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CSIRO Discovery

Find out how CSIRO is shaping the future using science to solve real issues at the CSIRO Discovery Centre in Canberra.

At CSIRO we ask, we seek and we solve. Our education programmes encourage students to wonder, ask questions, and get involved in real science. A school visit to CSIRO Discovery is an engaging, challenging and thought-provoking experience for students, revealing the positive impact science has on industry, people and the planet.

Discover CSIRO

A popular and engaging exhibition-based programme with a focus on current CSIRO research. Topics may include health, food and nutrition, biodiversity, climate change, environment and energy. The programme is facilitated and includes time to visit the live animal displays, investigate interactive exhibits and explore hands-on activities in DiscoverLab.

Ask about other programme offerings when booking your visit.

Discovery Café and Book Shop

The café is open until 4pm Monday to Friday and offers light meals and refreshments. The book shop offers select CSIRO Publishing titles and other quality science-based merchandise.