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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 3094 reviews

“Always fun for the kids”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by galaga_girl

We usually visit Questacon when in Canberra, the kids love the interactive displays. The fee to get in is reasonable and it's great on a hot or rainy day when you just want to be inside. The cafe...

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“Amazing day out for families”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by Codygizzy

What an amazing place! We spent the whole day here and the kids wanted to stay for longer. Well priced tickets ($70 for family of 4), amazing staff who were all so helpful and passionate about their...

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“Great indoor activity for the whole family.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by spaldo10

Amazing place full of activities and learning. We old probably saw half of the things on offer. Kids and adults both really enjoyed it. Was the perfect place to go in a rainy day.

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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