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Address: Corner of Melbourne and Grey Streets | Part of the Queensland Museum, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3840 7555
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

The Sciencentre is a permanent interactive science exhibition offering an...

The Sciencentre is a permanent interactive science exhibition offering an exciting, interactive and experience-rich environment for all ages. There are no visitors at the Sciencentre - everyone is a participant!Housing permanent and changing exhibitions and providing in-depth education experiences and innovative Science Theatre shows, it is a must-see destination for children, families, schools and even grownups!The Sciencentre is located on Level 1 of Queensland Museum. Admission charges apply for entry to the Sciencentre; tickets are available from the ticket counter on Level 2 of the Museum.Part of Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct, the Sciencentre is within walking distance of the Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Performing Arts Centre and the State Library of Queensland. The Cultural Precinct sits alongside South Bank, a vibrant mix of parkland, recreational and commercial space on the Brisbane River across from the Central Business District.

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Took the grankids here for a day out and we loved it just as much as they did, very informative with heaps of activities

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the grankids here for a day out and we loved it just as much as they did, very informative with heaps of activities

Thank Terry L
Sunshine Coast, QLD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All ages will def get a kick out of visiting here. The littlies are well catered for as well so just let them loose! Great to see such awesome attractions and the amount of adults trying out things was great! So join in with the kids and have a blast!

Thank Terrorbull12
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to visit for adults and families with children. Could be both a fun and an educational activity.

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were staying on South Bank at Riverside Hotel for our last 3 days in Brisbane and my niece and her family drove up from NSW to spend the day with us at Queensland Museum and Science Centre. Their girls are just 4 and 5.5 years of age and we spent about 4 hours between the two... More 

Thank Helen R
Bargara, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The present exhibition of stuffed animals, plant life,insects,fish and other fauna is beautifully presented. We happily spent hours there. Descriptions are concise and provide an encyclopedia of knowledge. Children present were entranced. This museum is always providing exciting exhibitions, as well as permanent features, full marks to whoever is responsible, Another room has insects that cause disease, also very edifying.... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My kids love it here. They would have stayed all day. Lots of child friendly exhibits and so awesome that they can touch and feel. Definitely going back soon.

Thank Cathie D
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was my first time visit to the science centre. I was pleasantly surprised by some of the science exhibits (the hands on interaction displays). There were a few of the exhibits which I found a little mundane. The staff were very friendly which you do remember. I have been to many museums were the staff are not friendly at... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place for children and adults; doesn't matter how old you are, you can still interact with the exhibits.

Thank Robyn E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The dinosaur exhibit was terrific, They moved and roared in well-designed stages. The hands-on part for kids had very entertaining physics lessons!

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We planned to go to the beach, but the rain forced us to cancel our plans. We went to the Science Center instead. Our teens really enjoyed the museum. There were many activities for all ages in the Science Center. They also enjoyed the mineral and unseen world exhibits upstairs. We did not pay for the dinosaur exhibit, but received... More 

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