Rescue Scienceworks

Scienceworks in Spotswood is has a whole array of school holiday activities this September, stuff from Saturday 20 September to Sunday 5 October. It’s one of our favourite family destinations and there’s something for toddlers right up to older kids.


Rescue – Temporary exhibition about rescue services, click from firefighters to surf lifesavers. Closes Sunday 5 October. READ THE REVIEW.

To tie into the exhibition there’s a special event on Thursday 2 October ‘Community Safety Day’ where you can learn how emergency services and other related organisations keep our community safe with demonstrations and shows.

Think Ahead – New permanent exhibition about the future. READ THE REVIEW.

Science Fiction Science Future – New temporary exhibition bringing science fiction concepts to our future reality. READ THE REVIEW.

Planetarium Shows

Starlight – Uncover the mystery to the stars.

Tycho to the Moon – Meet Tycho, a dog who doesn’t just howl at the moon, but wants to go there.

Performances and Shows

Bolt from the Blue – Explore the remarkable properties and mysteries of lightning in this live show.

Exploding Science – Make some noise as we make things burst, boom and blaze!


Collection Store Tours – See highlights from the museum’s historic collection and discover some of Melbourne’s fascinating past.


Blast off! –  Build your own model rocket to take home.

Scienceworks, 2 Booker St, Spotswood 03 9392 4800

Daily 10am – 4:30pm (Closed Good Friday & Christmas Day)

Museum entry adults $12, child FREE

Giveaway! Thanks to Scienceworks I have 5 x general entry passes (2 adults, kids are free) to Scienceworks over the school holidays (20 September – 5 October).

To win all you have to do is follow the instructions below. The 5 winners will be chosen randomly Monday 22 September and notified by email. Good luck!

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