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Address: Corner of Melbourne and Grey Streets | Part of the Queensland Museum, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 38407555
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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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Interesting way of presenting science

This was my first time visit to the science centre. I was pleasantly surprised by some of the science exhibits (the hands on interaction displays). There were a few of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my first time visit to the science centre. I was pleasantly surprised by some of the science exhibits (the hands on interaction displays). There were a few of the exhibits which I found a little mundane. The staff were very friendly which you do remember. I have been to many museums were the staff are not friendly at... More 

Thank DEK_29
Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place for children and adults; doesn't matter how old you are, you can still interact with the exhibits.

Thank Robyn E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The dinosaur exhibit was terrific, They moved and roared in well-designed stages. The hands-on part for kids had very entertaining physics lessons!

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We planned to go to the beach, but the rain forced us to cancel our plans. We went to the Science Center instead. Our teens really enjoyed the museum. There were many activities for all ages in the Science Center. They also enjoyed the mineral and unseen world exhibits upstairs. We did not pay for the dinosaur exhibit, but received... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we just got home from the museum, the kids love it, especially the interactive dinosaur section, every time we visit it sparks creativity in their minds, i love it, wouldn't take them anywhere else. Im raising geologists and archaeologists in my house hold :D

Thank Precilla.S M
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

A great way to spend a few hours with the kids. Ours (age 1 and 3.5) lasted about 2 hours which is great for their attention span! Dad embraced his inner kid too, getting stuck into all of the experiments and activities. Kids 3 and under are free.

Thank tinkthefairy123
Gladstone, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Our kids had a great time today enjoying the sciencentre. Lots to do but also lots of school kids on excursions so keep an eye on your kids in the crowd. Wasn't the cheapest outing as we also bundled a mega pass to the dinosaur exhibit as well. Both for $65, a saving of $20 if bought separately.

Thank AlwaysDreamingBig
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

OK fun for kids. Not especially cheap, but slightly educational. They will laugh and you will feel like a good parent. THat's fair enough isnt it?

Thank 1StepBeginning
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We're retired and we love learning. This was so much more than expected. Lots of activities to be actively involved in to learn about scientific principles. So much fun!

Thank Anne G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Highly interactive for everyone and heaps of fun. Highly recommend it. My kids (2 and 6) begged not to leave and we had to promise to take them back in a fortnight!

Thank suzr1977

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