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SCIENCEWORKS

Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Scienceworks
2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015

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Young children dance in colourful clothes.

Little Kids’ Day In: Move Your Body

Celebrate National Children's Week with energetic performances, funky dance moves, play-based activities.

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Lunar Base landscape

Moonbase ONE

Come on an amazing adventure as we strive to understand our magnificent neighbour the Moon.

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Volunteers and staff with components of the Great Melbourne Telescope set-up at Moreland Annexe.

Great Melbourne Telescope tours

See the impressive 10m high restored telescope skeleton on display for the first time as it celebrates its 150th anniversary.

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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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Ariel view of people dancing near a DJ table

Party Beyond x Due West

Party Beyond returns to Scienceworks on 16 November with another stellar local lineup!

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Museum members participating in the Robots workshop.

STEM Sundays

In pairs of one adult and one child, participants will work together to build skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

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Early years STEM workshops at Scienceworks.

Little Sparks

Inspire your little learner to think big in these early years STEM workshops.

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Great Melbourne Telescope at the Melbourne Observatory, 1880’s

Great Melbourne Telescope Restoration

Watch the reconstruction of the iconic Great Melbourne Telescope as it celebrates its 150th anniversary.

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Students prepare for their solar powered boat race

Victorian Model Solar Vehicle Challenge

See solar powered cars and boats built by students race around the arena in this exciting grand finale!

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STEM Videogame Arcade

Play award winning games by Australia’s emerging designers in the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

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Detail of zinc etching

Acknowledgement of First Peoples

Museums Victoria acknowledges the Woi Wurrung (Wurundjeri) and Boonwurrung peoples of the eastern Kulin Nations where we work, and First Peoples language groups and communities across Victoria and Australia.

Our organisation, in partnership with the First Peoples of Victoria, is working to place First Peoples living cultures and histories at the core of our practice. Visit the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre website for more information.