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Housing important cultural and scientific collections of the State of Victoria, Scienceworks is a world-renowned science museum located in the suburb of Spotswood. Established in 1992, the museum is housed in a large building near the historic Spotswood Pumping Station, the steam engines of which form an associated exhibit. Other displays and exhibits include hands-on experiments, demonstrations, and educational tours, including a stop at the planetarium, especially popular with kids. Make sure to visit the museum's "lightning room," a 120-seat auditorium presenting demonstrations about electricity and featuring a giant Tesla Coil, an instrument capable of producing spectacular lightning bolts. To visit Scienceworks on your holiday in Spotswood, and find out what else Spotswood has to offer, use our Spotswood trip planner .
A short ride from Southern Crossing to Spotswood by train followed by a 10 min walk to the Scienceworks. It is reasonably priced ($95 for two adults and two children) and included a visit to the Farad... more »
I havnt been to Scienceworks since i was a kid in school, so it was about time i took my lil boy. Arrived at about 10:30 (opens at 10) queue to the door, but moved through quickly. It cost about $70 f... more »
Scienceworks is a fun place to learn and discover new things. Scienceworks is the perfect place to take your kids in the school holidays. The renovation had greatly improved the venue with fascinating new exhibits for those of all ages - not to mention the great air conditioning. Free entry for concession holders makes this a worthwhile trip as well as the various shows which are put on.
Amazing exhibition! We couldn't been happier seeing the moon so close. Also they have a great play area for children all ages. Our 6 months baby had a blast!
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