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Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre

family of 4 walk up the Questacon ramp by the ticket desk
3 young people stand looking at a rainbow exhibit at Questacon
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6 young people stand on the Questacon ramp looking down at the photographer
family of 4 walk up the Questacon ramp by the ticket desk
3 young people stand looking at a rainbow exhibit at Questacon
Q Lab
6 young people stand on the Questacon ramp looking down at the photographer

Overview

Travel to the centre of an Earthquake, to the heart of a beehive, all the way to outer space!

Their doors will be open for timed sessions to inspire your imagination with the world of science and technology.

Tickets must be pre-booked online for all visitors in your group, including babies and children. It is recommended to book early as tickets for each session are limited.

For COVID-19 safety measures and Frequently Asked Questions please visit the website.

Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 3098 reviews

“Disabled people treated as second class citizens”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1w ago by Felicity b

I LOVE Questacon and have visited literally hundreds of times over the course of my life. But for the last year or so the main lift to the top gallery has been broken, fixed, and broken again...

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“An Excellent Experience For Everyone”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2w ago by ZDA0128

It was an excellent experience. There was so much to do and see, and it is incredibly interactive. It is enjoyable for everyone. I would absolutely recommend it for all families.

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“An Amazing Experience For Everyone”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2w ago by trip_johnd

It was an amazing experience. There was so much to do and see, and it is incredibly interactive. It is enjoyable for everyone. Would definitely recommend for all families.

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  • Barbeque
  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Enquiry Desk
  • Family Friendly
  • Food and Refreshments
  • Gallery / Museum
  • Interactive Centre
  • Lockers
  • Non Smoking
  • Parents Room
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person.
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)
  • Accessibility statement