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Science Space

60 Squires Way, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4286 5000
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A great fun day out

I was really impressed with the science space, we had not long traveled to Canberra to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jasmine S
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Raby
via mobile
A visit with my Grandson

A great day to take children of any age There are plenty of things to do a lot of hands on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kim W
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Taree, Australia
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Science Space is the only dedicated science experience in NSW and is a place where anyone, young and old, can come and see how science and technology discoveries have become reality. It is a place to be inspired about what the future holds and empowered to help change it for the better. Science Space is the proud home of the DIGISTAR 6, Australia’s #1 most digitally advanced Planetarium. The 4k laser projection system is a first for Australia and allows the public to experience science and technology like never before. Science Space is founded upon the principles of education, hands-on learning and accessibility. Existing to advocate the value of science and technology and increase general science literacy. Science Space brings over 100 interactive exhibits, Science Shows, Workshops and Australia’s #1 Planetarium to the Illawarra region.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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60 Squires Way, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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+61 2 4286 5000
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"plenty of parking"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really impressed with the science space, we had not long traveled to Canberra to visit Questacon so I was hesitant about visiting wondering if it could live up to our not so long ago visit to Questacon which was fantastic. But sure enough...More

3  Thank Jasmine S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great day to take children of any age There are plenty of things to do a lot of hands on activities

2  Thank Kim W
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

After confusion on their website saying closed when they were actually open, we had a fabulous day. If you have kids who are into Space you could easily spend 2 days, so many interactive displays, shows and experiments. Well worth the visit and will certainly...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Although only a small Science centre it has plenty to offer all ages. The Planetarium shows are excellent and the kids will find plenty of hands on activities to occupy them. Very reasonable entrence fee locacted across from beautiful beaches and Stuart park another great...More

1  Thank johnaallen
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This museum is a rare find, as it is reasonably priced, yet extremely accessible for young children. It's not as big as Questacon for instance, but it has hands on, highly engaging activities for primary school aged students. My kids had a great time there,...More

1  Thank rkleiner05
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I took my daughter and three of her cousins during the school holidays and they all enjoyed the experience as did I. The secret is to take your time and read and attempt each exhibit so you get maximum education for your dollar which at...More

Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The kids had a wonderful time and enjoyed the planetarium show on the cosmos. Kids were aged 4 and 7 at the time but would interest older children (and adults).

1  Thank maryjane p
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Took our young nephews and we had as much fun as they did...so much fun with all the hands on stuff. The staff were all lovely..knowledgeable, friendly & helpful

1  Thank Ribeenie2518
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Unlike big city science museums, this place is small enough to let the kids roam freely discovering things on their own. Lots of great interactive exhibitions, and quite good shows too.

1  Thank arrghh1
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The learning never stops With so many hands on displays. And the Planetarium was brilliant. Hours of fun for big kids and little kids, and grandparents!

1  Thank blackduckNSW
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Evei87
12 September 2017|
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Response from Stuart C | Property representative |
Hi all our exhibits are designed so they can be engaged with at many levels and hopefully the many adults that visit as part of family visits certainly gain a lot from the exhibition. If visiting during the weekends then we... More
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missrif
26 April 2017|
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Response from Stuart C | Property representative |
Hi, Sadly there are no scheduled shows on Thursday but we do have a school group booked in so it may be possible to sit in on their program but this can only be confirmed on arrival of the school when we will know exact... More
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