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Medieval Science – January School Holidays Wollongong

Head back in time to the middle ages this summer as you enter the world of Medieval Science. Your child will explore historically and once ground-breaking feats of engineering and physics as our program of themed activities brings history to you.

Think castles, catapults and jousting! Create your own family crests, explore medieval engineering and test your child’s engineering skills as they build their own mini catapult and test its capabilities.

Activities in Full:

All operate from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (from Jan 2nd)

  • *BRAND NEW SCIENCE SHOW* – ‘How to Storm a Castle’ Live Science Show in our Theatre
  • Jousting Tournament of Champions – Challenge your family and friends to a jousting match in our inflatable arena! Last knight standing wins. Runs 14 Jan-16 Jan ONLY*
  • Catapult Building – head up to our STEM ZONE where we will be running a build your own mini-catapult activity at selected times*
  • Knights of The Round Table Archery – Test your accuracy and athleticism at our paint laden archery station – can you hit the target?
  • Giant Slingshots – Who can sling the longest shot? Battle your friends and family at our giant slingshot competition outside
  • Armor Making – head to the STEM ZONE for this family crest making activity. Design and complete your own family shield to defend your honour*
  • Face Painting – Every knight needs their battle paint! Get your face war ready with our friendly face painter* Runs 18 Jan-19 Jan ONLY
  • Green Screen – Using our green screen technology your child can be taken back in time to capture a medieval snapshot
  • Badge Making – Always a favourite, be sure to decorate your January school holiday memento with our badge making station
  • Medieval Science Camps – *SOLD OUT* Book in early for this BRAND NEW science day camp series with a medieval twist! These will sell out. Creative Kids vouchers accepted



Beat The Heat January Special


Exploring Science Space in summer can be hot work with so much to see and do!

This summer, we are giving away free theatre and planetarium shows** to help you cool off!

These spaces are fully equipped with ice-cold air conditioning and we encourage you to take breaks from our exhibition activities by visiting one or more of our excellent presenter-led shows or digitally immersive planetarium experiences!

Purchase entry tickets for your visit below. When you arrive, you can claim your free planetarium tickets** on-site


Weekday Shows (starts Jan 2nd)

  Bubbles 10:00 AM
  Perfect Little Planet 9:45 AM
  HTSAC* – NEW 11:00 AM
  Moonbase One 10:45 AM
  Liquid Nitrogen 12:00 PM
  We are Stars 11:45 AM
  Bubbles 1:00 PM
  Perfect Little Planet 12:45 PM
  HTSAC* – NEW 2:00 PM
  Moonbase One 1:45 PM
  Liquid Nitrogen 3:00 PM
  We are Stars 2:45 PM

Weekend Shows (starts Jan 2nd)

  Bubbles 11:00 AM
  Perfect Little Planet 10:45 AM
  HTSAC* – NEW 12:00 PM
  Moonbase One 11:45 AM
  Liquid Nitrogen 1:00 PM
  We are Stars 12:45 PM
  Bubbles 2:00 PM
  Perfect Little Planet 1:45 PM
  HTSAC* – NEW 3:00 PM
  Moonbase One 2:45 PM



*These activities are run at selected dates and times only. To avoid disappointment, be sure to check our website for the most up to date schedule of activities. We reserve the right to change activities as required due to potential and unplanned operational constraints.

**First planetarium ticket is free with each individual paid entry free, all further tickets are full price. Offer valid 2 January 2020- 27 January 2020 only.