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Address: King Edward Terrace | Act, Canberra 2600, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6270 2800
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make...

With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.

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From school with school kids

It was an awesome experience with my son and his class to visit Questacon during the national science week! Its family friendly, kid friendly and service was good too! Will visit... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Tahseen K
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was an awesome experience with my son and his class to visit Questacon during the national science week! Its family friendly, kid friendly and service was good too! Will visit again when convenient!

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Thank Tahseen K
Melbourne, Australia
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102 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must for everyone, so much to see and learn. Entry price reasonable also, free parking on the weekends.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A notch above the normal hands on science museums. Hands on experimenting and play time for all. Mathematical challenges were great for my teens although mostly aimed at younger children. My 15 year old did manage to score a goal against the robot in air hockey.

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Thank Nzkrishke
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome fun for all ages. We were a group of twenty some things and had a great time! Interactive and informative. Wish I had this back in my school days

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Armidale, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place really is a kids paradise. It's also semi interesting for adults. Well worth a visit if you're in Canberra and have young ones, it'll bee the highlight of their trip. It's essentially a science museum with interactive displays that kids can jump on and touch and play with.

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Goulburn and Surrounds, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Questacon although not funded as generously as it should be, is still a great place for ALL people to go. We used to take our kids there regularly and we returned for a visit in October 2016. It is still a great and inspiring place to go. If you have kids, please take them here as it might be just... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Questacon is a great learning experience for children. It can take quite a few hours to go through. Children can be entertained for at least four hours. There are lots of interesting things for adults as well. Questacon is in a lovely setting quite close to the lake with plenty of parking. Many families take children there for a family... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with 7 yr old, on a school day. Havn't visited for 20 years when i was a teen. Still a great place, awesome exhibits & interactive displays. Great dinosaur show in the theatre. Only negative were the school kids, i know the place is an education facility but it made some rooms a complete no go, my advice would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Questacon was totally awesome, my girls loved it & so did my wife & I highly recommend it to all ages.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great interactive experience for an afternoon, was even interesting for the parents! Managed to see the liquid nitrogen show which was certainly worth seeing. Crowds were fine when we went (W/E in November) but could get busy in school holidays

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