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2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015
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These school holidays Scienceworks celebrates all things engineering!

Have you wondered how bridges stay up? How skyscrapers get so tall? How construction cranes lift? All of these accomplishments are because of the work of engineers.

With the help of friendly Scienceworks staff and volunteers you can join in heaps of different engineering activities these school holidays.

Engineering Challenge

Suitable for ages 6+

Use your ingenuity and creativity to combine gears, levers, pipes; all the tools of the engineering trade to solve a simple task.

Engineering Play Space

Suitable for ages 2-5

Tinker with contraptions and constructions in this play-based space especially designed to delight and inspire 2-5 year olds. Check out our fun engineering dress ups fo you can look the part in costumes and safety gear!

You can also discover the work of engineers in the free Collection Store and Pumping Station tours, and of electrical engineers in the electrifying Lightning Room!