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Above and Beyond. Presented by Boeing. 25 March - 23 July 2017. Mathamazing Proudly Supported By SAMSUNG Byte-Wise Proudly supported By SAMSUNG Enlighten 2017 at Questacon. Link to activities

What's On

Wednesday

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    Water explores how we use water in our everyday life. Children will get to play with water and experiment to discover what objects sinks and what objects floats.

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    A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

    A man wearing safety glasses standing beside a cloud of gas.
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    All the facts you need to understand the mechanics of natural disasters. We look at volcanoes, earthquakes, cyclones and tsunami.

    A man and woman standing in front of a picture of a volcano.

Thursday

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    Water explores how we use water in our everyday life. Children will get to play with water and experiment to discover what objects sinks and what objects floats.

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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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    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.

Friday

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    Water explores how we use water in our everyday life. Children will get to play with water and experiment to discover what objects sinks and what objects floats.

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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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    Our universe is incredible—but just how do we explore it?

    An astronaut in space.

Saturday

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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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    Join the Questacon Roadie for a musical experience like never before.  Rock on science!

    A man and a woman both dressed in roadie gear and each holding a rolled up extension lead, and the man an additional microphone.

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VISITING

King Edward Terrace,
Canberra ACT 2600

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
  • MembersUnlimited

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