Science in the Swamp

After a two-year hiatus, the ever-popular Science in the Swamp returns to Centennial Parklands on Sunday 21 August, in celebration of National Science Week. 

A free family day out jam-packed full of science, fun and discovery, learn about the Parklands, meet our native animal residents and let your curiosity guide you as Dickens Lawn transforms into a pop-up village of scientific delights!

Unearth your inner scientist through hands-on, family-friendly science experiments and displays, learn bush survival skills with Greater Sydney Parklands’ educators at our Bush Craft Village, and be sure to keep an eye out for the incredible roaming dinosaur, who returns for a prehistoric tour through the swamp! 

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Meet real life scientists like geologists, zoologists, astronomers and marine biologists as you visit over 30 awe-inspiring stalls and activity stations.

‘It’s free to attend with food trucks, picnic areas and fun science activities to entertain both adults and children alike!’

Science in the Swamp is one of many educational experiences at Centennial Parklands that connects budding scientists with nature – check out our popular Bush School program for Term 3 or join our fantastic school holiday programs to continue your child’s Nature Play journey.  



Register to attend Science in the Swamp for a chance to WIN a free family pass to our popular Camping 101 experience at Centennial Park (valued at $300). Simply register your details and accept the terms and conditions to enter!