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Address: King Edward Terrace | Act, Canberra 2600, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6270 2800
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make...

With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.

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Good for kids

This place really is a kids paradise. It's also semi interesting for adults. Well worth a visit if you're in Canberra and have young ones, it'll bee the highlight of their trip... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
mobetrotter
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Armidale, Australia
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Armidale, Australia
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place really is a kids paradise. It's also semi interesting for adults. Well worth a visit if you're in Canberra and have young ones, it'll bee the highlight of their trip. It's essentially a science museum with interactive displays that kids can jump on and touch and play with.

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Goulburn and Surrounds, Australia
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Questacon although not funded as generously as it should be, is still a great place for ALL people to go. We used to take our kids there regularly and we returned for a visit in October 2016. It is still a great and inspiring place to go. If you have kids, please take them here as it might be just... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Questacon is a great learning experience for children. It can take quite a few hours to go through. Children can be entertained for at least four hours. There are lots of interesting things for adults as well. Questacon is in a lovely setting quite close to the lake with plenty of parking. Many families take children there for a family... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with 7 yr old, on a school day. Havn't visited for 20 years when i was a teen. Still a great place, awesome exhibits & interactive displays. Great dinosaur show in the theatre. Only negative were the school kids, i know the place is an education facility but it made some rooms a complete no go, my advice would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Questacon was totally awesome, my girls loved it & so did my wife & I highly recommend it to all ages.

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Sydney
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great interactive experience for an afternoon, was even interesting for the parents! Managed to see the liquid nitrogen show which was certainly worth seeing. Crowds were fine when we went (W/E in November) but could get busy in school holidays

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting displays, lots to do. Suits all ages. A worthwhile trip that explains a lots of scientific and mathematical concepts in a fun way

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Thank Linda W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with as a family and friends with children and toddlers. What a great place to experiment and wake their interest for science. This place is very interactive and the children had lots of fun and did not want to leave. We were not even sure if the children or adults had more fun

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For what it is it's very expensive and super busy. They have good demonstrations and interactive games.

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Questacon N, Communications Officer at Questacon, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Questacon. We are pleased you enjoyed our demonstrations and interactive experiences. We are always looking at ways to operate more effectively during busy periods to ensure that everyone enjoys their visit. As the National Science and Technology Centre, we are committed to providing high quality interactive science and technology exhibits that are relevant, contemporary and accessible.... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for everyone. Presentation on Murray/ Darling basin was very well done. Very enjoyable. Highly recommend

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