• Self-guided Walks

    Staying fit and healthy is just a walk in the Park! Download our free Centennial Park walking apps - available for Apple and Android smartphones. More info and download links here.

  • Swamp Closures

    Lachlan Swamp will close on days above 36C to minimise disturbance to the Flying Foxes. There will be no access to visitors.

  • Centennial Park History Book

    Our great new book on the history of Centennial Park is now on sale, and can be ordered online. Great gift idea. More info.

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Science in the Swamp

  • Sat 12 Aug 2017
    11.00 am - 3.00 pm

A fun, free family festival of science displays and activities to celebrate National Science Week.

Back for its fifth year, Science in the Swamp is a festival favourite. Join us at Centennial Park to celebrate National Science Week. Erth will be back with their life size roaming dinosaur as well as an amazing variety of science activities, shows and demonstrations that will keep kids entertained for hours.

Science Week

General Information

Age: Recommended for children aged 5 – 12 years, families and adults.
Times: 11.00 am - 3.00 pm
Meeting Point/Venue: Centennial Park
Price: Free family science activities in the beautiful swamp surrounds of Centennial Park. Some exhibitors have activities that may involve a small charge or donation. Food and drink will also be available for purchase.
Bookings: No bookings required

Thanks to our supporters

This National Science Week project is supported by the Australian Government.

Science week support

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