontaneous Fantasia

Spontaneous Fantasia is a live immersive reality musical performance by international artist J-Walt.

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.


Museum Members

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