Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Discover the smarter way to have fun at Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre. There’s something for everyone as you experience science in extraordinary ways at this Gold Australian Tourism Award Winning tourist attraction.

Free-fall down a six-metre slide, freeze your own shadow, experience an earthquake or challenge a robot to a game of air hockey. Little scientists will enjoy Mini Q as they play, discover and learn in an exhibition specifically designed for 0–6 year olds.

Questacon’s eight interactive exhibitions feature more than 200 hands-on experiences, designed for visitors of all ages to touch, play and explore. Questacon’s exhibitions cover a range of science topics, from astronomy to zoology and everything in between.

No visit to Questacon is complete without watching—and perhaps taking a starring role—in a Spectacular Science Show.

Questacon is only a short walk from the centre of Canberra, and is in an ideal location for visitors to enjoy some of Canberra’s best tourist experiences.

When you need a break, Questacon’s Mega Bites Café provides the perfect spot to recharge and refuel. Questacon’s Q Shop offers a range of science-themed toys, gifts and souvenirs to continue the Questacon experience after you leave.

Facilities

Art & Culture Australian Tourism Accreditation Australian Tourism Export Council Barbeque Cafe Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Coach Parking Disabled access available Enquiry Desk Family Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Free Wifi Interactive Centre Lockers Museums Australia Non Smoking Parents Room Picnic Area Public Toilet Shop Wheelchair access

Rates

From $17.50 to $23.00

Children under four are free of charge.
Family ticket (two adult and up to three kids): $70

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