During Term: 10am-4pm Tues-Sun

School Holidays: 10am-4pm every day

Closed all of February & National Public Holidays


Vertical Slide Sessions* 11AM, 1PM & 3PM

Science Show 12PM & 2PM

Planetarium Closed for Construction (to find out more)

* Socks required for slide



Groups of 15 or more must book ahead

Family (2 Adults & up to 4 children) $54
Adult $16.00  |  Concession $13.50
Child (5-16 years) $11.50 | Child (3-4 years) $5
Children under 3 free
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult

Annual Family Membership $104


Upcoming events

General Ticket Entry

STEM Club!

Curious Kids!

Curious Kids in the Library!

Curious Kids - Easter Edition!

Sidewalk Astronomy!

What’s inside

With over 100 fascinating exhibits to explore, Discovery is sure to have something to capture every imagination!

Daredevils aged 5 and over can launch themselves down our 7m Vertical Slide.

And for those 5 and under we have Kaleidoscope, a space full of colour and tactile play experiences fenced in to keep curious adventurers safe.

Directions & Parking

The Discovery Centre is located next door to Bendigo’s train station and bus depot, so it is easily accessible by public transport. View map here.

Coming by car? Park at the Bendigo Marketplace carpark, which can be accessed via Mitchell Street, Edward Street and Arthur Street and has over 1,200 free car park spaces including disabled car park and parents with prams parking spaces. View map here.

Bus parking is available behind the Marketplace and alongside the Marketplace loading bay.


The Discovery Gift Shop specialises in stocking fascinating educational items and fun science-inspired items that are sure to keep kids busy for hours. It also stocks interesting low cost items that would be great additions to your child’s party packs. Why not pop in and see what’s available?

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