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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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Science made fun!

This was an amazing place to come to and explore. The exhibits were extremely well thought out and of a high standard. They taught us so much about different aspects of science... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was an amazing place to come to and explore. The exhibits were extremely well thought out and of a high standard. They taught us so much about different aspects of science but in a fun and innovative way. It's a place where all ages will have fun as my partner and I are 25 and both had a ball.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went here with the children a few times. On both occasions they had a great time. There is a wide range of activities for children of all ages. The parents can have a lot of fun too. This is a must do for families coming to Csnberra

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went during the ACT school holidays. Would have love to stay there longer but the school holiday tours just kept rolling in. Will be going back at sometime. Loved it

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Termeil, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was full on school holidays. The place was buzzing with kids keen to try everything that moved. The whole idea of young people learning the practical side of science and how science affects our everyday life is so beneficial to us all. There was sustainability at every level. Good for the planet

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

What can I say -an amazing way to spend a cold winter day keeping children and adults of all ages happy and active

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The National Science and Technology Centre. An all time favourite with our 10 year old granddaughter. And, a safe place for Grandpa to take her without losing her.😀 Fun and interactive for all ages. Mini Q an absolute must for little ones from 0 to 6 years old, tons of fun for the over 6 in the rest of the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Questacon is a must do, whether you have kids or not. You will need a few hours to see the entire exhibit and make sure you wear comfortable shoes for the duration. The Centre is not close to other shops, so you are mostly stuck eating the food at the cafe, it is a limited and slightly overpriced selection. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We went to Questacon in the school holidays expecting mayhem but being pleasantly surprised by how organised it was. My 14yo and 13yo found plenty to do and really enjoyed each level of fun. From the minute you walk in the door there is hands on stuff to look at, paly with, wonder over and work out. The kids needed... More 

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Westbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great place to spend 3 or 4 hours with the kids. Time goes very quick, lots of interactive things for children to do and parents alike.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Questacon is awesome and a must for anyone with kids into science - well just kids in general - they will find something to do and engage with. This is the best hands on experience you will find in Canberra indoors.

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Additional Information about Questacon

Address: King Edward Terrace | Act, Canberra 2600, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6270 2800
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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