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CSIRO Discovery Centre

The CSIRO Discovery Centre offers an interactive journey through CSIRO and Australian science history. The Centre is housed in an award-winning designed building with a sweeping glasshouse atrium and tropical indoor garden

Science is presented in an entertaining way to demystify it, and educate people of all ages about the fascinating world of research and innovation. The Centre includes a bookshop and a café.

The Discovery Centre is exciting, interactive and educational for people of all ages. Visit today and see how many of the world's scientific advances have come from the CSIRO, Australia's largest research organisation.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Weekdays: 9am – 5pm; Discovery Café open 7:30am – 4pm weekdays. Closed weekends and public holidays

ENTRY COST

  • Adult: 10.00 -
  • Child: 7.00 -
  • Concession: 7.00 -
  • Family: 30.00 -
  • Student: 7.00 -

SOCIAL MEDIA

DISABLED ACCESS

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING

Ranked #74 of 136 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS

Went expecting lots and didn't deliver

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This place has the feeling of something that was put together as an afterthought. As others have said, glad we didn't have to pay. My 13-year old was bored in 20 minutes and he usually loves this...

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Easier than Questicon

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Great if you are a science buff. No one there when we went and had a lovely chat with staff. Very interesting. You need to have to work at finding it and will take about 45 mins to get around. Beats...

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Could have been better

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We were in and out in about 20 minutes - luckily we didn't have to pay when we went. Probably better for 12+ rather than a 6&7 year olds. Quite a few exhibits broken

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CONTACT

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ADDRESS

North Science Road, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2601

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EMAIL

info.discovery@csiro.au

WEB

www.csiro.au/...

PHONE NUMBER

6246 4646

FAX NUMBER

6246 4600

FEATURES

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Catering
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • First aid equipment
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled