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Welcome to Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre, located in the heart of Canberra, Australia's capital city. As a dynamic and interactive museum, Questacon is a haven for curious minds of all ages, offering a captivating exploration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through exciting exhibits, hands-on activities, and immersive experiences.
Step into Questacon and prepare to embark on a thrilling journey of discovery. The museum's vibrant and modern design sets the stage for an engaging exploration of scientific concepts, principles, and phenomena. From the wonders of physics and chemistry to the marvels of space exploration and the intricacies of the human body, Questacon provides a space for visitors to engage with science in a fun and accessible way.
As you explore the museum, you'll encounter a diverse range of interactive exhibits that encourage active participation and experimentation. Get hands-on with the exhibits, challenge your perceptions, and push the boundaries of your understanding as you delve into the mysteries of science. From launching rockets and building bridges to exploring the science behind light, sound, and electricity, there's no shortage of excitement and learning opportunities at Questacon.
The center also hosts live science shows and demonstrations that showcase the wonders of scientific phenomena in action. Witness mind-bending experiments, engaging presentations, and thought-provoking discussions that spark curiosity and inspire a lifelong love for learning.
Beyond the exhibits and shows, Questacon offers a range of educational programs, workshops, and events designed to ignite a passion for STEM in young minds. From school group visits to specialized workshops and festivals, the center provides a stimulating environment where children and adults alike can engage with the wonders of science and explore future career possibilities.
Located in the capital city, Questacon enjoys a picturesque setting surrounded by other national institutions and the serene beauty of Canberra. Take a stroll through the nearby parks, visit the iconic landmarks, and embrace the intellectual and cultural ambiance that characterizes the city.
Whether you're a science enthusiast, a budding engineer, or simply curious about the world around you, a visit to Questacon is an unforgettable experience. Come and unleash your inner scientist, immerse yourself in the wonders of discovery, and be inspired by the incredible potential of scientific exploration. Questacon is where curiosity comes alive, and where the mysteries of science are unveiled in an engaging and accessible way.
This is the only science museum listed in Parkes. There's also twelve attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Questacon on the map above. If you need any other information on Questacon that is not listed here, please call (02) 6270 2800 or visit their website.
More information on Questacon is listed bellow.
Child (4 - 16 years): $17.50
Child (Under 4 years): Free
Family (2 Adults + 3 Children): $70.00
($8.00 for each additional child)
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Following is a list of other museums found within few miles of Questacon. You may also view all museums in Parkes, Australian Capital Territory.
Liangis Theatre National Portrait,
National Portrait Gallery,
National Gallery of Australia,
Old Parliament House,
National Archives of Australia,