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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

An image of space with stars visible and a nebula – clouds of colourful gas

Discover the Night Sky

Uncover the wonders of the universe with a series of astronomy classes in August.

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Star trails time lapse

AstroLight Festival

Astronauts and earthlings, experts and amateurs, family and friends unite for a night starring astronomy and light.

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Exterior of a building with a sign

Open House Melbourne

The Spotswood Pumping Station will be open for behind the scenes tours during Open House Melbourne.

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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, 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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Acclaimed digital artist Android Jones presents Samskara

Fulldome Showcase 1

Jaw-dropping screenings at the Melbourne Planetarium as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF).

Wade Sylvester presents Waiting Far Away

Fulldome Showcase 2

Jaw-dropping screenings at the Melbourne Planetarium as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF).

Jonti Horner standing in front of an image of Jupiter’s icy satellite Europe, one of the locations in the Solar System that might be a potential target in the search for life in coming decades.

Exoplanets & Life Elsewhere with Jonti Horner

Join astrobiologist Jonti Horner to hear about the exciting search for exoplanets – planets orbiting other stars – and life elsewhere.


Basic Robotics Workshops

Get hands-on with robots in this intensive workshop, exclusive to Museum Members!

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Advanced Robotics Workshops

Delve deep into LEGO® Mindstorms® in this intensive workshop - exclusive to Museum Members!

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Museum Members

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