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Special event

Valentine’s Day Under the Stars

Invite a loved one to celebrate Valentine’s Day with you under the stars at the Melbourne Planetarium.


Born or Built? Our Robotic Future

Closing soon! Don't miss your opportunity these school holidays to explore our robotic future at this exciting, immersive exhibition before it finishes on 30 January.

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Summer Holiday Program

Brighten up your Summer at Scienceworks by exploring the science of water these holidays.

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Fulldome Flicks

Fulldome movies for all the family at the Planetarium this summer. Dinosaurs at Dusk is screening in January and Ningaloo is screening in February.

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Special event

Little Kids' Week In – Let's Party!

Calling all budding explorers, adventurers and scientists – it’s time to party!

Planetarium Nights
PlanetariumFriday nights

Planetarium Nights

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

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The Water Hunt

Challenge yourself to help Wanda the Water droplet in the Water Hunt all around Scienceworks.

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Tricky Sticky Water!

See how water can do some amazing tricks in our free science show Tricky Sticky Water!


Tycho Goes to Mars

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


Lights, Energy, Action!

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

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Solar System Odyssey

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

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

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Uncover the mysteries of the stars in this Planetarium show.

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.



Stretch your mind and your muscles.

Entrance to Think Ahead

Think Ahead

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

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Pumping Station tours

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

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Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together

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

Planet in space

Ticket to the Universe

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

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!

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Black Holes

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

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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