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Address: Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts | South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 38407555
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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The Sciencentre is a permanent interactive science exhibition offering...

The Sciencentre is a permanent interactive science exhibition offering an exciting, interactive and experience-rich environment for all ages. There are no visitors at the Sciencentre - everyone is a participant!Housing permanent and changing exhibitions and providing in-depth education experiences and innovative Science Theatre shows, it is a must-see destination for children, families, schools and even grownups!The Sciencentre is located on Level 1 of Queensland Museum. Admission charges apply for entry to the Sciencentre; tickets are available from the ticket counter on Level 2 of the Museum.Part of Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct, the Sciencentre is within walking distance of the Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Performing Arts Centre and the State Library of Queensland. The Cultural Precinct sits alongside South Bank, a vibrant mix of parkland, recreational and commercial space on the Brisbane River across from the Central Business District.

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Not just for kids...

This is an entertaining interactive venue for kids of all ages. From mind bending illusions to racing against an Olympic runner. You and your kids will be entertained for hours... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
melbourne - AUS

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melbourne - AUS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an entertaining interactive venue for kids of all ages. From mind bending illusions to racing against an Olympic runner. You and your kids will be entertained for hours here. Worth the cost to enter.

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Ocean View, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always read the negative reviews before going to any place. In this case, I totally agree with the points that are a bit of a turnoff at the Sciencentre. It really is a case of "Hell is other people". Not! Hell is other people's children who are also having such a ball they want to hog all the best... More 

Thank Dojii
Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids and my Engineer enjoy visiting this place on rainy days. It's small but the attractions vary and are always interactive and encourage interesting discussions between my husband (said engineer) and 4 year old

Thank ToriJones
Brisbane, Australia
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79 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place to take your children and regardless of their age, they will find plenty to do. Lots of interesting things to play with.

Thank TravellingTarns
Gold Coast, Australia
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681 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 422 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

My kid loves the Sciencentre, it never fails to get the kids interested in the displays and interactive displays. Great for that rainy day to keep the kids busy.

1 Thank Tim J
Brisbane, Australia
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We love the science centre and make the most of our annual pass. Our son loves it and we enjoy it as well. The staff are great and the exhibits very interesting. Unfortunately the day we visited the rescue exhibit some of the exhibit items were not working but we will return again.

1 Thank 1Lea
South Brisbane
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113 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a local favourite with families! Highly interactive displays, regular lectures in the Theatre, children of all ages really enjoy (as do the adults too).

Thank carolf445
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

this place is a great fun and interesting and learning centre for everyone. So much to do here well worth the visit

Thank wendyklein
Runaway Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I have visited both the Museum and Sciencentre very many times. The Museum always has new exhibits, and is always a lot of fun; even better that it's free. The Sciencentre is a low fee, and very practical, which makes it very fun. Although my last visit was on the 30th of September, and I can easily say it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Well worth a visit, the skulls display is worth the trip alone. Free to enter and will easily engage kids of all ages.

Thank Five15

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