We have your weekend sorted!

Turn your trip to Crystal-A-Con into an adventure! Crystal-A-Con at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is located in the heart of Melbourne city which is close to many fun exhibits and attractions. So why not grab a ticket to Crystal-A-Con and spend the day exploring Melbourne city with some of our recommendations below.

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium (6 min walk)

State Library Victoria

(15 min tram)

Eureka Skydeck
(10 min tram) 

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
(10 min tram)

ACMI Museum
(15 min tram)

Melbourne Museum

(20 min tram)

There are still tickets available!

The sessions available to book are:

Friday 25 August PM: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Saturday 26 August: 8:30am – 12:30pm

*Note, school students are not required to stay the whole Friday PM session.

🌟 Book Tickets Here 🌟

Find out all the details on our new Crystal-A-Con webpage here.  

An insight on Tetragonal and

Orthorhombic activities

Learn about all things light and colour in our Tetragonal activity with the team from ANSTO, our nuclear science agency.

Become a crystal detective with the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre in our Orthorhombic activity – Helen is here to tell you a bit more about these activities.

Making Crystallography Crystal Clear

We asked some more local scientists how they use crystallography.

Watch part 2 of our 3 part video here.

Tweets of the Week


Giants Causeway (Northern Ireland) - stunning! ... #braggyourpattern @IUCr2023 


A fabulous #BraggYourPattern spotted outside Trent Bridge cricket ground


Screw dislocation as a design principle in tetragonula carbonaria (sugarbag bees) hives. #BraggYourPattern


#BraggYourPattern  #Elementsets  #Tellurium

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