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Questacon

King Edward Terrace, Canberra, Australia
+61 2 6270 2800
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Ranked #4 of 111 Attractions in Canberra
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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Overpriced food and entry, kids running around, a whole lot of hyped up displays that get people excited about touching and interacting... but I really doubt the educational value of them.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The shows are their best bits if you've been a few times like us, as they change and are a good chance to sit for a bit too! We love the fun meets learning of the place, but there really needs to be more scattered seating for parents and grandparents throughout the centre.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Second time we visited Questacon and its always exciting . Great place to take the kids for science explorations and enriching their minds with wealth of knowledge and information. It's a remarkable place. Surely not to be missed to visit with the family!

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Canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I visited with my sister and her 3 1/2 year old niece last week. My niece was a bit young to understand most of the information, but still really enjoyed the interactive exhibitions. Questacon do very well at catering for all ages. Staff roam around to give advice and information. We went during the school week, as there was a... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Good layout! Very hands on, great staff. You can walk up the internal ramp ,making it accessible to wheelchairs, and activities available on different levels.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I look our nearly 2 year and nearly 4 year old in July. While there were a number of attractions which were a little advanced. They loved the miniature land and the Dinosaur Show. It was excellent and I can not wait to coming back each year as they grow and explore more.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Our 3 year old absolutely loved Questacon. He keep asking if we can go on holidays again and go to Questacon. We were in the first session of Mini Q. Our son went in and was so excited he didn't know what to do first! We also have an 11 month old and we were very surprised that even babies... More

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is an obvious choice and kids won't be disappointed. We attended when it was school holidays so it was very busy, but still easy to get around and interact with the exhibits. Where possible try and talk to the assistants who provide excellent information and guidance to each exhibit - it really adds something to the experience to get... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It is really a kids playground with plenty of activities for them to see and do. The time we were there was packed with kids so parents be warned as it can be really noisy.

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Sydney
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17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

we always stop here when passing through Canberra, but on the last trip have spent good 5 hours here and probably would have stayed longer if it was up to the kids - a great lot of things to do and see. the best science museum we've visited thus far.

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