Winter School Holiday Activities At The Australian Museum

  • Sat Jun 26 - Sun Jul 11 2021
  • Preschoolers
    Kids
    Teens
  • See website for cost

Are you looking somewhere to keep warm and busy these winter holidays?  Whether your child wants to be a scientist, theatre performer or simply chill out and explore the exhibits, the Australian Museum has everything you need to engage and excite the kids these winter holidays. Plus with free general admission, now is the perfect time to visit! 

Drama workshop: ‘Edward the Emu’ with Monkey Baa Theatre Company

Your 5 - 8 year olds will love this 2 hour theatre-making experience as they are taken on a journey of identity, self-belief and belonging through the eyes of Edward the emu. 

When:   6 & 7 July: 10:30am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cost:     Free with Creative Kids Voucher or $52 per child (Members), $65 per child (non-Members)

To register visit the Australian Museum booking page. 

Early Birds: Autism and Sensory Friendly Mornings

Access Mornings provide a reduced sensory, relaxed and supportive environment prior to the Museum opening to the public for the day. This can make visiting the Museum easier for visitors on the autism spectrum or those who have other access requirements, together with their family and friends.

When:   Saturday 10 July, 8am – 10am
Cost:     Free

To register, visit the Australian Museum website today, as places are strictly limited.

Scientist for a Day: Archaeologist (sold out)

Book your 8-12 year old in to learn about the world's oldest living creatures in this full day workshop for budding archaeologists.

In this full-day workshop, First Nations staff will share evidence of how Aboriginal people lived, used resources and adapted to environmental change and how this knowledge could help us make a better tomorrow.  Including hands-on archaeological research experiments, a tour of the First Nations Galleries, activities, games and more, your kids will love this full day workshop. 

When:   29 & 30 June: 9:30am – 3:30pm
Cost:     $100 per child (Members), ‎‏$125 per child (non-Members)

Visit the Australian Museum website to register today as places are strictly limited.

Prehistoric Playground

Budding palaeontologists will jump back to the Age of Dinosaurs in this creative play space for kids of all ages.

Ages:    All ages
When:   10am and 4.30pm daily
Cost:     Free

To find out more, visit the Prehistoric Playground web page. 

Unsettled exhibition tours

Unsettled provides visitors direct access to the stories and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people during the time since European arrival.

When:  Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 10:30am and 1pm or Thursday nights, 10 - 30 June at 6pm or 7:30pm.
Cost:    Free

Visit the Australian Museum website and book a tour today. (Recommended for 8+ years of age). 

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