Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre – Mission to Mars Experience

Exhibition and Shows

23 Jul 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

In the first stage of reopening Questacon will only be open for our new immersive guided tour experience – Questacon Mission to Mars. Pre-bookings for Mission to Mars are essential. The usual self-guided experience at Questacon is not available yet.

Experience your first Marsquake and explore the challenges of living on this dynamic planet. The Mission to Mars experience is a mix of theatre and exhibition, and is a different experience to the usual hands-on activities. Visitors will be guided through selected galleries and enjoy a range of immersive experiences to gain the skills and knowledge needed to be the first humans on Mars.

Mission to Mars blasts off daily!
Pre-booking by at least 4pm on the day prior to your visit is essential. With a limited capacity of 15 people per session, tickets may sell out quickly.
Bookings will not be accepted on the day or at the door.
Every person attending the tour (including babies and young children) must have a ticket.

This experience is recommended for people aged 6 years and over. Younger children are welcome to attend (with a ticket), however, the tour content is aimed at older children and adult audiences. Early childhood guided experience for 3 – 5 years olds coming soon!


Australian Tourism Accreditation Australian Tourism Export Council Cafe Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Coach Parking Family Friendly Free Wifi Lockers Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop Wheelchair access


From AU$10.00

Adults $15
Members $10
Children 0-16 years $10

Event Times

23 Jul 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

Weekly Event


Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace, Parkes, 2600

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