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What's On

Wednesday

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    Answer the call of the wild and compete in the ultimate game of survival.

    A man point into the air, with a large screen of dinosaurs behind him.
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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.
  • What goes into restoring a pre-1930 vehicle? Find out in this seminar from a group who did Steampunk before it was cool, part of the Torque: Revolving Ideas series.

    Vintage car

Thursday

Friday

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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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    Questacon's armchair arachnologist talks about Australia’s beautiful spiders.

    A close up of a spider's head.
  • Questacon explores the science behind the six-pack in this adults-only exploration of the amber ale.

    Please note: This event is sold out

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    Beer in several flasks
  • Want to take your photographic skills to the next level? Register now for Questacon’s night photography workshop.

    Please note: This event is sold out.

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    Floodlights projected into the sky.
  • Join our in house theatre troupe, the Questacon Excited Particles, as they explore the properties of colour and light in this free show.

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    A man mixes colours

Saturday

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    Science under pressure. The ecology and exploration of our planet’s oceans.

    A deep sea diver standing next to a large angler fish with large sharp fish.
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    All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

    A woman with glasses making a funny face.
  • Get ready to experience the adrenalin pumping thrill of laser tag at Questacon!

    Please Note: This event is sold out.

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    A stylised image of a laser tag battle
  • Want to take your photographic skills to the next level? Register now for Questacon’s night photography workshop.

    Please note: This event is sold out.

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    Floodlights projecting into the night sky with a light painted wave in the foreground

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VISITING

King Edward Terrace,
Canberra ACT 2600

Open daily 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
(Closed 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
  • MembersUnlimited
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