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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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Perfect for a rainy day in the city

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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Bald Hills
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We visited the Sciencentre yesterday. Initially we visited to hide from the rain but then we had a fun day. We explored the various free exhibitions and then paid to go to the dinosaur exhibition, Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous. It cost $15 and we spent a good hour in there reading the signs, playing with the ipads... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was a great place to visit with primary school aged children. It was a bit harder to engage my three year old, but my 5 and 7 year old kids could have spent all day here.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

dont bother paying to go into the science bit unless you have kids, the free part of the museum is more interesting, the cafe is also crap so eat before you get there

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The science centre I grew up with is long gone, there used to be 3 or 4 floors worth of hands on exhibits to try out, now there is half a floor of broken exhibits. It cost us almost $70 to get in, for about an hours worth of entertainment. There were wild children everyone pushing in front of people... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The activities were great, however very loose supervision by some parents meant that you couldn't attempt an activity without little kids under seven coming up and standing in front of you, or interfering by pushing the buttons on your activity. I was with my ten year old daughter and we both couldn't believe the lack of manners and respect for... More 

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Address: Address: Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts | South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 38407555
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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