Ignite your imagination in SparkLab, an interactive science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) space, ideal for 6 to 13 year olds!
Follow your curiosity and bring out your inner scientist as you question, investigate and wonder about the world around you.
Explore our interactive exhibits* across three zones and discover how STEM affects your everyday world.
See live experiments at the Science Bar and get hands on at the Maker Space, designing and creating a solution to a challenging question.
*Please note: a small number of high-touch exhibits within SparkLab might be unavailable to ensure the health and safety of all visitors, staff and volunteers.
SparkLab is open daily from 9:40am to 4pm with session times at:
Morning sessions (all morning sessions end at 12:30pm)
9:40am, 10:30am, 11:00am and 11:30am
Afternoon sessions (all afternoon sessions end at 4pm)
1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm and 3:00pm
Visitor numbers to SparkLab are strictly limited to ensure a safe space and increased access so you can get the most out of your visit. We highly recommend you purchase tickets online in advance, particularly during school holiday peak period to avoid disappointment.
Temporary changes to Monday and Wednesday opening hours
From Monday 22 August SparkLab will be closing at 3pm on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. The museum will remain open until 5pm daily and you can still enjoy SparkLab from 9:40am every day of the week! Morning and afternoon sessions will continue as normal, with the final afternoon sessions on Monday and Wednesday changing to 2.30pm. All other days will remain unaffected.
Operating hours will return to daily 4pm closure from Saturday 17 September 2022.