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2 Booker St, Spotswood, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3015, Australia
+61 3 9392 4800
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Once is enough

Family visit (mum, dad and 8yo). 8yo had a ball. Did he read anything - no. Was he interested in... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Twoin F
Cairns, Australia
via mobile
Great visit for the kids

Its a good place to go with the kids. Ideally from age 2 to primary school age. Food is very... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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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!
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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2 Booker St, Spotswood, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3015, Australia
+61 3 9392 4800

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Family visit (mum, dad and 8yo). 8yo had a ball. Did he read anything - no. Was he interested in the displays that didn't involve him - no. He loved the 'design a future you' interactive game and some of the sports things. He had...More

Thank Twoin F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Its a good place to go with the kids. Ideally from age 2 to primary school age. Food is very average and overpriced like most attractions. Service level is good from the staff who are always happy to help. Plenty of interactive activities and play...More

Thank noahroh
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We entered as grandparents of 2 young school children who live in country NSW 12 HOURS drive away. What would happen ? A very enjoyable day where our minds and bodies were kept busy for several hours. With many groups of school children there ,...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Its an interesting place to visit but there are just so many families that its hard to see and touch everything on offer. We ended up walking away from many things because we couldn't b bothered waiting around with people pushing in. If ut was...More

Thank Itsmyopinion123
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Really good even for the Little's. Took x2 4 year old children and a 6 yr old. Worth the visit. Was super busy though as school holidays. Really enjoyed planetarium show, make sure you do it, it was a highlight!

Thank ReviewItN
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Was great to see aboriginal dancing and singing. Added bonus to our visit from the UK. Planetarium was really good too.

Thank HB1973
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Have been here a few times over the years. Everyone has a great time. Very interactive which is great for kids. Some of the displays had changed since we were last there so that was great. Free for kids unless you do one of the...More

Thank tashh72
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is the science museum of Melbourne. It opens everyday till 4:30 and has 2 different type of tickets: one for the museum itself and the other one for watching a movie at the planetarium. We spent about 4 hours there and my kids enjoyed...More

1  Thank Ayman H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Took our grandsons for the day. Plenty to see and do. Great family day very clean and well run. Great value for seniors

Thank PeterCatramados
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent visit during the early morning, although busy with a school visit there was still plenty of room to visit and look at all the exhibits. In a second visit we also had the chance to visit the Planetarium and watch the...More

Thank 605valentine
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26 April 2015|
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
5 January 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