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UOW Science Space Wollongong

Interactive science FUN! Largest hands-on science centre in NSW! Birthday Party Packages available. NEW LEGO Club after school program.



Innovation Campus Innovation Campus, Wollongong Science Centre, 60 Squires Way
North Wollongong, New South Wales, 2500

UOW Science Space is the largest hands-on science centre in NSW and among the TOP 10 Fun Places to take the kids ranked by Parents Guide Illawarra!

Located at the University of Wollongong's Innovation Campus this amazing family has something for all the family. UOW Science Space has been a part of the Illawarra for over 30 years!

UOW Science Space after school STEM program in LEGO Club runs every Tuesday through Term time! Creative Kids vouchers are valid for this program. From engineering design challenges to film making, robotics to coding, LEGO Club is a must for all aspiring LEGO masters aged 7-12!  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

  • CLASS SIZE = Capped at 20 places
  • AGES = 7-12
  • COST = Cost for 9 sessions is $180 per term. Creative Kids vouchers accepted. Science Space members receive a 10% discount.
  • TIME = Drop off time is 3:30pm for a 15min afternoon tea break (BYO snacks). Program will start at 3:45pm and finish at 5pm.
  • PARENTS LOUNGE = Tea/coffee making facilities and water cooler available in our kitchenette for parents wishing to stay during the session.

About UOW Science Space
You can't miss their funky building, covered in bright shapes as you drive along Squires Way in North Wollongong. If you stop in, you will discover heaps of interactive and quirky exhibits that have been inspiring curiosity in science and technology to over a million students and children since 1989.

With a beautifully refreshed exhibition space, special themed school holiday features and exciting birthday party options, UOW Science Space is the BEST venue for interactive fun for a family or school excursion.

Interactive Exhibits: Their exhibit gallery consists of over 100 hands-on exhibits that demonstrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in action. Spread across two floors, they have exhibits on dinosaurs, fossils, motors and electricity, to challenge even the most logical minds.

Science Theatre: The Science Theatre offers an array of FUN and educational science shows for ages 6+. From exploding balloons to liquid nitrogen these shows explore the wonders of science.

Planetarium: Watch as day turns into night as you explore stars and constellations in NSW's largest and most advanced Immersive Theatre. Experience full-dome shows and learn about topics such as the universe, dinosaurs, the evolution of life and the night sky.

Science Shop: The Science Shop is one of the most extensive science shops in Australia and carries a wide range of science products. From robotics kits to slime, the shop has products for teaching, exploring, and learning or for just having fun whatever your budget.

Holiday Activities: Every school holiday, they offer special themed activities as well as full day Science Camps and drop-in workshops with our dedicated STEM Zone. With opening every day during NSW school holidays from 10am - 4pm their extensive program of shows and activities will keep the whole family entertained!

During NSW school term they are open from 10am - 4pm and closed on Wednesdays to the public.
Days/Hours: During NSW school term they are open from 10am - 4pm and closed on Wednesdays to the public.

And GUESS WHAT? They also do the BEST birthday parties! If you have a curious, science loving kid who loves exploring be sure to check out their amazing birthday party packages - CLICK HERE to find out more!

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