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Super Science Saturday
Super Science Saturday is the Australian Museum's public one-day science extravaganza during Sydney Science Week. 2016/2017 Image: Samuel MacDonald
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Throw on your lab coats as the whole of the Australian Museum is turned into a giant laboratory for Sydney’s biggest day of kids’ science!

Expect demonstrations with real-life scientists, explosive on-stage science shows, exploration of First Nations cultures and live reptiles. At the hands-on Science Expo you’ll meet the brains behind 20 innovative science organisations and discover just how mind-blowing science can be!


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Program: Super Science Saturday
Activity Time Venue
Science in the City Expo: Australia’s top science institutions and organisations provide interactive booths. 9.30am – 3.30pm Ground Floor
Volcanoes, Eruptions & more...: Discover the power of volanoes in this series of interactive demonstrations. 9.45am, 11am, 12.15pm. Duration 45 mins. Hallstrom Theatre, Ground Floor. Capacity of 140 per show.
Knowledge Café: Meet real research scientists, find out how you can become a scientist and discover current highlights of global research. 9.30am – 3.30pm Atrium, Ground Floor
Launch to the Future: Uniquely hilarious scenes that educate on the moon and space science. 10.15am, 12pm, 1.30pm. Duration 30 mins. A1 Gallery, Level 1. Capacity of 80 per show.
Tongues & Tails, Scutes & Scales: Highlights of the Australian Wildlife Displays reptile collection. 10am, 11am. Duration 45 mins. Nature Space, Level 2. Capacity of 140 per show.
Upsized Science Show: This show is 100% Interactive 200% Reactive 300% Funny 400% Unforgettable. 12.30pm, 1.45pm, 3.00pm. Duration 45 mins. Nature Space, Level 2. Capacity of 140 per show.
The Mystery Investigators: Explanations of fantastic phenomena and busting of scientific myths! 2pm, 3.15pm. Duration 45 mins. Hallstrom Theatre, Ground Floor. Capacity of 140 per show.

Further information

Children aged 9 months and under, and attendant carers of a Companion Card holder gain free general admission to available Super Science Saturday activities.

Inclusions
Tickets include general admission to available Super Science Saturday activities. All show sessions have limited capacity and access will be gained through first come, first serve queuing.

Online sales
Online ticket sales will end at 10am on 10 August or unless sold out.

Pram parking
Due to venue restraints, prams and strollers are not allowed inside the Museum for Super Science Saturday, however free pram parking will be available on site.

Accessibility
Visitors with access or inclusionary requirements will be accommodated to the best of our ability.

Notice of photography
Australian Museum staff may be recording the day. Conditions of entry include the use of your image in these photographs/videos for future potential promotional purposes.