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See the World in a New Light at Newcastle Museum


School trips to Canberra may have been cancelled due to COVID-19, but you can still get a taste of one of the capital’s most popular experiences with Questacon’s Colour Exhibition at Newcastle Museum. This special touring exhibition developed by Questacon – the National Science and Technology Centre – explores the science of colour and perception through more than 20 different interactive experiences.

Set up in a COVID Safe space in the Supernova Gallery, Colour allows visitors to discover how light influences colour and why we all see colour differently, using everything from coloured bubbles and iridescent insects to spectacular fluorescent rocks and colour illusions.

Questacon partnered with the Australian National Insect Collectio