10, 17 , 24 August


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Sci – Fi Spectacular

Calling all film buffs and science fiction lovers!

Come together for food, fun and films and experience a series of iconic sci-fi movies in MOTAT’s premiere innovation space, The Idea Collective.

Beat those winter blues with an awesome array of pre-movie entertainment. Back to the Future will feature a themed photo booth, The Fifth Element will feature a fashion show (audience participation is encouraged so come along dressed in your best sci fi gear!) and District 9 will feature a good old fashioned pop quiz.

It’s the perfect week day treat with plenty more surprises in store for you!

Movies showing

Back to the Future - 10 August

- Themed photo booth available with Back to the Future props.

- Juke box with up to 8,000 songs to choose from!

The Fifth Element - 17 August

- Sci-fi themed fashion show, with Real Groovy vouchers up for grabs for best dressed. So don't forget to come along dressed in your best sci fi gear and be in with a chance to win!

District 9 - 24 August

- To be the best, you must beat the best! No time like the present to show off your Sci-fi knowledge with our Sci-fi Pop culture comedy quiz by Crack Up! Winning teams will recieve Sci-fi goodie bags and free tickets to our Old Hallow Eve Halloween event!


At only $10, why not treat yourself to a colourful themed mocktail? Or perhaps an infused mulled hot non alcoholic sangria is more your thing.
Bite Me will be on site serving freshly cooked food with hot and cold beverages also available.

6:30 – 9:30pm

$10 per person plus booking fee (entry fee does not include food and drinks, Eftpos and cash payment available from food vendor only).

Ages 16+ (no concessions)


Please note: MOTAT Mates passes cannot be used for separately ticketed events and there will be no door sales. Access is through Gate C on Stadium road and all other museum areas will be closed. 

*Terms and conditions apply