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Science Fiction, Science Future Exhibition - Sciencentre

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Learn about wormholes and holograms these school holidays
Sciencentre, School Holidays, Science Fiction Exhibition, Science, South Bank
Entry to Science Fiction, Science Future @ Sciencentre


Parents, carers and children of all ages will really enjoy this sneak peek into the future. The Science Fiction, Science Future Exhibition shows visitors how the practicalities of teleportation, holograms, invisibility and mind control are closer than you think. We were impressed by the wide range of hands on exhibits and their clear operating instructions.

Robot, Sciencentre, School Holidays, Science Fiction Science Future
Interact with a mimicking robot


As you first walk in to the Science Fiction, Science Future exhibit at the Sciencentre, a clever robot will be ready to mimic your facial gestures and emotional reactions. Both adults and children will have fun experimenting with invisibility - you can watch yourself disappear and reappear over and over or watch yourself being "beamed up" in seconds to another mysterious realm.

Sciencentre, School Holidays, Science Fiction Exhibition, Science, South Bank
User friendly layout at Science Fiction, Science Future


We were mesmerised by the 3D holograms appearing out of a mobile phone and all took turns competing in our own mini "mind Olympics", where the competitor with the strongest mind is the winner (in our family, it was certainly not me). Among many other activities, children will keep busy checking out the "wormhole", designing their own cyborg or trying out all the permanent exhibits at the Sciencentre itself (they also conduct Holiday Science Theatre Shows during Queensland school holidays).

Sciencentre, School Holidays, Science Fiction Exhibition, Science, South Bank
Mesmerizing 3D holograms


It will take a good few hours to investigate all the activity stations, and gain a taste of life on Mars, and I reckon this is an excellent (indoor) school holiday activity for Brisbane families.
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Why? Educational fun for families
When: Daily 9.30am - 5pm
Phone: 07 3840 7555
Where: Sciencentre, South Bank
Cost: Free with paid entry into Sciencentre
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