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School Holidays in Perth

Explosive fireballs, insect hotels, birthday celebrations, planetarium wonders, sustainable constructions, and a $1000 prize on offer – Summer at Scitech just got better.

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Supercharge your school holidays with a fun, family day out that offers curious science experiences for all ages! There’s so much to see and do, you won’t know where to start…  

Rethink the future in our immersive Earth Matters exhibition and explore the curious world of science in our interactive galleries and engaging shows. 

With kids under 4 free$5 all-day parking, and picnic facilities, Scitech is the perfect place to escape the summer heatPlan ahead and book your tickets online and go in the draw to WIN $1,000!*

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Earth Matters experience

Through a curated series of immersive exhibits, dive deep into the science behind our changing planet. Step into a banksia woodland, create and share renewable energy, design an insect hotel and discover how lifestyle choices impact the environment around us.

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Girl sitting on floor looking at colourful projections over her legs

Things That Glow Science Show

From explosive fireballs and surprising chemistry, to the wonders of UV and laser light, this science theatre show shines a light on brilliant WA science. 

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Gumby's Birthday Puppet Show

It’s Gumby’s 200th birthday! Join our favourite tree and her animal friends on the big stage for a special birthday celebration. 

Learn about the show
A lady standing with a fake tree prop on a puppet theatre set.

We Are Aliens Planetarium Show

Sit back, relax and look to the skies in Scitech’s incredible planetarium dome as you join scientists searching for life beyond Earth. Learn about recent microscopic lifeform discoveries and the similar conditions to our planet found on others in outer space.

Explore the show
A 6 wheeled rover on the surface of Mars.

Sustainable Suburbs Activity

Help us build a sustainable suburb in the Rio Tinto Tinkering Space. Get creative by reusing materials and bring new ideas to life in this collaborative green neighbourhood.

Start tinkering


The wonders of science and play live in Discoverland – an enclosed area for Scitech’s smallest budding scientists.

Show me Discoverland
Woman and toddler playing in Discoverland with coloured plastic balls

Kaartadjin Koorliny

This breathtaking gallery houses a stunning visual spectacle titled ‘Kaartadjin Koorliny’. This immersive colour experience is facilitated by moving pneumatic pipes, a perception tunnel, musical lighting that responds to body movements and much more.

See the gallery
A girl playing in the Kaartadjin Koorliny gallery at Scitech, she is standing in front of plastic tubing.

Good to know:

  • $5 all day parking (purchase ticket inside City West located next to the lifts on the ground floor)
  • Conveniently located across the road from City West Train Station, 1 stop from Perth City Station on the Fremantle line
  • Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic lunch — we encourage you to consider the environment and use reusable food containers and water bottles where possible.
  • Free Wi-Fi in the science centre
  • Wheelchair and pram access
  • Baby changeroom available

Event Details

Limited spots!
Bookings essential.

  • Date
    19 December - 31 January
  • Time
    10.00am - 4.00pm
  • Location
  • Age
    All ages
  • Members
    Free Join Now
  • Name
    School Holidays in Perth
  • All ages

  • $5 all day parking

  • Scitech event

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