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Discovery Science and Technology Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great for children’s birthday party.

Great venue for a children’s birthday party. The Centre offered a private space with a science show... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnthonyPJ
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Melbourne, Australia
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Great Time

The discovery centre never fails to impress me, i'm always finding new things every time i go, even... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
YeetusB
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Victoria, Australia
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Discovery offers a unique and fun way to spend your time and you are sure to learn some really interesting things along the way! With over 100 interactive exhibits to explore, you won't know what to try first. Experience zero gravity as you plummet...more
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7 Railway Pl, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue for a children’s birthday party. The Centre offered a private space with a science show that engaged the children with experiments and participation. The time also included a session on the vertical slide with plenty of free time to explore the exhibits. Staff...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Discovery as a kid (about 15 years ago) and it was fantastic so I decided to take my son there. I can honestly say, about 3 of the activities have changed and everything else is still the same. I found everything quite...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

The discovery centre never fails to impress me, i'm always finding new things every time i go, even if the things are a bit used, its still great fun. I went with my sister and 2 of my brothers, Its definitely somewhere you go with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

We love the activities, the staff and volunteers.Love how things change around but favourites are still there.Membership was the best value of all our family memberships. Will be renewing for sure!

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

We arrived at the Bendigo science discovery centre at 10.10 am thinking we would be there for a couple of hours when in fact we didn’t end up leaving til 3.20 pm!! This says it all. I have a 4 yo and an 11 yo...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

Visited with my son and father for a morning excursion. It was a week day during school term so not very busy. The man who greeted us was friendly and helpful and explained that we could come in and out throughout the day on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

i loved it there was so much to learn and a lot of gadget to fidle with. if you visit you should definitly try the vertical slide

Date of experience: January 2018
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JonathanR2214, General Manager at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Thanks so much crazycoco - we love our gadgets, and think the vertical slide is awesome! Oh, you don't have to slide if you don't want to though....

Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Fun for the kids and the kids at heart. A lot of great interactive things on display. A great 0-5 area that we spent a lot of time in and its nice and clean! A well maintained facility we would definitely come back and explore...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew M
JonathanR2214, General Manager at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Thank you Matthew M - Kaleidoscope is proving very popular with 0-5 year olds.

Reviewed November 24, 2018

We had a break up party for our kinder kids at the Discovery Centre. We did an after hours pizza party. Everyone had a great time, children and adults. The staff was excellent, attentive and organised. Because it was after hours, we had the place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JonathanR2214, General Manager at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Thank you for your glowing review 1liwa. We love using the centre outside normal hours for large groups.

Reviewed October 30, 2018

Discovery Science and Technology Centre is set in a great old railway goods shed from 1862 - part of the architectural treasure that makes up the Melbourne to Bendigo railway. The exhibits are bit random and tired but seeing inside was a good experience with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JonathanR2214, Owner at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Thanks Graeme B - we run a Discovery After Dark tour very month or so which highlights the story of Bendigo's Goods Shed, and we are looking to upgrade our facilities soon too.

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