The Summer holidays are a great time to visit Scitech’s West Perth headquarters – the cool, action-packed indoor spaces making a nice break from trips to hot and crowded beaches or shopping centres. And this Summer Scitech have a huge program to keep curious minds very stimulated while they’re on break from school.
Explosive fireballs, curious exhibits, planetarium marvels and even a $1000 giveaway will be on the cards these holidays, plus you’ll find $5 all day parking and kids under 4 get in for free.
Read on below for a quick guide to our seven top picks of the many experiences Scitech is rocking over Summer, and head HERE to book tickets, starting at $12 for kids.
1. Earth Matters: Rethink the Future
It’s one of the world’s most pressing issues, and through a curated series of immersive exhibits kids can go deep into the science of our changing earth. Share renewable energy, build insect hotels, explore banksia woodlands and discover how we impact the planet around us.
2. Things That Glow Show
Chevron Science Theatre
While light is a natural part of everyday life, that doesn’t mean it can’t be exciting! The Things That Glow Show entertains with explosive fireballs, curious chemistry, the wonders of UV, laser light and more.
3. We Are Aliens
Sit back, relax and look to the skies in Scitech’s incredible planetarium dome as you join scientists searching for life beyond Earth. Learn about recent microscopic lifeform discoveries and the similar conditions to our planet found on others in outer space.
4. Gumby’s Birthday
Gumby, Scitech’s original puppet theatre tree, turns 200 years old (!) these holidays, and kids can join her animal friends on stage for some extra special birthday celebrations.
5. Sustainable Suburbs
Rio Tinto Tinkering Space
The future is sustainability, and in the Rio Tinto Tinkering Space you can learn how to build a sustainable suburb by reusing materials in a collaborative green neighbourhood.
Science starts small in Discoverland – a safe, enclosed play area for the tiniest budding Einsteins out there.
7. Kaartidjin Koorliny
Woodside Exhibition Gallery
A sensory exhibit that incorporate sound and colour, Kaartidjin Koorliny is an awe-inspiring gallery filled with stunning spectacles for kids of all ages.
Dates: December 18 2020 – February 1, 2021
Hours: 10am – 4pm (Closed Xmas Day & Boxing Day)
Location: City West Centre, cnr Sutherland Street, West Perth
Tickets: Child: $12, Concession: $16, Adult: $19, Mini Group: $52
Head to the WEBSITE for more info and to book tickets now.