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    Dr Blashtov will attempt to launch 10 rockets in 30 minutes. The Excited Particles take no responsibility for the accidental launch of children during this show.

    A picture of a man's head.
  • Hands on science programme for little scientists.
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    Levers, pulleys, jets and wheels. Find out how you can —  Move It!

    A man pulling on a wooden pole that has a series of ropes and pulleys attached.


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    Join us for a graphic look at the science of mummification. This is not one for the squeamish.

    A woman looking up and smiling.
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    Join us for an in-depth look at Nikola Tesla, the electrical genius who invented the 20th Century.

    A man with a surprised look on his face, and his hair standing up on end.
  • Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

    A man smiling and holding two over sized model hex nuts through his left arm.


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    The explosive science of the liquid of life—water and the Murray-Darling Basin.

    a drawing of a large fish.
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    No matter how inhospitable the environment, there is something that lives and thrives there.

    A man wearing a collared shirt is pointing and sanding in front of a screen that has a blueprint of a bug on it.

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King Edward Terrace,
Canberra ACT 2600

Open daily 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Includes holidays (except 25 December)


  • Adult$23
  • Concession$17.50
  • Child (4 - 16 years)$17.50
  • Child (Under 4 years)FREE
  • Family (2 Adults + 3 Children)$70
  • MembersUnlimited