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Museum Entry

Entry to Scienceworks museum.

Three overlapping moons of different colours: grey, orange and red.

Midnight Moon

Join us at Melbourne Planetarium to experience this grand astronomical event and be guided on your journey by astronomer Dr Tanya Hill.

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Planetarium Nights

Planetarium Nights

Experience the Planetarium after hours for an evening of fully immersive cinema in our new event series especially for adults.

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Child looking at light images


Illuminate your eyes, ears and mind.

Visitors participating in Droid Disco activities at Robotica in Scienceworks.

Museum Members Summer Party

It's that time of year again – it's Museum Members Summer Party time!

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A starry sky at sunset

Valentine's Day under the stars

Celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a starry-eyed evening at Melbourne Planetarium.

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Five Sphero toys plugged in ready for a Robotics Workshop, Scienceworks

Sphero Rollbot Workshop

Get rolling with Sphero robots in this introductory workshop.

Two women using a computer tablet to program robots

Beginners Robotics for Adults

Discover how to program robots in this beginner workshop for adults, zero experience required.

Some students gather around a laptop computer. They have wires connected to the computer. They are using the wires by touching them with their fingers.

Coding with Scratch

Curious about coding? Come along to this introductory workshop!

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.

Sessions during school hours may include school groups. 

A lightning strike illuminates the sky near the Thevenard silos at Ceduna, South Australia.

Bolt from the Blue

From blue jets to red sprites, anvil lightning to St Elmo’s Fire, explore the remarkable properties and mysteries of lightning.

light with movement


Uncover the mysteries of the stars in this Planetarium show.

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.

Disk with jet

Black Holes

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