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Lego figure - fireman with axe

Brickman Cities

Brickman Cities powered by LEGO® CITY, is the latest creation by the LEGO® Masters judge, Brickman and is coming to Melbourne!

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A child wearing a hard hat in an engineering play space

School holiday activities

Explore the engineering of buildig bridges at Scienceworks these spring school holidays!

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Planetarium Nights

Planetarium Nights

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

Planetarium
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).

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Ariel view of people dancing near a DJ table

Party Beyond x Due West

Party Beyond returns to Scienceworks on 16 November with another stellar local lineup!

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Early years STEM workshops at Scienceworks.

Little Sparks

Inspire your little learner to think big in these early years STEM workshops.

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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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Seniors Festival: Robotics for Beginners

Discover how to program robots in these beginner workshops for seniors.

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Young children dance in colourful clothes.

Little Kids’ Day In: Move Your Body

Celebrate National Children's Week with energetic performances, funky dance moves, play-based activities.

special event

Members Masterclass: Solids, Liquids, Gasses and all things in between

Explore slime the science way and make your own slimy masterpiece!

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Students prepare for their solar powered boat race

Victorian Model Solar Vehicle Challenge

See solar powered cars and boats built by students race around the arena in this exciting grand finale!

special event

STEM Videogame Arcade

Play award winning games by Australia’s emerging designers in the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

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Journey to Pluto

Spend an Evening with Alice Bowman, NASA New Horizons Mission Operations Manager, in conversation with Emmy award-winning journalist Sara James.

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Lunar Base landscape

Moonbase ONE

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

Planetarium
Lego Robotics and Coding Workshop

Lego robotics and coding workshop

Discover the power of LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 robots and coding in this introductory workshop.

workshop
A person’s finger is about to touch a piece of dry alphabet soup. The alphabet soup pieces are connected by wires to a Makey Makey electronic board. The letters spell out “I luv makey makey

Makey Makey workshop

Make and create with Makey Makey® in this introductory workshop.

workshop
Beyond Perception

Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen

Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology.

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Child between a man and a woman using an exhibition interactive

Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together

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

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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.

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Child playing with blocks

Little Kids' Day In

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

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Entrance to Think Ahead

Think Ahead

What will the future be like?

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Two girls using the Cathy Freeman interactive In Sportworks

Sportsworks

Stretch your mind and your muscles.

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four men in front of a pumping engine

Pumping Station tours

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

tour
1950s powerboat in the museum's collection store

Collection Store tours

See highlights from our historic collection and discover some of Melbourne’s fascinating past.

tour
screenshot from Solar System Odyssey

Solar System Odyssey

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

Planetarium
cartoon of a dog in a kennel

Tycho to the Moon

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

Planetarium
Disk with jet

Black Holes

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

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light with movement

Starlight

Uncover the mysteries of the stars in this Planetarium show.

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girl, robot and boy

Tilt

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

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Planet in space

Ticket to the Universe

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

Planetarium
Stars in the night sky

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!

Planetarium
hand overlaid on a night sky illustration

Stories in the Stars

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

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Four avatars

The Problem with Pluto

When is a planet not a planet?

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Our Living Climate

A dramatic and different way of looking at our climate.

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