School Holiday Program - Scienceworks

School Holiday Program - ScienceworksSchool Holiday Program - Scienceworks

Scienceworks is welcoming all curious kids, big and small, for summer holidays full of spectacular science.

Spend your summertime learning about the invisible marvel that is air by exploring our returning exhibition Air Playground and the new Air-Palooza Amphitheatre show.

Complete your visit with a ticket to the Lightning Theatre and Planetarium.

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Exhibitions
Air Playground
10AM TO 4:30PM DAILY | SPECIAL EXHIBITION GALLERY | INCLUDES MUSEUM ENTRY
Adults $25, Seniors $20, Child/Concession, Member $10

Play with air, the amazing invisible elemental force, and experience hands-on the science of aerodynamics. Whoosh, swirl, gust, squish, flow, float and more at Air Playground! Float objects in mid-air, place material in fast moving air-jets, squish a giant inflatable tentacled sculpture with your body, launch balls sky-high with compressed air and craft paper planes to soar and more.

Shows
Air-Palooza
12PM & 2PM DAILY | AMPHITHEATRE | INCLUDED WITH ENTRY

A presenter dressing in black holds a plastic garbage bin with fog streaming out of it. An audience can be seen in the background sitting on tiered seating and looking impressed.
A fog cannon is a great way to be able to SEE where the air is moving.
Immerse yourself in the wonders of air at our free 20-minute live science show. Uncover the secrets of invisible forces, witness captivating levitation demonstrations, and explore the fascinating power of air pressure through engaging experiments. Our interactive experiments make the invisible forces of air come to life, leaving you in awe of the wonders that surround us.

Planetarium Shows
11 AM, 12 NOON, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM & 4PM DAILY | $10 ENTRY, $8 MUSEUM MEMBERS

Book into the Planetarium and enjoy an out-of-this-world show.

11am - Tycho Goes to Mars
12 noon - Solar System Adventures: Where's the water?
1pm - Starlight
2pm - Solar System Adventures: Where's the water?
3pm - Blackholes
4pm (26 to 31 December) - Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon

The Glow Show
11AM, 12 NOON, 1PM & 2PM DAILY | LIGHTNING THEATRE | $10 ENTRY, $8 MUSEUM MEMBERS

Person holds three illuminated glow sticks in a variety of colours near their face.
Take a seat in our Lightning Theatre and be mesmerised by this visually stunning 30-minute live science show exploring the fascinating science behind luminosity and the many ways a glow can be produced.

Activities
Making of a Mural with Kelsie Cosmic
SELECT DATES BETWEEN JANUARY 5TH AND 25TH (WEATHER DEPENDING) | LIGHTNING THEATRE

Kelsie Cosmic in overalls on a swing in front of a colourful flowery mural
Kelsie Cosmic
Watch a beautiful mural being painted in real time, ask your questions, and even complete your own colouring in sheet to make your own mini mural to take home!

Local artist Kelsie Cosmic invites you to step into the captivating world of "Electrifying Atmospheres" - a playful piece that transforms the outside of the Lightning Theatre into a dynamic realm of swirling lines, ethereal clouds, and electrifying bolts of lightning.

FlushBack
1 PM & 2 PM | PUMPING STATION | $3 PER PERSON, MEMBER $2, ADDITIONAL IPAD $5

FlushBack - Scienceworks' award-winning AR adventure - brings to life the heritage-listed Spotswood Pumping Station. Step back in time and save Melbourne from becoming 'Smellbourne'. Recommended for ages 8+

Generously supported by Melbourne Water.

Tours
Tours run subject to guide availability and weather conditions.

Pumping Station Tours
11 AM | PUMPING STATION | INCLUDED WITH ENTRY

Tours run subject to guide availability and weather conditions.

Hear some of the smelly stories from the straining well and explore the magnificent engine room as you marvel at the engineering feat that helped overcome the stench of 19th century Melbourne in our daily Pumping Station tours.

Collection Store Tours
12 NOON & 2 PM | INCLUDED WITH ENTRY

Go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Scienceworks Collection Store to see some of the 40,000 collection items stored at Scienceworks and listen to the stories of these rare and unique items.

Accessibility
We can assist with any access requirements you may have for this program, please contact our team on 13 11 03 or email us at [email protected] to discuss how we can support your Museum visit.

❊ Official Tickets


Book Online Here

❊ When ❊


Date/s: Saturday 21st September 2024  -  Sunday 6th October 2024

Times: 10AM-4.30PM


❊ Where ❊


Scienceworks View Venue
2 Booker Street Spotswood Victoria 3015 Map
Scienceworks2 Booker Street, Spotswood, 3015, Victoria✆ Venue: (03) 9392 4800 | Event:





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School Holiday Program - Scienceworks

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