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With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.
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King Edward Terrace | Act, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6270 2800
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All reviews all ages mini q free fall science museum hands on activities air hockey great for kids kids and adults school holidays water play lots of fun year olds interactive exhibits whole family few hours great place to visit visiting canberra
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a very nice and interesting place. But some of the projects are in construction, which is a pity.

Thank kylelQ1634EM
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went with two 11yo boys and they had a blast. Almost everything is interactive and we all tried everything. I think we all enjoyed the area with guided session with a staff member who showed the boys various demonstrations and they got to answer questions,...More

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have taken our visiting grandchildren to Questacon a couple of times. They were aged between 7 and 11, both sexes, and they found plenty to interest and also challenge them, both intellectually and physically. The grandparents learned new things too! I am sure there...More

Thank Janice N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my 7 yr old daughter and we had a good time. 2 hours was enough but overall it was good, multiple school excursions made it cramped but overall it was all good.

Thank Z1533CApauln
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the science buff, for little ones to mid teens you can have so much fun. It is hands on, the cafe is well priced for a family to eat as well.

Thank JetVortex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Homeschool family holiday must see! So much more fun than expected for the whole family. Would definitely return. This was the highlight of our stay. So interactive. We also went to Parliament House and the mint. Absolutely loved Canberra with the kids. The most fun...More

Thank Toni G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is fun, interactive and educational. I would say its suitable for kids of all ages, specially if they love science. we got two boys of 3 and 6, end up spending 3 hours plus in there. we were told by the staff that...More

Thank denniswyh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic and interactive display. Our young children were entertained for hours and the big kids (adults) loved it too. Could easily spend multiple days here so looks like we will be back again.

Thank JadeF133
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our 7 year old grandson here, and spent 3 hours which was really a perfunctory visit, because there is so much to see and absorb. Fascinating for all ages, a really wonderful experience for a family visit. Highly recommended !!

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kids loved the displays - could have stayed for hours - highly recommend if you’re visiting canberra with kids

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James B
27 August 2018|
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27 August 2018|
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Response from Kama_10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry James I didn’t see this. There are many rooms with different science based exhibits and displays. You can play with these and learn about science (in a fun way). They also have shows focused on science topics like... More
27 March 2018|
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Response from LoveTravel72086 | Reviewed this property |
It might be ,as most schools too have holidays,!It would be convenient to travel around in these holidays with the kids !! But do check which days they are open during the Easter hols before!!!