Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology.
Get ready to build your curiosity! A brand new exhibition for babies to 5-year-olds.
Experience the Planetarium after hours for an evening of fully immersive cinema in our new event series especially for adults.
Be immersed in an authentic experience of space with the virtual reality game Earthlight: Spacewalk.
We're celebrating Children's Week with a day full of live music and performances, a cacophony of instruments and getting groovy with an exploration of beats, rhythm and melody!
In pairs of one adult and one child, participants will work together to build skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).
Explore the wonders of the Universe in the Melbourne Planetarium with expert astronomers.
Join primary and secondary school teams as they race their vehicles to see who is the ‘fastest under the sun’.
What is perfection? Join us for a special screening of the film Gattaca, as well as an expert talk, telescope viewing and Tesla Coil activation!
An artistic exploration telling stories of gravitational waves through the lens of humanity.
Play the winning games from the annual national Australian STEM Video Games Challenge in an arcade!
Bathe in moonlight and deepen your connection to Earth's natural satellite.
Inspire your little learner to think big in these early years STEM workshops.
Enjoy a day of fun and play-based learning activities without the school groups!
Curious about coding? Come along to this introductory workshop!
Get rolling with Sphero robots in this introductory workshop.
Have you previously attended a Sphero® or LEGO® robotics workshop? This unguided session allows more time to tinker!
Make and create with Makey Makey® in this introductory workshop.
Discover how to program robots in this beginner workshop for adults, zero experience required.
Discover the power of LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 robots and coding in this introductory workshop.
We're inviting you, our Museum Members, to visit and peruse the Scienceworks shop in an after-hours shopping event.
Stretch your mind and your muscles.
A tour filled with stories of old Melbourne and Victorian engineering feats.
What will the future be like?
See highlights from our historic collection and discover some of Melbourne’s fascinating past.
Explore the remarkable properties and mysteries of lightning.
Join Jack Larson on a wild ride through our Solar System as he searches for a new world to call home.
Meet Tycho, a dog who doesn’t just howl at the Moon, but wants to go there.
Take a trip to the far reaches of space, with our Scienceworks presenters as your tour guide.
When the seasons go crazy Annie and Max must set things right and discover a new angle on the world.
All-sky astronomy is a new way of looking at the sky to better understand our Universe – and it's happening in Australia!
Uncover the mysteries of the stars in this Planetarium show.
A new way – the oldest way – of looking at the night sky.
Imagine a place where time stands still and the known laws of physics don’t apply.
When is a planet not a planet?
A dramatic and different way of looking at our climate.