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King Edward Terrace | Act, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6270 2800
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With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (371 reviews)
“mini q” (81 reviews)
“free fall” (73 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
King Edward Terrace | Act, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6270 2800
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Reviewed yesterday

We went as a family with adult children. Interesting yes , but probably aimed at a younger market. Too busy in the school holidays to really enjoy it as an adult.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited with 4 children 6 & under and they all had a fantastic time. We spent 5.5 hours here and I’m sure there were still a few things left to see.

Thank JoJoManly
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s certainly an interesting place to visit with lots of engaging activities for the whole family. We spent about 3 hours going through the building and had a bit of fun. I did notice at the exit there were awards for the architecture which is...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a blast at Questacon. Lots to see and do. My kids 11, 8 and 6 couldn’t get enough and haven’t stopped talking about it.

Thank KatBan78
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Reasonable cost. Good indoor facility's. Well presented educational activities and displays. Parking during the week can be a bit hit and miss. The freefall slide is great for the bigger kids but scared our 10 year-old niece. Plan a minimum of 4 hours for your...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a good morning here with the kids. Lots of hands on exhibits and much fun was had. Only minor detractor is that I found it quite expensive - especially for something government operated.

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

$70 for a family of 4. Staff were all very helpful. Staggered entry into the littlies section which is a great idea however I imagine people coming in late would miss out so get there early. My kids are 7 and 4 and both enjoyed...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a lot of fun. Spent four hours there and heading back. Had three for fun ticket which made it cheaper and gave us second visit. Food reasonable price for lunch. Great show and informative and engaging presentation. Would recommend for families.

Thank Bpjt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Canberra for the holiday and since questacon is one of the to do thing here she decided to take me here.As I expected it is for young scientists who wanna learn more on a visual and interactive way on the different brunches of science....More

Thank Marc Edrian G
Questacon N, Visitor Services Manager at Questacon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting Questacon and taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with family and friends for a day from Sydney. Had been quite some time since I had visited this location which is good as exhibits to change from time to time. One thing I did notice is that the inflation in prices reflected...More

Thank Miles B
Questacon N, Visitor Services Manager at Questacon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting Questacon and taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and definitely recommend visiting again outside of school holidays periods as this is when we often experience our highest visitation levels. I’m sorry...More

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14 August 2017|
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Response from Dave S | Reviewed this property |
Should be ok but arrive early, and I would think it would be clear of school groups.
Samantha D
3 July 2017|
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Response from jbrough79 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see a sign when I was there a few days ago, I too am a teacher but didn't ask because I had my family with me. Sorry, Jonathan