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"Scienceworks is bursting with things to challenge curious minds of all ages. In just one visit, you can stroll among the gigantic machines that kept the city running, enjoy electrifying theatre in the Lightning Room, let your little ones roam safely in enclosed spaces, wander through our immersive exhibitions and drop into deep space in the Melbourne Planetarium."

Opening Hours

Mondays: 10am - 4;30pm
Tuesday: 10
am - 4;30pm
Wednesday: 10
am - 4;30pm
Thursday: 10
am - 4;30pm
Friday:  10
am - 4;30pm
Saturday: 10
am - 4;30pm
Sunday: 10
am - 4;30pm



Adults - $15.00

Children (up to 16 years) -  Free

Seniors - $10.00

Concession - Free

(These cards entitle you to concession entry: Carer Card, Health Care Card, Pension Card, Student Card, Veterans Affairs Card. Companion Card holders can bring their attendant free of charge.)


What's on

Illuminate: How Science Comes to Light (until 9th July 2023)

"Illuminate is a brand new exhibition exploring the science behind the fastest traveller in the universe – light. Ignite the senses and learn through hands-on interactive play."

Fulldome Flicks


"Journey through the land of the dinosaurs and marvel at the majesty of our changing seasons in the latest and greatest family-friendly movies on the dome."


Adult: $19

Child: $14

Ways to Travel:


Based just off the Westgate Freeway, Scienceworks is 40-50min drive depending on your location. There's plenty on site parking options along Booker St and Craig St.


Catch a Metro train service to Footscray Station and switch services to the Werribee Line making sure it stops at Spotswood Station. Scienceworks is a 13min walk from the station.

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