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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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Fab for whole family

Another family recommended we go here with our teens. Several floors of very interactive science "stuff" which kids and parents all enjoyed. I found the "perception... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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204 reviews 204 reviews
111 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Another family recommended we go here with our teens. Several floors of very interactive science "stuff" which kids and parents all enjoyed. I found the "perception" exhibits/tests the most interesting.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Every visit to Canberra we take the kids to Questacon and it is the highlight of the trip. Something to do for everyone. The kids enjoy the ability to interact with the exhibits and I enjoy the fact that I can keep an eye on the kids while learning a thing or two myself. Visit and I'm sure you'll be... More 

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Bribie Island, Australia
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31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

This place is a must if you visit Canberra. And - especially if you have kids. Easy to get to and parking. You'll spend at least 1/2 day - so plan ahead. It is a lot of fun.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

My partner and I paid a visit to Questacon (keeping in mind we are 25 + 23) It was great! Enjoyed every moment of it!

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

With over 200 interactive exhibits, we sure had a great time. Unfortunately we arrived late in the afternoon and had about 2 hours to spend inside before closing time at 5:00pm. Nevertheless we made the most of it - tried out nearly every single exhibit at least once. We had fun experiencing the different levels of an earthquake, figuring out... More 

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North Parramatta, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Had a great time, nieces loved it, lots to do for all ages we spent the best part of the day there, easy to get to and plenty of parking nice setting would certainly go back.

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

As a scientist, I just love Questacon, and the way it fires a passion for enquiry and experimentation in everyone. I love seeing the kids have a chance to learn about the world in a hands on way using equipment that isn’t readily available to us otherwise. There is a cafe on site, which we didn’t use because we brought... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Questacon is a fantastic science museum that many primary aged school children get to experience as part of the final year trip to the Australian Capital. It was time to revisit this place many years later, this time with our own little one. Questacon is a fun, educational experience that can teach both children and adults some of the basic... More 

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Maitland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Had the best time here. Had to top up the parking meter as we were enjoying all the hands on exhibits. We are a couple of over 60's and absolutely loved it. Will come back again - maybe bring the grandchildren next time.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was absolutely the best value for you money. We thought that we could do this in 3-4 hours ......try all day.it does not matter what age you are it will bring out the child in you. It was wonderful to see parents with young children there the faces on the kid was a delight to see. Where ever you... More 

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