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Seeing Heat Show

Observe "hot stuff" through the eyes of a thermal camera!

Time: 11am (Daily)
Venue: Defending Science Exhibition, Hall A

Duration: 15 min


Tesla Coil Demonstration

Be amazed by our Tesla Coil demonstration, a highly dramatic and electrifying live demonstration of high voltage electricity.  See this 3.5 million volt coil in action, generating electrical arcs of up to three metres.

Venue:  The Atrium

Time:  12 pm (Daily)
              5 pm (Weekends, School and Public Holidays) 

Duration:  10 min


Fire Tornado Demonstration

Come face to face with one of the most terrifying and spectacular phenomena in nature. We recreate this fiery display in a specially built enclosure, right here in the Science Centre!

Venue:  Courtyard

Time:  3 pm (Daily)

Duration:  15 min

Science on a Sphere®

Discover more about our Earth through this explanatory session.

Venue: Hall B, Earth, Our Untamed Planet Exhibition

4pm (Tue to Fri except School & Public Holidays)

Duration: 15 min

De-Light-Ful Science Show

Now you see me and now you don’t! It’s not magic, it’s just light! Come join us for this “de-LIGHT-ful” science show!            

Venue: Maxwell Auditorium, Hall B

Time:  4pm (Weekends, School & Public Holidays)

Duration: 20 min

Night Sky Ramblings

Join us for a night of stargazing and observe the heavenly bodies.

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Venue:  The Observatory, Omni-Theatre building

7.45 pm – 10 pm (Every Fri)
(Closed on Public Holidays)

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