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Address: King Edward Terrace, Canberra, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6270 2800
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Description: With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to...
With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.
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Rainy day adventures

There's a lot of experiments for kids to play around with at this place. You can see everything within 3 to 4 hours max, including a show or two in the theatre. The earthquake... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Lane Cove, Australia
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Lane Cove, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

There's a lot of experiments for kids to play around with at this place. You can see everything within 3 to 4 hours max, including a show or two in the theatre. The earthquake experience is quite unique.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

this is for people who have kids and no one else, every thing is kids only and nothing for the adult.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We take the children here a number of times over the year as there is always something different to show them. The Gift shop always provides something to our household at every visit as well. It is a great place for parents to allow the kids to explore at their leisure as it is very well contained. But it is... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Brilliant - my >2 year old had an amazing time in the supervised tiny-tikes area - and my wife and I had a hoot walking around, learning and playing! Really, really worth going.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

MUM DID IT! During the the school holidays my family and I went to Questacon , some of the things that I thought were great at Questacon included the giant free fall slide, the talking robot and mini q for under 6s. No extra costs after entry, unless eating at the cafe.

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Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lots to see and do for any age, the exhibitions are always changing. A great days out for the whole family.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I went with 3 other adults and we had a great time! Of course there were lots of kids there but we learnt a lot too as adults. The hands on approach was really interesting. The place is about 5 floors and it's a shame it's not bigger.

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London, Uk
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Best attraction in Canberra to do with kids. So much to do and learn, many buttons to push, machines to play with and lots of classes and experimentation. Take your kids, they'll love it. I loved it too.

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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

I went during the Easter break school holidays. My only suggestion would be to cap the amount of guests you allow in and put a cap on the amount of time people can stay. It would have been more enjoyable if there wasn't massive lines and you were fighting to walk around. My husband and I became very frustrated at... More 

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Questacon_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Questacon, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you had a poor experience during the Easter school holidays. We value honest feedback and take complaints seriously. Your feedback has been sent through to the relevant business area to help us improve our customer service. We hope that you will be able to visit us again in a less busy period. More 

Warrnambool, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Great fun, spend a whole day here! Staff very helpful, cafe prices not too bad but I suggest taking a picnic and eating on the grass out front.

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