Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre

Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre

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.

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

Our doors will be open for 2-hour 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. We recommend booking early as tickets for each session are limited.

For our COVID-19 safety measures and Frequently Asked Questions please click here.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Bookings required. See website for details.

COSTS

Not specified

ACCESSIBILITY

Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.

Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.

Suitable for guests with high support needs who uses a hoist and always travel with a carer.

Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf.

Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision.

Location

Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Barbeque

Cafe

Carpark

Family Friendly

Non Smoking Establishment

Parents Room

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 3054 REVIEWS

Ranked #10 of 223 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“Dissapointed”

Reviewed on 26/01/2021

Was disappointed to first find they are advertised in the Entertainment book but then won’t honour the vouchers. Then we find that the big slide and the kids playground are closed with no clear...

Review by

sharelled2021

“Interactive Science”

Reviewed on 11/01/2021

Well set out with amazing hands on and interactive displays. Very engaging for old and young scientists. Friendly and informative staff. Loved the robots.

Review by

RosemaryDBMCD

“Kids loved it”

Reviewed on 03/01/2021

Engaging place for kids & adults. Very well run & sanitised. Plenty to see. I went through this place a couple of decades ago and it was bedlam with people everywhere, now it is nice & peaceful...

Review by

crystalbird1975

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