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Amphitheatre smoke cannon.

School holiday activities

Summer school holiday activities at Scienceworks

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A close up view of the moon sculpture, showing craters and other geological features present on the moon surface.

Museum of the Moon

Bathe in moonlight and deepen your connection to Earth's natural satellite.

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Two astronauts navigate the moon’s surface with a view of planet earth over the moon’s horizon. One astronaut view the earth through a tablet device.

Earthlight: Lunar Hub

Explore the surface of the moon and a space station in a collaborative, uplifting virtual reality experience Earthlight: Lunar Hub.

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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
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 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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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
light with movement

Starlight

Uncover the mysteries of the stars in this Planetarium show.

Planetarium