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Join our superhero researchers Professor Crunch, Dr Jones and Miss Matrix on a science adventure and see what you can discover.

Located on the ground floor at the northern entrance of the Perth Children’s Hospital, the Discovery Centre is a fun and interactive space full of games designed to get kids, and adults alike, excited about science, health and research.

Want to stay up-to-date with special events and news from our Discovery Centre? Join our Discovery Club plus discover more activities for kids at home on the Science Activities for Kids page.

Interested in a science incursion or excursion for your school class or child? Visit our school program page.

What can you expect to explore at the Discovery Centre?


The Discovery Centre is full of fun and educational games for kids to learn about science, health and medical research.

  • Explore the human body using an ultrasound, X-ray or MRI and discover what researchers are doing to find out more about body organs.
  • Get up close with our special microscopes, take a look inside the mouth, ear and skin and find out why our researchers are interested in snot, poo and dust mites.
  • Take a tour of the places we do research – in the lab, clinic and community.
  • See if you can defeat the cancer cells using immunotherapy or catch the allergens in the airway.

The Discovery Centre provides a unique experience for children aged 7 and up, and you never know – the parents might learn something too!


Explore the Discovery Centre

Our Opening Hours:
9am – 3pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

Free (donations are welcome)

Contact us:
Call us on 6319 1000 or send us an email.

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