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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

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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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Little Kids' Day In: Dino Day!

Celebrate Children’s Week with Dino Day, full of fun dinosaur-themed activities designed for a roaring good time!

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Illuminate your eyes, ears and mind.

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Robotica 2017

From the state-of-the art to the cool and the quirky, Robotica celebrates all kinds of robotics and automation.

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Above and Beyond

Discover the story of flight from the earliest dreams of flying to the jet engines of today.

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Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen

Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology

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Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together

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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Two women using a computer tablet to program robots

Beginners Robotics for Adults

Discover how to program robots in this beginner workshop for adults, zero experience required.

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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Little Sparks

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

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