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Sciencentre

Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts | South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
61 7 38407555
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Ranked #25 of 152 attractions in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
Owner description: The Sciencentre is a permanent interactive science exhibition offering an exciting, interactive and experience-rich environment for all ages. There... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Sunbury, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

I guess I should've researched the museum in more depth before I visited! The interactive displays are aimed at children in the 3 to 12 years range and certainly not the place for a solo adult to spend any time in. Great for children, absolutely nothing remotely interesting or scientific for adults. Disappointing experience as I was expecting something more... More

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Townsville, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This was a great. Place to take my 3 year old Grandson. He loved exploring, touching objects and throwing the tennis ball, which he's not allowed to do at home in a unit

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

+ Great mix of physical and mental challenges + Friendly staff + Fun hands-on displays + Great opportunity to socialise for kids - Can get a bit crowded during school holidays and the wait for displays can stretch, but as expected.

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Darwin, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had visited the museum many times but only recently discovered the science centre. What an amazing hands on display. Enjoyed by adults and children. Educational Fun for everyone.

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New Zealand
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77 reviews 77 reviews
40 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We have been spoiled visiting the best hands on science centre ever recently so coming here was a bit of let down. Half of the exhibits were closed for an upgrade...but the admission price was reduced and we were warned of these. All good. There was enough to keep two kids busy for a couple of hours, including a science... More

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Toowoomba, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great fun anyone! Loved playing with everything even when you had to wait for the little kids to finish so you could get your turn! They said that half the place was closed but it was still such good fun, you didn't even notice.

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The thing I love about the Sciencentre is how hands-on it is, there's so much to play with you actually forget you're learning a whole lot of great stuff, it doesn't matter how young or old you are it's just so much fun and you don't have to be a science nerd to enjoy it. It's also very reasonably priced.

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Brisbane
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A great place for exploring minds, young and old alike. Heaps of interactive displays. If you have someone who wants to know the answer to the question Why is it so? This is the place to go!

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caboolture
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Today we visited the city with kids.. Having 5 kids aged 8-2 and finding something they will all enjoy is tough but the sciencentre hit the nail on the head!! The activities were awesome and we all had a blast :) but as a parent it was the staff that shone above the rest, every staff member i had any... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I take my Nieces to the Sciencentre because we all have heaps of fun. And they talk about it for ages after. I love how their face lights up when it come to the Sciencentre. Lots to learn and explore though doing fun things. Even when they have done some things before they excitedly want to do it again. Two... More

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