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Questacon

King Edward Terrace, Canberra, Australia
+61 2 6270 2800
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Ranked #4 of 109 attractions in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
Description: With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Great fun for my 5 year old and 16 year old! Went in earthquake House, the downstairs room, and Mini Q. Being Museum Victoria Members meant it was free entry. Fab shop and cafe ok.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Interactive museum on science that really brings what can be very dry laws of physics to life. Will entertain your kids and the adults for hours

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

It's probably all been said before, this place is loads of fun, the best way to learn all kinds of science and history, as good for adults as it is for the kids.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We attended on School holidays and the place was packed to the rafters. There wasn't much of a chance to explore, so after about 45min we left for anywhere with shorter lines. The experience would have been much different I suspect on a quiet day. Central location and easy enough parking.

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Kept the kids entertained for hours, got a bit boring for the adults as the day wore on. the kiosk was overpriced and service was slow.

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Googong NSW
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We regularly take visitors to Canberra, and our grandchildren to Questacon because it is consistently fascinating. There is such a high degree of interactivity with almost all the exhibits and displays, you would be hard pressed not to find dozens of things to learn and to be amazed by. The lightning display (every 15 minutes), the Big Drop, and the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

A lot like science works, but probably more interactive. Too many people / kids to fully appreciate what was on offer. Staff doing experiments and showing the kids how some things worked was great.

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Central Coast
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Perfect for families with all the hands on action. a real fun place to explore and learn. affordable for a family of 4

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Lots of things for kids of all ages. We saw all the shows which the kids, ages 5,7 and 8 loved. And lots of low priced gifts in the gift shop.

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Sydney, Australia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
27 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

We have been wanting to go for many years and finally made it. It was well worth persisting to get there. We loved it. We spent about 2 hours, but could have spent much longer. If you have kids I would suggest it would take much longer. We loved the first gallery perception!! It really tests your mind and perception... More

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