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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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Kids of any age

Love the fact that it don't matter how old you are, everyone can have fun at Questcon. Been taking my child here regularly for the past 12 years and we always enjoy it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Kirsten E
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Love the fact that it don't matter how old you are, everyone can have fun at Questcon. Been taking my child here regularly for the past 12 years and we always enjoy it.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This was our forth visit. My relatives visiting from interstate enjoyed the free fall and we had to drag the smaller children away from the water activity

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Dubbo, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Seen this again and they have completely redesigned all of the exhibits. Too many to mention but had a great time.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Brilliant interactive exhibits for kids and adults alike! The robot who played air hockey was fun to play against and watch. The talk on Balloons was thoroughly enjoyed by the audience but the Dinosaur one was a little bit boring in comparison!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We have annual passes here and love visiting. When ever we have visitors we take them here. I recommend spending a day here or at least as close to a day as possible as there is so much to see and do.

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Weston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The National Science Centre houses the Questacon. Demonstrators explain the various displays and experiments. there are talks and video presentations. A souvenir shop for science puzzles and the like. A cafe for good food. What's not to like.

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Forbes, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We have been a couple of times and the slight changes each time make it a great place to visit. Try to see a live demonstration well presented and not too long in duration.

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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Questacon is a must do place when visiting Canberra with children. The staff a very friendly and helpful. The kids have a ball of a time. The only problem you'll have is not being able to get the children to leave.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Person like me from non science back ground will call it a Good science museum. Its well maintained & very informative. good for kids & students.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

As members whilst living in Canberra and Cooma we went to Questacon on many occasions. Our friend Barbara runs the snack bar and its clean and great for a snack whilst relaxing waiting for the kids. Great coffee and a great location outside with views of the surrounding mountains, lakes and parks. Inside is a huge array of fabulous and... More 

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