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Opening Hours

Scienceworks is closed as of
Monday, 16 March. 
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Where to find us

2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015


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Scienceworks at Home

While Scienceworks’ doors might be closed, there’s still a whole lot of magic (& science!) going on. We've curated our best online content for you to enjoy from the couch.

Field site, Camp Cooinda Burrong, Grampians National Park.

Climate change, sustainability and bushfire response

Following this summer’s unprecedented bushfires, Museums Victoria has begun directing its expertise, research and collections towards supporting recovery and sustainability efforts.

Children attend the Air Playground exhibition at Scienceworks.

Air Playground

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

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Children dancing

Little Kids’ Day In – Messy Play

Enjoy a day of messy play without the school groups! In partnership with Playgroup Victoria.

Great Melbourne Telescope at the Melbourne Observatory, 1880’s

Great Melbourne Telescope Restoration

Watch the reconstruction of the iconic Great Melbourne Telescope as it celebrates its 150th anniversary.

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Lunar Base landscape

Moonbase ONE

Come on an amazing adventure as we strive to understand our magnificent neighbour the Moon.

Beyond Perception

Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen

Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology.

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Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together

Get ready to build your curiosity! An exhibition for babies to 5-year-olds.

A lightning strike illuminates the sky near the Thevenard silos at Ceduna, South Australia.

Bolt from the Blue

Explore the remarkable properties and mysteries of lightning.


Little Kids’ Day In

Enjoy a day of fun and play-based learning activities without the school groups!

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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.