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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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A great place to take the children of all ages 5-500!!

A great place to take the children if you are visiting Canberra. Gives them lots of hands on things to do and great for the big kids too. A whole learning experience. Try to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A great place to take the children if you are visiting Canberra. Gives them lots of hands on things to do and great for the big kids too. A whole learning experience. Try to allow a day for this one

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Questacom makes science fun for children. They simultaneously learn and are entertained. There are docents around who help the children to perform experiments – or just have fun. Strongly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Loved the exhibits and there's enough interesting displays, games and interactive activities to keep both adults and young kids occupied. I liked the earthquake simulator room especially.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I went to Questacon with teenage son. We were both surprised that we enjoyed it so much. It was very interactive and we learned a lot about science. I think we went at a good time 3pm so that weren't many people around and there were no queues for any exhibits. Only negative was the food was poor quality and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

this place is amazing for little kids and old kids alike. It's a hands on, fun approach to science. Rooms are arranged around a spiral walkway, with each room having something different to explore. The staff seem to be science students who are in love with their subject and sharing it with others.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Questacon never gets old. My son and I have been going at least 3 or 4 times a year since he was a toddler (he is now 12) and there are always fresh facts to explore and some fun new gizmo to play with. This is a family destination in our capital city that truly does make learning fun. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you want to see your children smiling and away from the iPad and Xbox, Questacon is your answer! No child (and if I'm honest, no adult) can resist the wacky fun! But remember, its definitely a whole day thing. You can't just squeeze it in half a day.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Questacon is a must see for anyone visiting Canberra with kids. The exhibits are great because the kids learn about science through interactive experience. The truly amazing thing about Questacon is there is something for all ages and every time we visit there are new shows or exhibits. We have been members of science museums around the world and Questacon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have been to questacon a few times but the last time I went I was about 15. I am now 22 and my boyfriend and I just visited today. It is very well catered for all ages especially the perception deception show. We had a great time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Well organised, good selection of activities for children of all ages. The demonstrations are excellent.

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Additional Information about Questacon

Address: Address: King Edward Terrace, Canberra, 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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