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Band on stage with pink and purple lights

Sync

Adventure into unseen worlds at Sync; an all-ages event specifically designed to blow. Your. Mind!

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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
Children holding a colourful parachute at Little Kids' Day In at Scienceworks, June 2017

Little Kids' Day In: A Grand Adventure

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

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Lunar Base landscape

Moonbase ONE

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

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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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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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Lego Robotics and Coding Workshop

Lego robotics and coding workshop

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

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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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Little Kids' Day In

Little Kids' Day In: First Peoples

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

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Extreme Science

Footsteps on the Moon

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing.

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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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Particle / Wave

Particle/Wave

An immersive multimedia experience in the planetarium dome.

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Gold

National Science Week

Join us in exploring the limits of space and time!

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Horizon

MIFF – Fulldome Showcases

The Melbourne Planetarium presents two unique fulldome showcases as part of the 2019 Melbourne International Film Festival.

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Photograph of the Sun

Cub Scout Astronomers

A specifically tailored evening for Cub Scouts to help obtain the Level 1 Space Badge.

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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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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.

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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.

exhibition
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.

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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.

Planetarium
Large pump at Spotwood Pumping Station

Cub Scout Engineers

A program designed for Cub Scouts to achieve the Level 1 Engineering Badge with a visit to Scienceworks.

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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.

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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!

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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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