National Science Week | South Australia | 12-20 Aug 2023

National Science Week 2023

There will be in-person and online events, virtual tours, DIY science and more, all across Australia, from 12 – 20 August 2023 for National Science Week.

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres.

This year, there is a mix of free and ticketed events in Adelaide and regional South Australia. Bookings are required for some workshops so take a look through the program and plan the events you would like to attend.  There are plenty of family friendly events for children and teens and you can use the filter search function to find suitable events.

See some of South Australia’s National Science Week events below.


Amazing Micro Worlds | Tea Tree Gully Library | National Science Week | 15 & 17 Aug 2023

Amazing Micro Worlds See what it's like to be a scientist and explore amazing micro worlds using advanced microscopes. Children ...

Barossa Science Extravaganza | National Science Week | 19 Aug 2023

Barossa Science Extravaganza The Barossa Council Public Library is bringing all things STEAM to the Barossa Valley in a family ...

Prehistoric World Livestream | Adelaide City Library | 19 Aug 2023

Go along to the Adelaide City Library to learn all about what the world was like in prehistoric times, through ...

Weird Science with SciWorld | National Science Week | 12 Aug 2023

Weird Science with SciWorld Is it real? Or just plain weird? Learn about weird science at the City Library as ...

things to do in Adelaide for families

For more information and all enquiries please visit the National Science Week website.

What:   National Science Week

When:    Saturday 12 – Sunday 20 August 2023

Where:   Various locations locally and online

Who:   Everyone

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: National Science Week Facebook


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