Questacon, Canberra

Australia might be best known for its exotic wildlife and beautiful landscapes, but you can explore its more scientific and technological side at Questacon. More than 200 interactive exhibits show you physics, chemistry, and engineering in action. Discover how a whirlwind of air and mist make things move at the Jellyfish Vortex. Test your response to visual stimuli and your hand-eye coordination at Batak. Although the museum aims most of its exhibits at kids, it entertains and educates visitors of all ages. Before you head to Canberra, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Canberra trip itinerary builder tool , to make sure you see all that Canberra has to offer, including Questacon.
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  • Questacon in Canberra is a great museum for children (but also for curious adults alike): many stations to try out; friendly staff right on the spot - with explanations, tips, etc. The museum is clearly oriented towards children and they obviously enjoyed experimenting and trying. We two adults have also found something new and exciting over and over again. Highly recommended! I would schedule three hours or more.
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  • an amazing integration of entertainment and science education. When we are having fun we learn the most about our surrounds and this exhibition comes the closest to both of those inspirational qualiti...  more »
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