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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
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With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make...

With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.

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A full day of action for all members of the family

My 14 and 12 years old both loved Questacon. We were there for most of the day and never got bored. The very interactive and amusing session on the Murray-Darling River basin... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My 14 and 12 years old both loved Questacon. We were there for most of the day and never got bored. The very interactive and amusing session on the Murray-Darling River basin was great

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Thank Keith B
Perth, Australia
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is a haven for the kids, there are plenty of interactive exhibits set out in several galleries. As an adult I found it amusing and the staff were very helpful and knowledgable but we did have trouble getting some of the displys to work and seeing out of the glasses that are a part of some exhibits. As... More 

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Thank kerry H
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been here a number of times over the last 25 years. I have been with children of my own and with friends and their children. I also drove coaches and taxi's in Canberra for over 12 years and have never had anyone tell me that they didn't have a great time at Questacon! This is a place full... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and I had a fantastic time visiting Questacon. The layout is great, and the activities start before you even walk through the front door. We spent much longer than we thought we would here - give yourself enough time to enjoy it all - and some things we went back to - for example the lighting, wow! Highly... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Questacon with our visiting Kiwi grandchildren, so the Spiders special exhibition was just the thing to help inform & educate both children & parents about the amazing range of creatures with 8 legs. They found out which ones to be wary of and which ones could be safely tolerated. Extremely informative presentation with plenty of up close contact... More 

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Thank Marietta161
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Question is by far the best science museum I have visited worldwide. The activities are so interactive and fun for both kids and adults. The biggest challenge is keeping the kids moving, otherwise you could easily spend all your time on just the first exhibit.

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Thank spaceandbeach
Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took one of my young relatives (he was 15) to Questacon, we had to kill about 1.5 hours before we hired a couple Segway bikes to ride around the lake. He had so much fun at Questacon, that we went back for another 1 hour later in the day.

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Thank 892glenl
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of hands on activities for the kids where they are learning while having fun. Lots of fun and the kids love it. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Trin69
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you have small humans I highly recommend getting a season pass. Perfect in Canberra winters. Good cafe, child friendly and always things to see and do.

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took a small group of early teenagers here for an excursion and everyone had an excellent time. Lots of fun, interactive attractions. The robot air hockey, free fall, microscope and q lab were all very popular. Definitely worth visiting. Great fun for all ages.

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