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Discovery Science and Technology Centre

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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i loved it there was so much to learn and a lot of gadget to fidle with. if you visit you should... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
crazycoco2007
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Victoria, Australia
Family fun

Fun for the kids and the kids at heart. A lot of great interactive things on display. A great 0-5... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matthew M
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Discovery offers a unique and fun way to spend your time and you are sure to learn some really interesting things along the way! With over 100 interactive exhibits to explore, you won't know what to try first. Experience zero gravity as you plummet...more
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7 Railway Pl, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i loved it there was so much to learn and a lot of gadget to fidle with. if you visit you should definitly try the vertical slide

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank crazycoco2007
JonathanR2214, General Manager at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much crazycoco - we love our gadgets, and think the vertical slide is awesome! Oh, you don't have to slide if you don't want to though....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun for the kids and the kids at heart. A lot of great interactive things on display. A great 0-5 area that we spent a lot of time in and its nice and clean! A well maintained facility we would definitely come back and explore...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew M
JonathanR2214, General Manager at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Matthew M - Kaleidoscope is proving very popular with 0-5 year olds.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a break up party for our kinder kids at the Discovery Centre. We did an after hours pizza party. Everyone had a great time, children and adults. The staff was excellent, attentive and organised. Because it was after hours, we had the place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 1liwa
JonathanR2214, General Manager at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your glowing review 1liwa. We love using the centre outside normal hours for large groups.

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Discovery Science and Technology Centre is set in a great old railway goods shed from 1862 - part of the architectural treasure that makes up the Melbourne to Bendigo railway. The exhibits are bit random and tired but seeing inside was a good experience with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graeme B
JonathanR2214, Owner at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Graeme B - we run a Discovery After Dark tour very month or so which highlights the story of Bendigo's Goods Shed, and we are looking to upgrade our facilities soon too.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

There are just so many activities available for a range of ages, I found myself enjoying the activities with the kids. So many things to do, majority of them are hands on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarcS4316
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The Centre allows children down to very young ages the opportunity to explore the physics of everyday things with experiments they can do with sound, light, perception and much more. they can learn while having fun. Children do try to break things, but what is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Took our 3 children aged 10 months, 5 and 7. They all loved it. There was so much to see and do and learn about. We went on the school holidays so there was an extra show on which was also very exciting for our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lea1912
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Everyone really enjoyed our visit to the Centre, there were heaps of exhibits to enjoy along with the vertical slide, planetarium show and science show. We all enjoyed the science show most with lots of laughter and amazing things to learn. Great gift shop also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Saminda E
Reviewed 16 July 2018

One of the best things to do in Bendigo!! Great value - lots of interesting interactive exhibits, great shows, and fun science toys in the shop.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Scott D
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We have visited many times and the kids absolutely love it! The school holiday programs are put together extremely well and it's always a really fun and educational experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank katiej594
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