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Scienceworks

2 Booker St, Spotswood, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3015, Australia
+61 3 9392 4800
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Keeps Kids entertained for hours

This is my grandson's favourite place to visit. It is a bit out of the way and best to travel by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vicky D
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Burnie, Australia
Good place to entertain kids and adults. Interesting exhibits

Spent an afternoon here with family. Were lucky to arrive in time for the lightening show. Good if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
swissmrs2016
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Zurich, Switzerland
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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!
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  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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2 Booker St, Spotswood, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3015, Australia
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+61 3 9392 4800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my grandson's favourite place to visit. It is a bit out of the way and best to travel by taxi if you don't have a car. Variety of activities and challenges for all ages. Easy to spend many hours here.

Thank Vicky D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent an afternoon here with family. Were lucky to arrive in time for the lightening show. Good if your child will sit for 30 mins but make sure they have been to the WC beforehand as you can't get back in again once show has...More

Thank swissmrs2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here several times travelling 600 km from country Victoria. It is a great place for kids and challenges them to put the science into everyday life happenings. Measuring force, strength, distance, weight, and all the ways it is applied in medicine, sport,...More

Thank Kath M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scienceworks is lots of fun. There are many activities you can do and it is a place that will cater for all ages. There is also a kids area upstairs. Scienceworks also gives you a bit of insight as to what the future could be...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on school excursion to Scienceworks. Very busy with lots of school groups. Lots of activities to do but queues are long- so kids missed out. Grumpy older staff members. We loved the planetarium. The guy was brilliant. Scienceworks is great for kids under 10....More

Thank luckykids5
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

What a place... my friend and I took our 3 year olds, we spent the whole day smiling and rushing from each activity to the next. So many fun things to do for all ages. I just loved it and so did my son. Especially...More

Thank Mychelle E
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Our 7 year old daughter loved her visit. So much to see and do. Keep the kids busy for hours. Extra add ons like lightning room or planetarium available

Thank NickyAkers
Reviewed May 3, 2017

It is a hands on experience for big and little kids alike. You will have fun and learn things as well. Showed my grandson - 6 year old how to write his name in binary. He grasped it very quickly. The two grandsons loved the...More

Thank Wolfgang H
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Good place to kill time. Planetarium is a must see. We saw the show Capturing the cosmos and it was great.

Thank Mery148
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

I do hope management take note that this place had not changed in decades. It is run down and filthy. Attractions are missing pieces and are outdated. Please have a look at some of kids science museums in our neighbouring countries such as Singapore, Malaysia...More

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FionaUganda
Would a 17m cope with this ok? Is it challenging without the pram, he's a bolter :-)
April 25, 2015|
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Response from Beck and Steven X |
Hi Fiona, There is so much to see & do with all the lights & moving attractions as well as an area upstairs suitable for the 'little ones' that at 17 months old he/she would enjoy it. However just the very nature of the... More
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MuckMuck15
Would this be suitable for a 10 month old?
January 4, 2015|
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Response from swedish_au | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The best place would be kids area upstairs I think. There are a lot of tactile areas both upstairs and downstairs, so start on the ground floor and try it all. I think If you allocate an hour or so for exploring... More
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