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Opening Hours

Daily 10am–4.30pm
Closed Good Friday
and Christmas Day

Where to find us

2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015


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Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together

Get ready to build your curiosity! A brand new exhibition for babies to 5-year-olds.

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Midnight Moon

Join us at Melbourne Planetarium to experience this grand astronomical event and be guided on your journey by astronomer Dr Tanya Hill.

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Programs officer Paul Smith holding a container filled with clear glass beads and water as part of the Light Science Show in the Ampitheatre during the Spring School Holiday Program at Scienceworks.

School holiday activities

Enjoy the holidays with a range of hands-on, creative and immersive activities and tours.

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Little Kids' Day In: Deep Sea Disco

Discover light and colour under the deep, dark sea at our next Little Kids' Day In on Monday 5 February.

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Planetarium Nights

Planetarium Nights

Experience the Planetarium after hours for an evening of fully immersive cinema in our new event series especially for adults.

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Sanbot Robot

Name our Robot and Win!

We're asking for all robot fans to help name the newest member of our AI family. 

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Bring a sense of wonder to an after-hours event series for thinkers, makers, stargazers and creators.

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Illuminate your eyes, ears and mind.

Visitors participating in Droid Disco activities at Robotica in Scienceworks.

Museum Members Summer Party

It's that time of year again – it's Museum Members Summer Party time!

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Yuri's Night

Launch yourself into a night of discovery with DJs, drinks and space exploration.

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Join & support

Become a member, make a donation or volunteer at our museums!