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Illuminate: How Science Comes to Light

Gather the crew and get ready for an epic interactive light adventure!

Illustration of the Pumping Station with light illuminating from the building
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Torchlight Tales

On Friday nights under torchlight the Spotswood Pumping Station comes alive with tales of the past.

Girl jumping and casting a many coloured shadow
Activity

Winter Holiday Program

Brighten up your Winter School Holidays at Scienceworks and shine a light on the wonderful world of light and colour.

Planetarium Nights
PlanetariumFriday nights

Planetarium Nights

Experience science and art in an evening of immersive cinema especially for adults.

Planetarium

Tycho Goes to Mars

Tycho is back! Everyone’s favourite cheeky dog is blasting off to discover the red planet, Mars.

Disk with jet
Planetarium

Black Holes

Imagine a place where time stands still and the known laws of physics don’t apply.

screenshot from Solar System Odyssey
Planetarium

Solar System Odyssey

Join Jack Larson on a wild ride through our Solar System as he searches for a new world to call home.

Planet in space
Planetarium

Ticket to the Universe

Take a trip to the far reaches of space, with our Scienceworks presenters as your tour guide.

Show

Lights, Energy, Action!

Our brand-new Lightning Room Game Show explores all things energy through three rounds of electrifying demonstrations.

Beyond Perception
Exhibition

Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen

Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology.

Exhibition

Sportsworks

Stretch your mind and your muscles.

Entrance to Think Ahead
Exhibition

Think Ahead

What will the future be like? Think Ahead imagines how advances in science will change the way we live.

four men in front of a pumping engine
Tour

Pumping Station tours

A tour filled with stories of old Melbourne and Victorian engineering feats.

1950s powerboat in the museum's collection store
Tour

Collection Store tours

Resuming from Saturday 9 April: see highlights from our historic collection and discover some of Melbourne's fascinating past.

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Exhibition

Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together

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

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Little Kids’ Day In

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

girl, robot and boy
PlanetariumNo upcoming sessions

Tilt

When the seasons go crazy Annie and Max must set things right and discover a new angle on the world.

light with movement
Planetarium

Starlight

Uncover the mysteries of the stars in this Planetarium show.

Lunar Base landscape
Planetarium

Moonbase ONE

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

Stars in the night sky
PlanetariumNo upcoming sessions

Capturing the Cosmos

All-sky astronomy is a new way of looking at the sky to better understand our Universe – and it's happening in Australia!

hand overlaid on a night sky illustration
PlanetariumNo upcoming sessions

Stories in the Stars

A new way – the oldest way – of looking at the night sky.

PlanetariumNo upcoming sessions

Our Living Climate

A dramatic and different way of looking at our climate.

Four avatars
PlanetariumNo upcoming sessions

The Problem with Pluto

When is a planet not a planet?

cartoon of a dog in a kennel
PlanetariumNo upcoming sessions

Tycho to the Moon

Meet Tycho, a dog who doesn’t just howl at the Moon, but wants to go there.

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