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Enlighten 2017

See Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre in a different light this autumn when the Enlighten Festival comes back to Canberra from Friday 3 to Sunday 12 March 2017.

Come and witness our Questacon Excited Particles: The Best Of shows while you enjoy some of our enchanting Flashing Fairy Floss, or sit back with one of the Mega Bites Café’s delicious picnic hampers and watch the Questacon building change into an electric canvas with captivating architectural projections running every night from 8 pm.

There is plenty to do and see for everyone including Beginner and Intermediate Night Photography Workshops and Pure ImaGINation: The Science of Gin classes for those seeking a little extra indulgence.

Don’t wait too long as tickets will sell out soon! 

Enlighten Events @ Questacon

Floodlights projected into the sky.


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


This adults only (18+) event features artisan gin created with rich aroma derived from botanical extracts.

The Q Shop will be offering fabulous flashing fairy floss most nights during Enlighten 2017.

The Questacon Excited Particles will be bringing out all of their favourite mind boggling and explosive demonstrations.

Grab a picnic pack from Mega Bites Café at Questacon and enjoy dinner with a unique perspective of Enlighten 2017.