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“great for any age” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Scienceworks

Scienceworks
2 Booker St, Spotswood, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3015, Australia
613 9392 4800
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Spotswood
Type: Science Museums, Museums
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Owner description: Scienceworks makes science an adventure! Through our changing exhibitions, programs and shows, Scienceworks is the perfect day out for curious minds and active bodies! Inside: Imagine tomorrow today in the interactive and innovative Think Ahead exhibition; Take the sporting challenge and learn about the science behind moving your body; Designed especially for 3 - 8 year olds create your own city in Nitty Gritty Super City exhibition; Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium; Learn about electricity and lightning through spectacular demonstrations in the Lightning Room; Go on a guided tour of the historic Spotswood Pumping Station; Discover the evolution of Spotswood in the Spotswood Industrial Heritage Walk (mobile tour), and that's just start!
Melbourne, Australia
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“great for any age”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

plenty to see and do, admission fee's reasonable. you can even catch the ferry from st kilda lots of hands on things to do well worth a visit

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“calling all sciencetists.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Want to get the kids minds working this is the place , grown ups will love it too. Alawys something different just around the corner. Make sure you allow enough time.

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“Great for the family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Had a great time at Sciencworks. Very interactive, kids loved the carnival display and the City at the end. Something for everyone and can't wait to go back. Reasonably priced, only comment is the cafe food could be improved.
Staff very friendly and helpful

Visited February 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“A Childrens' Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Our family has a membership to this attraction and visit it several times a year. They quite often change exhibitions We went along and were impressed that with everything going on outside the classroom a school class were listening to a lecture from one of the staff and didn't appear distracted by the noise from the children outside. Interactivity for adults and children was enjoyed by all.

Visited April 2013
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Penrith, Australia
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“Science with a bang”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

My boyfriend and I went here on the last day of our trip in Melbourne in 2011. We found it a lot of fun and really enjoyed the lightning show..Planetarium was a bit disappointing but still interesting. Easy to get to and worth the visit.

Visited May 2012
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