What's on: Science Festival Community Day

Our annual family-friendly day celebrates all thing science as part of National Science Week 2014.

Science Festival Community Day 2014

Photographer: Wendy Morrison © Australian Museum

Event Type:
Special event
16 August 2014 to 16 August 2014
09.30 AM to 05.00 PM

Join us here at the Australian Museum for a day full of super shows, wonderful workshops and daring demonstrations. The day is designed to encourage attendees to appreciate, learn and understand the science they see every day.

The program includes:

  • Australian Museum liquid nitrogen show
  • 3D printing Tinker Klass by Three Farm
  • The Amazing Bubble Show by Bubble07
  • Live native animals by Australian Wildlife Displays
  • Gardening workshops by Goody Two Shoes
  • Under 5’s science room & hands-on experiment room
  • Oceans talks and craft by Ocean Ambassador
  • Tasty Science show by Questacon,
  • Alchemists and Wizards by Jollybops Science
  • Science with an Aboriginal Perspective by Jollybops Science
  • Australian Museum Scientists Unleashed
  • Save your Citrus with Dr. Nerida Donovan from the Department of Primary Industries
  • Australian Museum Science Festival Expo
  • Future Food Investigations by Target 100
  • Wipeout Science Show
  • Macquarie Interactive Science Experience
  • Make and Take with Children’s Discovery
  • Rubik’s Cube Competition
  • Face painting, giveaways and competitions plus much more.

(See our program guide for more details on each event)

Competition time! There is also a chance to win a VIP pass to see The Mythbusters live in Sydney so make sure you come dressed as your favourite Mythbuster or scientist to be in the running. More information on how to enter on the day.

How to book

Special offer: Save at least 16% on the ticket price by pre-booking online below (prices include general Museum admission) or contact our Science Festival team via email or on (02) 9320 6389.

(Our Museum Members receive the same discounted rate whether they pre-book online or purchase tickets at the door. Full list of prices at bottom of this page.)

Note: some Festival events have a limited capacity. Book your tickets online now to have the option to pre-register for these special events (and save money)!

Festival Prices

  Online  On the day Museum Members (Online & On the day)
Adult $22 $29 $22
Concession $18 $24 $18
Child 5-15 $12 $18 $12
Child 2-5 $8 $12 $8
Family (2 adults + 2 children) $44 $64 $44


Our Science Festival team is also on Twitter: follow @amscifest for all the latest news.

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