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School holiday activities



2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015
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Back by popular demand – air-filled fun at Scienceworks!

School holidays are a breeze at Scienceworks as we’re celebrating the air around us. Float on in to discover the surprising ways that air can be pushed, squished and make things move with activities, shows and interactives. Bouncing, bubbles, blowers—we’ll have it all. Science is in the air!

Air Playground at Scienceworks

Air Playground

10am–4.30pm daily
Additional to Scienceworks entry
Member $7, Adult/Concession/Child $9

Get pumped for a fun-filled exploration of our most precious resource – air. Journey through an immersive and buoyant experience, and experiment with the weird, squishy, powerful and elusive properties of air.

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

Photo: Joel Checkley

Blown Away

12pm daily, 28 March–13 April
Included with entry to Scienceworks

Learn about the invisible stuff all around us and the amazing effect it has on our world. We’ll explore fun properties of air by firing canons, squishing and expanding air in this free 20 minute show.

Man with a large bubble. A group of parents and children looking on


28 March–13 April
Included with entry to Scienceworks

You’ll be entranced as we fill the air with colour as huge bubbles drift across the arena in our free 10 minute shows.

Child play on a inflatable playground

Photo: Tiny Empire Collective

Inflatable Adventure

12pm-4pm daily
30 March–13 April

Bounce, push, squeeze and play with air on our giant inflatable sculpture. The inflatable is included with entry to Air Playground, our easy breezy exhibition for families. Please note that the Inflatable Adventure will not be running on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March.

Why not make a day of it? Check out the awesome Lightning Room shows and magnificent Planetarium shows available daily during this autumn holidays!