We are the only dedicated science experience in NSW and is a place where anyone, young and old, can come and see how science and technology discoveries have become reality. It is a place to be inspired about what the future holds and empowered to help change it for the better.

Science Space is the proud home of the DIGISTAR 6, Australia’s #1 most digitally advanced Planetarium. The 4k laser projection system is a first for Australia and allows the public to experience science and technology like never before. This year, we launched the very first indoor starlight cinema experience in the Illawarra, SciFri Cinema! Check it out HERE!

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 100 interactive exhibits, Science Shows, Workshops and Australia’s #1 Planetarium to the Illawarra region.

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.

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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.

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!