Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.
Monday to Friday: 9 am - 4.30 pm
Between $7.00 and $10.00
Child, Student, Concession: $7
Family (2 adults + up to 3 children) $30
Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.
CSIRO Discovery Centre
North Science Road, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Ranked #68 of 224 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
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“Small but informative centre!”
As I've mentioned in the title, the discovery centre is rather small. Though it is educational and informative, some of the exhibits seem to need upgrades/maintenance. It was smaller than I expected...
Lots of displays showing animals, agriculture, space, technology. A lot of reading, young children activity area, not too much hands on.
“A great place for inquisitive children”
If you have children with an interest in anything involving insects, the environment this could be a great place to spend a few hours, especially on a wet or hot day as it is all indoors.
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