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Science Fiction Science Future

The future is now! Science Fiction Science Future presents an interactive experience exploring robotics, invisibility, mind control, holograms, and augmented reality.

Date & Time

5 Nov - 9 May 2021 | 10am - 4pm


Is your whānau ready to get hands-on with science and experience the future, today?

Visit this summer to explore Science Fiction Science Future and enter a world where science fiction bursts into reality.

Uncover the science and technology principles behind inventions and innovations we once thought were only possible in the realm of fiction.

Experience a robotic face come alive to mimic your expressions, harness the power of your brainwaves to challenge others, learn about our ancestors’ predictions for the future and imagine the incredible innovations that are coming! Plus so much more, in this interactive, immersive exhibition.

Beam me up!

This exhibition makes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) principles accessible, exploring concepts in everyday terms to encourage critical thinking, curiosity, and a love of science.

Science Fiction Science Future features 16 interactive exhibits and is aimed at tamariki aged 5 to 12 years old, and their whānau.

This exhibition also provides rich learning opportunities for school groups. Teachers can book a STEM focused education programme for students, to make the most of the exhibition content and extend the learning post-visit with our range of online resources. Contact us for more information: bookings@motat.org.nz.


Wheelchair accessible

Location: Building 5 at M1, Great North Road.

Entrance: Motion sensor automatic doors and a wide entrance.

Noise: Videos and interactives throughout the exhibition.

Mobility parking is available on site at M1. Please arrange in advance, see our Accessibility information.


We recommend parking in our large car park at M2 and enjoying the free vintage tram ride between sites.