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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


Three paper aeroplanes fly amongst bubbles on a light blue background. There is a pink arch with clouds inside it.
Science is in the air

Air Playground

Prepare to be blown away by this playful journey through six breezy worlds each exploring different concepts of air.

A boy playing with a brightly coloured parachute
Science is in the air

Inflatable Adventure

Bounce, push, squeeze and play with air on our giant inflatable sculpture this summer!

Performer holding a drum with smoke coming from it. The audience is in the background
Science is in the air

Little Kids' Week In: Air Play

Breathe easy at Scienceworks for Little Kids’ Week In, with five whole days celebrating the very air around you

Man with a large bubble. A group of parents and children looking on
Science is in the air

Bubble Mania!

Be amazed as we blow spectacular giant bubble creations across the arena. How many can you pop?

DJ at Scienceworks

Party Beyond x Due West

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

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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.

Children roaring next to a large model of a fossil dinosaur jaws.

Little Kids’ Day In: Dino Day

Enjoy a day full of fun dinosaur-themed activities designed for a roaring good time!

People view a planetarium show

Holst's ‘The Planets’

Join the Westgate Concert Band live in the Melbourne Planetarium as they  perform Holst’s ‘The Planets’.

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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.

Child playing with perspex blocks

Museum Members Summer Party

It’s time to celebrate all things summer, members and museums!

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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.