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Tuesday

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    Travel back in time with Mutty the Muttaburrasaur to prehistoric Australia as he goes in search of the Lizard of Oz. Roar with the herd, meet Australia's giants, follow the yellow muddy siltstone road. It's an Australian based, fun filled dino-extravaganza as we learn 'witch' dinosaur to avoid.

    two dinosaur puppets.
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    It’s a veritable feast of teeth, talons, tonsils and terror. Find out about the largest and meanest predators of yesterday and today.

    The head of a large polar bear.
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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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    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.

Wednesday

  • Celebrate 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies by visiting Questacon’s Q Lab!

    Light bulb glowing
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    Do yourself a flavour. Hang with your buds in this exploration of taste.

    A man dressed as a chef holding a mixing bowl in one hand, an egg beater in the other, and poking his tongue out.
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    Travel back in time with Mutty the Muttaburrasaur to prehistoric Australia as he goes in search of the Lizard of Oz. Roar with the herd, meet Australia's giants, follow the yellow muddy siltstone road. It's an Australian based, fun filled dino-extravaganza as we learn 'witch' dinosaur to avoid.

    two dinosaur puppets.
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    Questacon's amateur herpetologist, explores the fascinating world of snakes.

    A man speaking in front of a large screen that has a picture of a snake on it.
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    The science of the humble balloon. Come on a journey and go completely balloonatic.

    A man wearing overalls and a old leather flying cap with balloons around his head.
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    Our universe is incredible—but just how do we explore it?

    An astronaut in space.

Thursday

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    Discover the science behind crashes and collisions. Sir Isaac Newton wouldn't know what hit him!

    A woman in overalls, wearing a safely crash cap and holding a plush toy cow.
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    Travel back in time with Mutty the Muttaburrasaur to prehistoric Australia as he goes in search of the Lizard of Oz. Roar with the herd, meet Australia's giants, follow the yellow muddy siltstone road. It's an Australian based, fun filled dino-extravaganza as we learn 'witch' dinosaur to avoid.

    two dinosaur puppets.
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    All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

    A man with his hands in the air in front of a large screen with various photos of dinosaurs.
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    The science of the humble balloon. Come on a journey and go completely balloonatic.

    A man wearing overalls and a old leather flying cap with balloons around his head.
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    Questacon's armchair entomologist talks about insects, the masters of the earth.

    A woman with a stick insect sitting on her forehead.

Friday

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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.
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    Travel back in time with Mutty the Muttaburrasaur to prehistoric Australia as he goes in search of the Lizard of Oz. Roar with the herd, meet Australia's giants, follow the yellow muddy siltstone road. It's an Australian based, fun filled dino-extravaganza as we learn 'witch' dinosaur to avoid.

    two dinosaur puppets.
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    Questacon's amateur herpetologist, explores the fascinating world of snakes.

    A man speaking in front of a large screen that has a picture of a snake on it.
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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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    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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Open daily 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Includes holidays (except 25 December)

ADMISSIONS

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