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"Ingenious!" Interactive exhibition at Scitech, Perth, Western Australia

Enter a world where nothing is as it seems, there are no rules and fun is engineered. Sail a yacht on land, build a tower on an unstable table, and meddle with the outcome of a do-it-yourself pinball machine. In Scitech’s latest feature exhibition, “Ingenious!”, visitors can make, tinker and engineer via a variety of hands-on and full-body experiences. In the tinker zone, visitors can build a car out of household materials such as straws, wood, paperclips, material, and core flutes and then test their automotive engineering on a race track. If they don’t win against other visitors’ creations, they can go back to the tinker zone to modify their vehicle to try and make it even faster. In the cardboard creations zone, visitors can use joiners to build a cardboard masterpiece then feature it in a short stop-motion animation that encourages large-scale interaction as their movements are filmed overhead. For the musically-inclined, a dynamic drum kit made entirely out of watering cans, pots, pans and anything that makes a ‘clang’ invites visitors to practice their rhythmic skills and then record and mix it into a unique piece of audio. Other interactive experiences include creating the ultimate paper plane that flies the furthest or working as a team to build a giant foam igloo layer by layer. Scitech’s latest exhibition “Ingenious!” turns the everyday into extraordinary – all visitors need is an imagination and a sense of adventure!


  • vehicles
  • tinker
  • sound
  • science
  • music
  • make
  • invent
  • innovation
  • flight
  • engineering
  • create
  • cars
  • animation



Scitech is Western Australia’s own hands-on, minds-on science centre. Since opening in 1988, over 3.35 million visitors have experienced Scitech’s unique interactive exhibits, feature exhibitions and theatre shows.

Scitech is a not-for-profit organisation receiving funding from admissions, sponsorship and supported by the state government. Our mission is to increase awareness, interest, capability and participation by all Western Australians in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.