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Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre

OPEN: 9am–5pm daily (except Christmas Day)

ADDRESS: King Edward Terrace, Parkes

PHONE: 02 6270 2800, Info: 1800 020 603, Group bookings: 02 6270 2893



Come to where science is always fun!

With over 200 interactive exhibits filling seven galleries, Questacon provides a full day of adventure and exploration. Whether it’s free falling six metres, watching lightning strike, experiencing an earthquake or discovering new innovations, Questacon has something for visitors of all ages. E ven the littlies (0–6 years old) can enjoy the fun with Mini Q.

Questacon also has a daily program of explosive 30-minute Spectacular Science Shows, covering themes from dinosaurs to disasters, particles to popsicles and rockets to rock ‘n’ roll.

Located in the Parliamentary Triangle alongside other popular attractions, a visit to Questacon is a must while in Canberra.

For further information on what’s on at Questacon, visit our award-winning website.