Questacon, Canberra

#1 of 70 in Childrens Museums in Australia
Must see · Science Museum · Museum
Australia might be best known for its exotic wildlife and beautiful landscapes, but you can explore its more scientific and technological side at Questacon. More than 200 interactive exhibits show you physics, chemistry, and engineering in action. Discover how a whirlwind of air and mist make things move at the Jellyfish Vortex. Test your response to visual stimuli and your hand-eye coordination at Batak. Although the museum aims most of its exhibits at kids, it entertains and educates visitors of all ages. Before you head to Canberra, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Canberra trip itinerary builder tool, to make sure you see all that Canberra has to offer, including Questacon.
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  • Was disappointed to first find they are advertised in the Entertainment book but then won’t honour the vouchers. Then we find that the big slide and the kids playground are closed with no clear...  more »
  • Well set out with amazing hands on and interactive displays. Very engaging for old and young scientists. Friendly and informative staff. Loved the robots.  more »
  • I really wanted to revisit this place again after my botched visit in primary school I’m glad I got to do it in my own time It was great fun
  • Questacon has always been one of my favourite places to visit in Canberra. However, there have been very few updates over the years. Given the entry fees, it's starting to look tired.
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