At Black Mountain in Canberra, CSIRO have established the Discovery centre, a major tourist attraction for visitors to the ACT. Discovery is a 6,000 square metre complex which contains an exhibition hall, spectacular atrium, cafeteria, lecture theatre and The Green Machine science education centre and junior laboratories.
At Discovery you can experience the many facets of research which touch our daily lives. There is an exciting, interactive exhibition (aimed at people over 12 years of age) covering topics such as gene technology; food and nutrition; new technologies; medical advances; the new age sheep and alternative forms of energy.
Discovery provides a unique opportunity for families to visit an important exhibition, to view world-class working scientific research laboratories, and to obtain information about current and topical issues. As well Discovery providesan opportunity to learn more about Australia’s many scientific achievements from CSIRO, Australia’s largest research organisation.
Discovery is an attraction not to be missed on a visit to Canberra!