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About Science Space Wollongong

We are the only dedicated science experience in NSW and are a place where anyone, young and old, can come and see how science and technology discoveries have become reality.

Today's opening Hours: 10am - 4 pm
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Who we are

Science Space first opened in 1989 as the 'Science Centre and Planetarium.' Located in the old migrant building just north of the current location, Science Space has grown to become the #1 indoor attraction in the Illawarra. Science Space is founded upon the principles of education, hands-on learning and accessibility. Existing to advocate the value of science and technology and increase general science literacy. We house over 90 interactive exhibits, Science Shows, Workshops and Australia’s #1 Planetarium to the Illawarra region.

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Science at home

Science is ever-changing. We try to keep up to date with the latest achievements and research in all realms of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Visit our Pinterest to check out some fun and simple Science experiments you can do at home!

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The Wollongong Region

Wollongong is a coastal city 90 minutes south of Sydney CBD. Famous for its stunning stretch of beaches, the Grand Pacific Drive, food and nightlife. A trip to Wollongong can be as adventurous or relaxing as you like.

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Facts You Can Feel Blog

Be sure to check out our Facts You Can Feel Blog. Here, you will find our latest content, videos and responses from our Science superstar Experience Officers at Science Space. Feel free to submit any burning STEM questions you or your children have and we will do our best to answer them right here!   Read all of our blog posts by clicking below.

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