Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre
Discover the smarter way to have fun at Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre. There’s something for everyone as you experience science in extraordinary ways.
Free-fall down a six-metre slide, freeze your own shadow, experience an earthquake or challenge a robot to a game of air hockey. Little scientists will enjoy Mini Q as they play, discover and learn in an exhibition specifically designed for 0–6 year olds.
Questacon’s eight interactive exhibitions feature more than 200 hands-on experiences, designed for visitors of all ages to touch, play and explore. Questacon’s exhibitions cover a range of science topics, from astronomy to zoology and everything in between.
No visit to Questacon is complete without watching—and perhaps taking a starring role—in a Spectacular Science Show.
Questacon is only a short walk from the centre of Canberra, and is in an ideal location for visitors to enjoy some of Canberra’s best tourist experiences.
When you need a break, Questacon’s Mega Bites Café provides the perfect spot to recharge and refuel. Questacon’s Q Shop offers a range of science-themed toys, gifts and souvenirs to continue the Questacon experience after you leave.
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING
Ranked #4 of 197 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
Certificate of Excellence 2016
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS
Reviewed on 23 Sep 2016
Our family thoroughly enjoyed Questacon. We stayed for the day and the kids could have played for longer. As a parent it was fun to play with the kids in a learning setting. Well do to Questacon and...
Reviewed on 22 Sep 2016
Recently visited Ouesticon during a family trip to Canberra. Entry tickets where affordable. Kids were so excited and intrigued! A lot of interesting facts to learn and teach your children! Well...
Reviewed on 21 Sep 2016
Fun for all inquisitive minds. Take the time to explore the detail in the attractions. Still learning as a big kid.
- Coach Parking
- Enquiry Desk
- Family Friendly
- Food and Refreshments
- Interactive Centre
- Non Smoking Establishment
- Parents Room
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet