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Scienceworks at Home

While Scienceworks’ doors might be closed, there’s still a whole lot of magic (& science!) going on. We've curated our best online content for you to enjoy from the couch.

Children attend the Air Playground exhibition at Scienceworks.

Air Playground

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

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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
light with movement

Starlight

Uncover the mysteries of the stars in this Planetarium show.

Planetarium