Science Centre And Planetarium

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  • Address: Wollongong Science Centre, Innovation Campus, 60 Squires Way, North Wollongong NSW 2519, Australia
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-242865000
  • Ticket Price: 13 USD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Science Museums, Educational Site, Planetarium , Entertainment, Family And Kids

Fun time for kids! The Science centre and Planetarium in Wollongong is the most visited indoor attraction and is a major hands-on science venue of southern New South Wales. Its complex comprises of two floors of exciting interactive exhibits, a science theatre, and the amazing and immersive planetarium. It is indeed one of those places where the children can gather knowledge along with fun. The adults can also enlighten themselves further with workings behind daily phenomenon of nature and technology. You can also visit the Science Centre Shop that is situated at the entrance to the centre and is the largest retail outlet of its kind in Australia. The shop has been designed to reflect the activities throughout the Science Centre and is a popular destination for visitors. A kiosk, café, and outdoor picnic areas are also available.

  • Child : $ 9
  • Planetarium Show tickets : $ 4
  • Infant: Free for 0 to 12 months, $1 for 1 year olds, $2 for 2 year olds, $3 for 3 year olds.

  • The Centre is closed on New Year's Day, Australia Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

  • Nearest Bus stop: Innovation Campus, Squires Way

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  • Science Centre And Planetarium Address: Wollongong Science Centre, Innovation Campus, 60 Squires Way, North Wollongong NSW 2519, Australia
  • Science Centre And Planetarium Contact Number: +61-242865000
  • Science Centre And Planetarium Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Science Centre And Planetarium Price: 13 USD
  • Time required to visit Science Centre And Planetarium: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Wollongong include Science Centre And Planetarium in their plan

  • 70.63% of people start their Science Centre And Planetarium visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Science Centre And Planetarium

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Science Centre And Planetarium

People normally club together Hangdog Climbing Gym and Jamberoo Action Park while planning their visit to Science Centre And Planetarium.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • An excellent space to visit regardless of the level of science knowledge you have. This place has a wonderful range of demonstrations, attractions and the most impressive the planetarium! The main stations of attraction doesn't take long to explore, probably 1.5 hours max; however, it is worth your time!

  • Good -Good place for kids. -Nice and clean. -Many interesting interactions. -Free entry for Questacon annual member! Bad -Much smaller than I expected.

  • Nice place for kids to discover and learn. Nice exhibits and good shows to enjoy. Bring your own food as kiosk price is high.

  • This place would get 4 stars if it weren’t for the bad customer service and especially bad manager. Lots for kids to interact with and educational. Shows are good. Though the staff act kind inside, it seems there job is only to keep order. They don’t give and advice or share any knowledge like staff at Questacon do. My son most recently went here went with his school class. I am waiting in the foyer for them to come out (as I was not allowed to meet them in the back on the grass eating, even if they were finished inside in the exhibit section and the class was exiting through the side entry). So I wait and see them pass by just close to the entry to the toilets. The manager steps out to point out to me I am not allowed to pass the doorway. (Was she afraid I was going to make a run for it and view the exhibit for free?) it is strange she said it like she did. To top the managers behavior off, two parents that had paid entry to join the class were not allowed to stay with their child, when the class left, without paying entry for the child again. Really? Not even a short while. That left a bad after taste for all involved. The place was practically empty no one in sight downstairs. That sums up the customer service. I have previously been here multiple times with the family as we were gifted an annual pass. But that manager has acted strange on other occasions, making me prefer to go other places. I was compelled to write this review in hope of this reaching someone above the manager to straighten out the customer service so this place can be all it has potential to be. I asked them for contact with the next boss above on a different occasion but that person couldn’t be reached and I think my request for contact would have been binned before it reached the right person.

  • balls in gift shop are very bouncy

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