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Address: Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts | South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 38407555
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Description: The Sciencentre is a permanent interactive science exhibition offering an...
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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Great fun for big and small children.

Me and my sister (both in our near 30) decided to go to the science centre to have a bit of fun while we waited for the rest of out family to meet us. We had a lot of fun in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Me and my sister (both in our near 30) decided to go to the science centre to have a bit of fun while we waited for the rest of out family to meet us. We had a lot of fun in the rescue exhibit and if we had more time would have gone to more of the exhibits in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I took my 2 boys to the Science Centre today, but half of it was closed due to a significant new exhibit being implemented. There was a very good dinosaur display, and the boys spend quite a lot of time in the science area. The only disappointment was that we booked the tickets on the 'spur of the moment' over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great to test everything out, we had a company event here and it was a nice day out for all. We had food and drinks afterwards, I like the inventions displayed and would take the kids here again for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Very interesting and interactive. Plenty for kids to do with only a short wait for turns. Busy on school hols. Had to queue for about 15 mins to buy tickets there so if you can pre-purchase before you get there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

great place for children of all ages ... interactive exhibits and a lot of interesting sights... there is a wonderful sense of excitement for science lovers young and old... when we were there, there was many school tour groups but this only improved the experience as there was a hum of excitement with each display they viewed...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had three days in the City and knew at least one of those days would be raining so spent a good part of it at the Sciencentre & Museum. I took my kids there probably 5 years ago and most of it seems to be the same, they still enjoyed it though at 11 & 13. We also did... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I am a PhD graduate (Science). I remember coming here as a child and loving the science center. Years later and I still do love it, although I am disappointed to find that most of the exhibits are the same as when I was a child. As an adult, some advice: don't come here during school holidays unless you enjoy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A good way to spend a Sunday afternoon with the family,would be more for younger children but my adult children and myself and husband had an enjoyable family quality day with lots of laughs

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Words escape me. I'm coming back in June just to come here again! Love it! ♡♡♡ the kids didn't want to leave

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Firstly, at $14.50 for adults, we feel the price should be lower given it is definitely more suited to kids and kids can't go without at least one adult. Secondly, it was disappointing even for adults like us who thoroughly enjoy normal kids attractions and exhibits. Everything felt old, outdated, and some of the limited exhibits didn't work. Normally, an... More 

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