Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

Located in National Triangle, minutes from the city and other major attractions. Australia's largest interactive science centre with over 200 hands-on exhibits. Specifically catering for families and offers good value for money. Spend a couple of hours or an entire day. Free parking.

Address: 
King Edward Terrace, Parkes, ACT
Tel: 
0262702800
Hours: 
10am-5pm daily, closed Christmas Day
Admission: 
Galleries and Show: Adult $14.00, Concession $9.50, Child $8.00, Family (2+3) $39.50, Extra child $4.00.
Galleries only: Adult $11.00, Concession $7.00, Child $6.00, Family (2+3) $32.00, Extra child $3.00.
Show only: Adult $3.00, Concession $2.50, Child $2.00, Family (2+3) $7.50, Extra child $1.00
Facilities: 
The Centre has wheelchair and strollers available for use by visitors as well as wheelchair access. There is a cafeteria, science shop, first aid room, cloakroom service and Centre post box. Two lecture theatres are available for hire and seminars. Children's parties and special senior's days are catered for. Other services are teacher kits with educational trails for children through the Centre, workshops for children and teachers and special demonstrations daily by the Centre's Explainers (shows include slime, collision, liquid nitrogen, music and balloons).
Collection: 
6 large galleries with themed exhibitions that are constantly changing to keep up-to-date with current topics. All exhibits are hands-on and have a strong educational focus.
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