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Address: King Edward Terrace | Act, Canberra 2600, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6270 2800
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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A great place to spend time with kids of all ages. We happily spent four hours here. With two adult and two children it cost $70. It can get busy and we found that first thing in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This was a mixed bag for our family.. We had heard great things so travelled from Sydney to check it out and spend a day here but we were in and out in under 2 hours. Wasn't as interesting as we had thought it was going to be. A few of the rooms don't have s great deal in them.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A great place to spend time with kids of all ages. We happily spent four hours here. With two adult and two children it cost $70. It can get busy and we found that first thing in the morning it was quiet but by lunch time it was busy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

You could spend a whold day here. So many interestin fb things to see and very interactive. Only downside is that too many people go at the one time making it difficult for young children.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This was ok but definitely for younger audience. There were hundreds of school kids there by the bus load. If you are like us and over sixty prolly don't bother

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

A lot of information here ahhhhhh I love history I just love it as I went on a Canberra camp with my school.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

When you're paying over $70 entry for a family, you may expect a little more value for money than what is in store. After receiving advice to steer clear of the place during busy weekend periods, we attended mid-week. If what we experienced was considered 'quiet' I'm glad we didn't attend on the weekend. The displays are relatively mediocre, however... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent staff and facilities, we had a great time, especially playing air hockey with the robot and the 6 storey slide. Great way to make science fun. We also loved the travelling road show. We thought it would be bigger but three hours with masses of kids (not school holidays) was enough. Had actually hoped it would be bigger!

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Questacon is a great place to learn about Canberra. It has hands on things for the Kids ( and adults).

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Must a visit. Very interesting place to visit. Great first time experience and great to have such a place in Canberra

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Essentially a science museum. Great for kids up to 13 or while they still have the magic appreciation of science. Bear in mind during school holidays it will be packed.

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