Early Start Discovery Space

The Discovery Space has reopened to the general public with increased capacity and longer session time. Their COVID safety measures and big daily cleans are working well.

Online bookings are essential for all visitors.

When you visit some things might be a little different:
-Online bookings are essential for all, including members
-One daily session only from nine in the morning until one thirty in the afternoon (Tuesday – Sunday) Arrive any time.
-Some high-touch Experiences will be closed (for example The Cave, The Tummy)
-Other Experiences have been adjusted to create more space and each has a maximum capacity.
-There will be no daily activities for the time being, to avoid group gatherings
-Parking on campus is free until the end of September
-The Gift Shop remains closed for now

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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