Young girl walking past Sciencentre entry sign


Permanent exhibition

Recommended for children aged 5 - 13 years

Exhibition Guide

Queensland Museum Tropics



Unleash your inner scientist at Sciencentre. Follow your curiosity, test your ideas and use your imagination in this interactive and experience-rich space.

A discovery-zone with plenty of fun where you can discover how science challenges the human body, exercises the brain and stimulates the senses.

Explore the world of science through play with over 20 interactive stations including:

  • Bullseye - Challenge your friends and test the speed and accuracy of your throw.
  • Gravity Run - Work together to build a gravity run with lots of moving parts.
  • Four in a Row - Team up with a friend to win at 3D noughts and crosses.
  • Disappearing Body - Do you believe what you see?
  • Play and create with our gigantic magnetic Periodic Table of Elements.
  • Plus everyone's favourite Thongaphone!

Follow your curiosity, ask questions, test your ideas and use your imagination in this exciting, interactive and experience-rich environment. Challenge your friends, solve puzzles and learn about how science is a part of the things we do every day.

Be curious. Be a scientist at Sciencentre.

Follow your curiosity at Sciencentre at Museum of Tropical Queensland

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