July School Holiday Opening Hours
We are open extended weekday hours 9am-4pm during the July holidays (open 10am-4pm weekends & Mon 22nd July Staff Dev’t Day).
Regular Opening Hours
We are open 10am-4pm daily including most public holidays (closed on Wednesdays during school terms).
Exhibition space and Science Shows
Exhibition Space, Science Shows and one (1) Planetarium Show
|Additional Planetarium Show||$6||$6||$6|
|Planetarium Show for Science Space members||$4.50||$4.50||$4.50|
|Infants Under 12 months (free), age 1 ($2.50), age 2 ($3.50), age 3 ($4.50)
|Family (1 adult and 1 child)||$90|
|Family (1 adult and 2 children)||$95|
|Family (2 adults and 1 child)||$100|
|Family (2 adults and 2 children)||$110|
|Additional Children (to an existing membership)||$10 per child|
We have a range of membership packages available for access to unlimited visits, exclusive offers and discounts.
Science Space members enjoy:
- Free yearly general admission to the Science Space (during public sessions)
- 10% off Science Shop purchases
- 10% off Science Space birthday party packages
- Discounts on planetarium shows, special events, school holiday programs and astronomy nights
- 15% off entry and memberships to Early Start Discovery Space
- Free parking (only in conjunction with Science Space visit)
Free or discounted general admission to the following (excludes special exhibits and events):
- Discovery Centre Bendigo
- Newcastle Regional Museum
- National Maritime Museum, Sydney (20% discount off the Big Ticket)
- Powerhouse Museum, Sydney*
- Questacon, Canberra (includes 10% off Q Shop)**
- Sciencentre, Brisbane
- Science Works, Melbourne Museum and Immigration Museum, part of Museums Victoria***
- SciTech, Western Australia (includes 20% off Discovery shop)
- PARKING – Parking is free for all Science Space visitors. Hand your ticket into front reception for validation when you pay for entry. Boom gates remain open on weekends.
- We accept all major debit and credit cards (except American Express).
- Weekday shows (during school terms) are scheduled for booked schools and groups. Limited tickets may be available to the public but are not guaranteed. Please ask at reception upon arrival for more details.
- In peak busy times such as school holidays, planetarium and science shows can book out. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Show tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis.
- Discounted planetarium show tickets are $4.50 for Science Space members only (per person, per show).
- General Passes AND Ultimate Passes include free entry to live science shows (subject to availability).
- Children entry price applies to children between the ages of 4 and 18.
- Children must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult. Children under the age of 16 will not be admitted without an accompanying adult.
- Carers must carry a valid companion or carers card.
UOW staff and students also receive 10% discount off a Science Space membership on presentation of a valid staff or student card.
- We encourage visitors to take out a membership to their local science centre or museum. Reciprocal benefits are subject to change without advanced notice. For more information about benefits please contact us. Memberships are not valid for school or group visits.
- You will need to produce current photo ID with a valid membership card for entry. Memberships are NOT transferable between different families. Entry will only be granted to family members listed on card.
- As per the reciprocal conditions, visitors who hold a Museums Victoria membership but reside in NSW are required to pay usual Science Space entry fees.
- *Free entry for reciprocal members residing outside of a 50km radius of the Powerhouse, Sydney. Standard admission fees will apply to Science Space members living with the 50km radius.
- **Free entry for reciprocal members residing outside of a 100km radius of Questacon, Canberra. Standard admission fees will apply to Science Space members living within the 100km radius.
- ***Free entry to Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and Immigration Museum, part of Museums Victoria available only to Science Space Members residing outside of Victoria.
- N.B. Science Space members will receive a 10% discount off the total birthday party cost. Memberships are not valid for party package bookings and cannot be used to gain free entry for party guests.