An evening of talks, performances and activities celebrating astronomy and light.
Illuminate your eyes, ears and mind.
Discover the story of flight from the earliest dreams of flying to the jet engines of today.
Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology
An exclusive evening with your chance to meet an astronaut and a cosmonaut.
Enjoy the holidays with a range of hands-on, creative and immersive activities and tours.
Be boggled by tricks of light in this free 20 minute show that has to be seen to be believed!
In this mini-metropolis, the kids build and run the city.
Get ready to build your curiosity! A brand new exhibition for babies to 5 year olds.
Celebrate Children’s Week with Dino Day, full of fun dinosaur-themed activities designed for a roaring good time!
Roll on up to test out our Rollbots!
Get rolling with Sphero robots in this introductory workshop.
Inspire your little learner to think big in these early years STEM workshops.
Bring a sense of wonder to an after-hours event series for thinkers, makers, stargazers and creators.
Australian premiere of mind-altering fulldome film Remote Sense by Jonny Knox, in partnership with the Environmental Film Festival Australia.
From the state-of-the art to the cool and the quirky, Robotica celebrates all kinds of robotics and automation.
Discover the power of LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 robots and coding in this introductory workshop.
Join primary and secondary school teams as they race their vehicles to see who is the 'fastest under the sun'.
Scienceworks hosts the best of The Laborastory 2017, a night where science meets storytelling in the surrounds of our fulldome planetarium.
Working in pairs, get hands on with robots in this intensive workshop
Get immersed in an active day of play-based activities and storytelling.
Stretch your mind and your muscles.
A tour filled with stories of old Melbourne and Victorian engineering feats.
See highlights from our historic collection and discover some of Melbourne’s fascinating past.
Join Jack Larson on a wild ride through our Solar System as he searches for a new world to call home.
Sessions during school hours may include school groups.
Uncover the mysteries of the stars in this Planetarium show.
Meet Tycho, a dog who doesn’t just howl at the Moon, but wants to go there.
Imagine a place where time stands still and the known laws of physics don’t apply.
Take a trip to the far reaches of space, with our Scienceworks presenters as your tour guide.
What will the future be like?
A dramatic and different way of looking at our climate.
All-sky astronomy is a new way of looking at the sky to better understand our Universe – and it's happening in Australia!
From blue jets to red sprites, anvil lightning to St Elmo’s Fire, explore the remarkable properties and mysteries of lightning.
When is a planet not a planet?
A new way – the oldest way – of looking at the night sky.
When the seasons go crazy Annie and Max must set things right and discover a new angle on the world.
Experience the Planetarium after hours for an evening of fully immersive cinema in our new event series especially for adults
Coral Rekindling Venus: An extraordinary journey into the mysterious realm of life under the sea.