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Scienceworks

2 Booker St, Spotswood, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3015, Australia
+61 3 9392 4800
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So sorry below our expectations

Family of 5 with older kids, 15, 19 and over. Noise level was extreme when u had 4 to 5 school... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Frank C
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great fun

A really enjoyable place to visit with kids. The exhibits will make you smile. Very interactive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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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!
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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2 Booker St, Spotswood, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3015, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Family of 5 with older kids, 15, 19 and over. Noise level was extreme when u had 4 to 5 school groups from very young to primary. Site is not big to accommodate too many excited youngsters. We stayed an hour and a bit. This...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really enjoyable place to visit with kids. The exhibits will make you smile. Very interactive. Looks a bit tired but hopefully renovations will fix this. TIP: thought $4 all day parking was very reasonable

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Melbourne during the rainy weekend at the end of November and were looking for indoor options to entertain the kids. We visit Melbourne regularly and were looking to do something new, and a friend recommended Scienceworks as her two sons had loved it....More

Thank uglytourist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting, pl ensure to have sufficient time. Also all others with you, should have an inclination for learning science. Even elders can learn a lot.

Thank limayeji
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 30 October 2017

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 30 October 2017

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 23 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 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 15 October 2017 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
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FionaUganda
26 April 2015|
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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
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MuckMuck15
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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