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2 Booker St, Spotswood, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3015, Australia
+61 3 9392 4800
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Visited for Robotica

As a first time visitor to Scienceworks, perhaps I had high expectations. In honesty, I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
A bit of a trek, but great for kids

Spotswood is a bit of a trek from the CBD, but the train does a good service to deliver you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tauranga, New Zealand
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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 1 week ago via mobile

As a first time visitor to Scienceworks, perhaps I had high expectations. In honesty, I was disappointed. It feels disorganised, all over the shop, disjointed. I was there with 2 others, we all love scientific/robotic/historical stuff... and there are a range of displays that no...More

Thank mitchellt1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spotswood is a bit of a trek from the CBD, but the train does a good service to deliver you relatively close - with just a short walk to the Sciencework museum. Don't be alarmed by the surrounding streets! This museum is in the middle...More

Thank TeamIan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I asked the information desk if there would be any changes in the Southern gallery next term, and she said not till next year - oops, next term half of the display had gone and 11 of the 26 topics I had prepared with the...More

Thank harryirving
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it's a very good museum to experience science in a good way. Interactive display, and modern building, but collection could have been better. Considering the location which is quite away from city center, it's a bit extra effort if using public transport, except grab a...More

Thank Bakhtiar S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here a few years ago and we loved it and were looking forward to going back. Unfortunately only about 1/3 of the exhibits were open due to renovations (it was still the same price though). If we had been told this when...More

1  Thank Allison230
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When we last visited they had an interactive laser show which was by far the best part of the day. The main building has pretty much the same exhibits from one visit to the next. The planetarium is nearly always booked out way ahead of...More

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots of things to do for kids. You can spend whole day over there. Fantastic facilities. my daughter enjoyed in sports section. Future science section have lots of cool activities for kids and adult. Planetarium show was great and lighting show was fun. Make sure...More

Thank RajKTR
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Loads to do and filled in 4.5hrs. Great value for money. The planetarium show was amazing and the lightning display was worth watching. The kids had so much fun

Thank Cameron D
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We had a spare morning in Melbourne and decided to pay a visit to the Scienceworks. Admission was free for children but you have to pay extra for special shows including the Planetarium, the Lightning show and the Light show. Unfortunately we only had the...More

Thank Maggie L
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

OMG. We had the most wonderful night. I got to watch my daughter meet her tribe. She just belonged there. They were all so amazing, intelligent and inspiring. And Hayley thrived in that space. She also got to meet her first astronaut. This was a...More

Thank Kylie T
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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

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