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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

What's on

Space with stars visible and a nebula – clouds of colourful gas

Discover the Night Sky

Enjoy a special evening with the stars at the Melbourne Planetarium with Museums Victoria’s resident astronomer Dr Tanya Hill. 

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Child looking at light images


Illuminate your eyes, ears and mind.

Girl playing with contraption wall

Little Kids’ Day In: Let’s Party!

Join in the celebrations as Scienceworks farewells its much loved Nitty Gritty Super City exhibition.

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Five Sphero toys plugged in ready for a Robotics Workshop, Scienceworks

Sphero Rollbot Workshop

Get rolling with Sphero robots in this introductory workshop.

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Children with lego model of a city
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Nitty Gritty Super City

In this mini-metropolis, the kids build and run the city.

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Listening to the Universe

Answer the call of the Universe – discover the science, stories and poetry of the stars.

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A boy sits on the floor with his family during a science show

Lego robotics workshop

Working in pairs, get hands on with robots in this intensive workshop

A laser bouncing down a perspex rod illustrating the total internal reflection of light

Lights, Mirrors, Action!

Learn about light! Bounce lasers off mirrors to hit a target in this hands-on activity for the best and brightest.

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Girl playing musical instrument

Little Sparks

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

A diagonal stripe of light on a black background

AstroLight Festival

An evening of activities, talks, performances and activities celebrating astronomy and light.

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Detail of LightTime installation

What’s On at Museums Victoria

Download our quarterly What’s On brochure and discover the amazing exhibitions, programs and experiences on offer across all our venues!