Questacon

Looking for things to see in Canberra? The Questacon Science Centre is one of Canberra’s best local attractions…

There is no better way to describe Questacon in Canberra. It’s the best Fun thing to see in Canberra! Their motto is ” Making science fun and relevant to everyone” and they certainly deliver for all visitors to Canberra. Questacon is the Science Centre with a difference, and Mercure Canberra is your best accommodation in Canberra.

Questacon is the National Science and Technology Centre. The innovative exhibitions and programs, with their interactive and colourful galleries make this a top visit for everyone in the family. The museum, ( probably not the best term, because it is far from being dark and stuffy, which you would normally associate with the term – Museum) is targeted for kids and teenagers alike. Parents will also enjoy the amazing Canberra attraction learn a great deal and really enjoy all aspects of what is on show when you visit. Canberra’s Questacon is a favoured destination for visiting school groups and Questacon displays currently include:

  • Measure Island
  • Eaten Alive
  • Wonderworks
  • Mini Q
  • Side Show
  • Awesome Earth, and
  • Terrorsaurus

No visit to Questacon is complete without watching their theatre troupe: The Excited Particles perform daily in our three theatres. Dinosaurs, tsunamis, explosions, balloons… performed from a repertoire of more than a dozen shows and be careful – Participation is Mandatory!

Questacon offers a great discount visitors pass that allows you to see Canberra’s top 3 attractions with one ticket. You can purchase this great pass when you stay in your Canberra hotel or accommodation house or you can pre purchase them from most motoring organisations before you arrive. This will allow your next visit to Canberra to see Questacon, the Austraian Institute of Sport and Cockington Green. These local Canberra attractions will allow you a fun filled 3 days when you choose your next stay in Canberra.

Mercure Canberra is the perfect accommodation for your family when you plan your visit to Questacon.