We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Questacon

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
371
All photos (371)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“all ages”(386 reviews)
“mini q”(83 reviews)
“free fall”(76 reviews)
About
With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
King Edward Terrace | Act, Canberra 2600, Australia
Website
+61 2 6270 2800
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Canberra
from USD 43.50
More Info
from USD 10.90
More Info
from USD 239.10
More Info
Reviews (2,772)
Filter reviews
2,748 results
Traveller rating
1,767
738
193
29
21
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1,767
738
193
29
21
Show reviews that mention
All reviews all ages mini q free fall science museum hands on activities earthquake house air hockey great for kids kids and adults school holidays water play lots of fun year olds interactive exhibits whole family few hours great place to visit
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 2,748 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took my 3 young children there over the school holidays - as you would expect it was very busy but they had fun! The miniQ section for kids 0-6 is great, it smaller, contained and there’s even a baby play section.

Thank Kat_L198
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place for all kids, young and old. Lots of things to do and see for the whole family. Plenty of special things during school holidays.

Thank Dipinder S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This isn’t just for the kids, it’s so hands on for everyone. Great way for the kids to learn some pretty cool facts and burn off energy at the same time.

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Questacon is the best attraction in Canberra for families with kids that are on the go. Set aside at least half a day to enjoy everything there.

Thank Kym P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 4 grandchildren aged 2-9. There was something for everyone. Even the parents enjoyed themselves. The presenters doing the theatre shows were particularly fabulous; both entertaining and educational.

Thank margery H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really a great place to take the kids, but, unfortunately, you will be taking your kids along during the school holidays, and they will be a few among a great many. The noise was almost unbearable for grandad and grandma, and this is...More

Thank Michael C
Questacon N, Manager at Questacon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for visiting Questacon and leaving a review. Your time in providing honest feedback about your experience is greatly appreciated. We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed by the noise in the centre during the recent School Holiday period. To assist with managing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you think you might use this twice or more a year, get the family pass as it offers great value. Lots of stuff for the kids from about 4 up to 14. Lots of interactive displays.

Thank Lloyd J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive place to visit with your kids. Will keep them busy for a whole day. Lots of scientific facts and inreresting things to see and do. My kids really loved this place.

Thank oka4o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids love it every time we go. Always new things to do! It’s a great way to get kids moving and thinking!!!

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Full of colour. Science could be so much fun for kids n also adults.. fun filled informative shows at Japanese theater. Kids enjoyed it. It was fascinating. Must go place with kids.

Thank Experience515500
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 60 nearby hotels
Hyatt Hotel Canberra
2,959 reviews
.69 km away
Hotel Kurrajong Canberra
3,623 reviews
1.07 km away
Little National Hotel
1,521 reviews
1.50 km away
Burbury Hotel
913 reviews
1.53 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,570 nearby restaurants
T on the Square
34 reviews
.72 km away
Ottoman Cuisine
856 reviews
.95 km away
Vincent Restaurant
126 reviews
.96 km away
The Deck at Regatta Point
7 reviews
.91 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 375 nearby attractions
Museum of Australian Democracy
1,085 reviews
.45 km away
Lake Burley Griffin
1,686 reviews
.27 km away
National Portrait Gallery
1,629 reviews
.30 km away
National Gallery of Australia
2,853 reviews
.57 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
James B
27 August 2018|
Answer
Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
?????
0
Votes
James B
27 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Kama_10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry James I didn’t see this. There are many rooms with different science based exhibits and displays. You can play with these and learn about science (in a fun way). They also have shows focused on science topics like... More
0
Votes
curious1234978
28 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from LoveTravel72086 | Reviewed this property |
It might be ,as most schools too have holidays,!It would be convenient to travel around in these holidays with the kids !! But do check which days they are open during the Easter hols before!!!
0
Votes