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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

Featured

Beyond Perception

Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen

Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology.

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Child between a man and a woman using an exhibition interactive

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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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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Earthlight: Spacewalk

Be immersed in an authentic experience of space with the virtual reality game Earthlight: Spacewalk.

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Susan Bamford-Caleo watching two girls play music with the Federation Handbells at Little Kids Day In at Scienceworks.

Little Kids' Day In – Let's Get Musical!

We're celebrating Children's Week with a day full of live music and performances, a cacophony of instruments and getting groovy with an exploration of beats, rhythm and melody!

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Museum members participating in the Robots workshop.

Weekend Workshops

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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Duane Hamacher sits atop a cliff looking into the night sky.

Discover the Night Sky

Explore the wonders of the Universe in the Melbourne Planetarium with expert astronomers.

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Gattaca

SCI-FI[LM]: Gattaca

What is perfection? Join us for a special screening of the film Gattaca, as well as an expert talk, telescope viewing and Tesla Coil activation!

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STEM Video Game Arcade

Play the winning games from the annual national Australian STEM Video Games Challenge in an arcade!

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A close up view of the moon sculpture, showing craters and other geological features present on the moon surface.

Museum of the Moon

Bathe in moonlight and deepen your connection to Earth's natural satellite.

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Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

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