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      January 12, 2019

      Saturday  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (daily until January 29, 2019)

      2 Booker Street
      Melbourne, Victoria 3015

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      School holidays at Scienceworks

      Bask in the light of the moon these school holidays with activities based around our new exhibition – Museum of the Moon! This incredible installation replicates the moon on a 1: 500,000 scale using NASA imagery of the lunar surface, as well as music from BAFTA and Ivor Novello Award winning composer, Dan Jones.

      Journey to the Moon and Back
      Don your imagination as we take you on a journey like no other in this free daily amphitheatre show. Discover how and where to find the moon, then launch off planet Earth, navigate the perils of space flight and return home safely once again.

      Earthlight: Lunar Hub
      Earthlight: Lunar Hub is an engaging virtual reality experience from Opaque Space, where you—the astronaut—explore a lunar base, walk on the Moon and experience breathtaking views of Earth!

      Stories in the Moonlight
      Who needs a reading light when you’ve got the moon? Hear moon adventures brought to life by our storytellers in daily activations of the Hobson's Bay City Council book cubby. You can also read by moonlight and at your leisure any time of the day.

      Moon Moves – Hello from the Moon
      Did someone say 'moon boots'? Get moooon-ving and shaking while we learn all about the moon and get dressed for a spacewalk!

      Moon Rocks and Meteorites Touch Table
      Handle 'moon rocks' and get up-close and personal with some meteorites. It'll be out of this world!

      Pumping Station tours
      A guide will take you through the Pumping Station – a feat of 19th century engineering that turned 'Smellbourne' back into Melbourne.
      Daily, 11am & 1pm (30 minute tour)
      Tickets: included with museum entry

      Collection Store tours
      See highlights from our historic collection and discover some of Melbourne's fascinating past. Find out more.
      Daily, 12pm & 2pm (30 minute tour)
      Tickets: included with museum entry

      Planetarium shows
      12pm: Tycho to the Moon
      1pm: Solar System Odyssey
      2pm: Starlight
      3pm: Black Holes
      Various dates and times
      Tickets: additional to museum entry ticket

      Lightning Room shows
      Join us for Bolt from the Blue, a show that explores what we know – and what we don't – about lightning.
      Daily, 11am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
      Tickets: additional to museum entry ticket

      Cost: Payment required - Adults are $15, all other tickets (children, concession, Members) are free. School holiday tickets included in general entry.

      Categories: Kids & Family | Holiday | Museums & Attractions

      This event repeats daily until January 29, 2019:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.