Common questions

What suburb is Questacon in?

What suburb is Questacon in?

Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre is located in the suburbs of Canberra Central and Parkes, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.

Do you need to book Questacon?

Tickets must be pre-booked online for all visitors in your group, including babies and children. Mini Q will become part of the standard visit for those aged 0-6years and a separate ticket is no longer required.

Is Questacon free entry?

Yes, $23.00 Adults, $17.50 Concession, Children $17.50, Children u4 Free, Family (2 A, 3 C) $70.00. over a year ago.

Why is Questacon significant to Australia?

Today Questacon is Australia’s largest science centre and is among the world’s leading science centres. In 1982, the Australian Bicentennial Authority proposed that a national science centre be established as a lasting memorial to the 1988 Australian Bicentenary.

Is questacon good for adults?

Great exhibits on every level, finishing with the free fall which she loved! This is a wonderful adventure of a place, with all kinds of exhibits that make science fun and accessible. It’s pitched at kids but as 50 something adults we found plenty to enjoy.

How many exhibits are in questacon?

200 exhibits
Questacon has over 200 exhibits and approximately 300 000 people visit the Centre in Canberra each year.

Is questacon good for toddlers?

Questacon has long had a reputation as an awesome destination for curious kids with its hands on galleries showcasing science in action. And the good news is it’s not only for older kids – Questacon has a gallery called Mini Q and it’s entirely designed with the 0 – 6 year age bracket in mind.

What can you see at Questacon?

Looking for things to see in Canberra? The Questacon Science Centre is one of Canberra’s best local attractions…

  • Measure Island.
  • Eaten Alive.
  • Wonderworks.
  • Mini Q.
  • Side Show.
  • Awesome Earth, and.
  • Terrorsaurus.

What is the purpose of Questacon?

Questacon’s vision is a better future for all Australians through engagement with science, technology and innovation. To realise this vision, Questacon provides engaging and exciting experiences that inspire interest, highlight relevance and promote positive associations with science and technology.

Where is questacon located in Australia?

Questacon – the National Science and Technology Centre, is an interactive science communication facility in Canberra, Australia. It is a museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits relating to science and technology. It has many science programs that are intended to inspire the children of Australia to love science.

What can a 4 year old do in Canberra?

Visiting Canberra with kids is a definite family bucket-list item, particularly when you include these top 10 Canberra attractions.

  • Questacon.
  • Quizzic Alley.
  • Cockington Green Gardens.
  • National Art Gallery of Australia.
  • National Dinosaur Museum.
  • Old Parliament House.
  • Black Mountain Tower.
  • National Arboretum Pod Playground.

Who funds questacon?

The Questacon Smart Skills Initiative engages young people in design thinking, technology, creativity and innovation. Funded jointly by the Australian Government and The Ian Potter Foundation, the Initiative delivers activities nationally through regional partnerships and digital communications technology.

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Ruth Doyle