Pause video

What's on

When

Topic

Who

What

A girl wearing a red pinafore with hair blowing back
Science is in the air

Air Playground

Prepare to be blown away by this playful journey through six breezy worlds each exploring different concepts of air.

exhibition Until
Man with a large bubble. A group of parents and children looking on
Science is in the air

Bubble Mania!

Be amazed as we blow spectacular giant bubble creations across the arena. How many can you pop?

show Until
Woman using a garden blower to hold a ball in the air

Summer holiday activities

Science is in the air this summer with the arrival of our new Air Playground exhibition.

activity Until
Presenter demonstrating air pressure by sending out a fog ring in an air cannon towards an audience

Blown Away!

Be blown away by our epic air experiments in a 20-minute live show.

show Until
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.

display Until

STEM Videogame Arcade

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

exhibition Until

Deakin Food Futures

Deakin Food Futures citizen science pop-up will be at Scienceworks to tickle your tastebuds during the summer school holidays.

activity
Lunar Base landscape

Moonbase ONE

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

Planetarium
Beyond Perception

Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen

Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology.

exhibition
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.

exhibition
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.

show
Entrance to Think Ahead

Think Ahead

What will the future be like?

exhibition
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.

Planetarium
Disk with jet

Black Holes

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

Planetarium