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Discovery Science and Technology Centre

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Dated but passionate staff

Some of the exhibits look dated but youthful and enthusiastic hosts (e.g., planetarium) add fresh... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Simon B
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City of Greater Geelong, Australia
via mobile
Kids had a ball!

Lots to see and play with. Kids came back a little bit dusty but they throughly enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
dreambounty
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Clifton Hill, Australia
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  • Average10%
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“school holidays”(13 reviews)
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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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+61 3 5444 4400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

Thank katiej594
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Some of the exhibits look dated but youthful and enthusiastic hosts (e.g., planetarium) add fresh wonder and knowledge. Boys enjoyed the visit and exercised their courage after a few no-tries on the 2-storey vertical slide. Enjoyable family time.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I Visited there with my girl friend, we really enjoyed it. It is for everyone, not just for kids. The vertical slide was an awesome experience, the man in charge of it was very good to us, as he talked us through what we had...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Lots to see and play with. Kids came back a little bit dusty but they throughly enjoyed the experience.

Thank dreambounty
Jonathan R, General Manager at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thanks for your review. Glad to hear your children had a great time! It's difficult keeping an old railway shed spic and span so we're always happy for some help from our little visitors. We hope to have you back again!

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Such a fun place for kids and adults alike. The interactive exhibits are a great educational tool for kids to learn about science. The planetarium is great fun, and the and giant slide well worth a go!

Thank Bec A
Jonathan R, General Manager at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thanks for your review Bec - I hope your group can come back during the Easter holidays. We're planning a program around the theme Movie Magic.

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