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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.

Child jumping an inflatable bouncing structure
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?

Planetarium Nights

Planetarium Nights

Experience the Planetarium after hours for an evening of fully immersive cinema in our new event series especially for adults.

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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Two women and a child looking at an exhibition interactive

Museum Members Summer Party

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

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Woman using a garden blower to hold a ball in the air

School holiday activities

Science is in the air this summer with the arrival of our new Air Playground exhibition.

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).

Presenter demonstrating air pressure by sending out a fog ring in an air cannon towards an audience

Blown Away!

Be blown away by our epic air experiments in a 20-minute live show.


Museums Victoria Store now open online!

Shop the best of our Scienceworks range; explore the intricate workings of the human skeletal system with our anatomical skeleton kit, enjoy your coffee in astronomical style with a NASA ceramic mug, or produce perfect projects with stellar space stationary and solar system eraser sets.

Purchase before 24 December for your chance to win a $500 shopping voucher!