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CSIRO Discovery

North Science Road, Canberra 2004, Australia
61 (0)2 6246 4646
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Ranked #43 of 97 Attractions in Canberra
Type: Science Museums, Museums
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Coffs Harbour
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very welcoming staff, even allowed kids outside with the turtles (it was a relatively quiet day); the interactive exhibits were a hit, and the 3D theatres are a good idea. Please fix the ECG at the "heart beat" exhibit.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It's a small Centre but fun to read about what the CSIRO do and a few good exhibits. But not really worth the money you pay unless you have kids. In which case they would have a ball and have a good education at the same time!

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Canberra, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

There are often open days and exhibitions held here and it is a lovely way to fill in an afternoon viewing various displays

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Canberra
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

CSIRO does amazing things for Australia's scientific community. This exhibition helps in that recognition.

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Calwell, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I visited this exhibition with a party of about 20 and we were treated to a very interesting schooling of knowledge. a brilliant way of learning science and nature.

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Perth, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Would be an excellent place to take the kids for a visit. A very well though out set of displays and polite staff make it a very relaxing visit to take in all the information on interesting science. I was surprised there weren't more people there the day I visited.

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Canberra
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

There are all sorts of hands on exhibits here, and because of the design of the building you can also watch real scientists at work. There are school holiday program's that kids can join in, doing real lab experiments, which are educational and a lot of fun (the staff are super friendly & really engage the kids, so they don't... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Many computer screens not operating or out of order. First visited the centre a year ago - appears nothing has been updated. Apart from some scientific experiments for the younger children, generally boring. Not clear there's an entry fee. A waste of money and time.

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sydney
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Closed even though the website said it should be open 11aM - 3 PM WEEKENDS wEBSITE NOT UPDATED A WASTED TRIP

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed the scientific experiments and kiddies activities. Perfect venue for kids party. Not very easy to find.

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