Golden Years of Gaming Arcade
It’s time for parents to show their children what gaming technology was like when they were young, with Scitech’s Golden Years of Video Gaming Arcade. Test your skills on old favourites including Nintendo, Sega, Atari and Playstation.
Giant Board Games Arena
Challenge your family and friends at oversized games such as Snakes and Ladders, Jenga, Connect Four and Chess in the giant board games arena. Work on your problem solving and patterning skills and understand the nature of chance.
Playing with Light (closing soon!)
Our enlightening feature exhibition in the BHP Exhibition Gallery offers amazing and stimulating light and visualisation experiences for the whole family to enjoy. Dip, duck and dive through a high security laser maze, paint a masterpiece with infrared or step inside a giant kaleidoscope.
Be amazed by bubbling beakers, exciting explosions and fantastic fireballs in the Science Theatre these September school holidays. Ignite Your Curiosity showcases a collection of thrilling phenomena to take audiences on a chemical fuelled journey of discovery.
Take an unforgettable journey through the observable Universe to explore our “cosmic address” in the Scitech Planetarium show, Passport to the Universe.
Be immersed in Scitech’s newest gallery, Kaartadjin Koorliny supported by Woodside, which combines STEM with DIY culture, gaming circuitry, data visualisation and sensory elements. Send scarves up soaring shoots, draw on the illuminated sand table, create your own stop-motion animation, or meld colours and patterns with our Halo exhibit.
Scitech’s ‘Tinkering Space’ is an innovative space for visitors to Think, Make, Try and Refine their ideas.
Teach a machine learning 'computer' made out of matchboxes how to play a game of Noughts & Crosses.
Brand new CSIRO Lab workshops are now available for the September school holidays and Term 4, providing hands-on experiences for curious minds. Try your hand at coding with micro:bits, design your own Halloween costume using electroluminescent wire or observe prehistoric monsters through a microscope plus much more!
Meet the Scientists and Game Designers
Our popular ‘Meet the Scientist’ sessions will be returning, with special lectures and demonstrations taking place from local video and board game designers among others.
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