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Discoverland

The joys of play and the wonders of science come together in Discoverland – an enclosed area for our smallest budding scientists.

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Foster your child’s love of learning and kick-start a curiosity for science in Discoverland.

Using principles from the Australian Early Childhood Framework, Discoverland is designed to foster collaboration for families with children aged 0–6. Ask your junior scientist questions and encourage them to explore. Scroll down to see some of the different play spaces we have on offer.

“Everybody starts out as a scientist. Every child has the scientist’s sense of wonder and awe.”

– Carl Sagan

Good to know:

  • There is pram parking inside Discoverland.
  • There is only one entry point so low chance of the young children wandering into other galleries.
  • Twice a year (February and July) we run Toddlerfest, a centre-wide early childhood science festival.

Discoverland Details

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    Discoverland
  • Accessible

  • Food and drink not allowed

  • 0-6 years

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Reflection of a child looking at exhibit in Discoverland.

Curiosity Zone

The curiosity zone features exhibits, shapes, colours and fun games to generate thought bubbles (plus a real bubble machine too).

Young child pushing a wheelbarrow full of blocks in Discoverland.

Construction Zone

Our interactive Construction Wall helps develop children’s ability to work as part of a team, identifying shapes, size, position, order, direction, sorting and patterns. Smiles guaranteed.

Young child and adult playing in Discoverland

Home Zone

Set in a familiar household and backyard environment, children experiment with buildings to develop their motor and numeracy skills through sorting and patterning.

Young girl playing with coloured, plastic balls in Discoverland.

Mighty Machine Zone

Put the family team into action, working together to develop kids’ cooperation, measuring and sorting skills.

Two young children playing in Discoverland in a water exhibit with rubber ducks.

Water Zone

Children race boats, experimenting with water flow and learning about its sources.

A decorative pattern.

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