Early Start Discovery Space

The Discovery Space has reopened to the general public with COVID safety measures in place.

They have added an extra session of play to weekends and school holidays!
They are open Tuesday – Sunday (closed Mondays and Public Holidays)
Online bookings essential.

An extraordinary destination for all children from birth to 10 years and their families. As Australia’s only dedicated children’s museum, they offer interactive, playful experiences to inspire imagination – the ultimate learning-through-play environment!

You’ll be able to take to act on stage, sail a ship, crawl through a cave, play with water, immerse yourself in the Lego bricks room, create digital media and so much more! The activities are open-ended, so it’s up to everyone, each visit, to make new and individual discoveries.


Ground Floor, Building 21 University of Wollongong, Wollongong

Facilities & features

  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • Family Friendly
  • Interactive Centre
  • Non Smoking
  • Parents Room
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop


Actively welcomes people with access needs.


Address: Ground Floor, Building 21 University of Wollongong, Wollongong
Phone: 4221 3777
Website: View website

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