Creative Workshops

Kids aged 8–14 can learn new creative skills in our hands-on workshops 

Sign up for a hands-on school holiday workshop today.


Young Inventors - 1 day workshop 

Experiment with engineering creations that move, float, fly and spin. Learn about different vessels and how they work, then invent your very own! Explore the basics of mechanical engineering in a day of fun with this engaging workshop inspired by current exhibitions. 



Rock the Boat Music video workshop - 2 day workshop


Create and star in your own imaginative music video inspired by our vessels and exhibitions. Learn clever techniques in music production, directing and choreography with professional composer James Brown, renowned for his work in creating scores for theatre shows, exhibitions, films and television. Have your finished work featured in a special event screening for family and friends.

Suitable to all levels of experience. 
All equipment provided 

General information

  • Arrive in the museum foyer for registration 5–10 minutes prior to the program.
  • Parents/carers will be required to sign permission forms on the day
  • Participants are fully supervised for the programs
  • Participants should bring their own lunch/snacks and wear suitable clothing, sturdy shoes and sun protection for any time spent outdoors
  • All workshop materials are supplied
  • No printed tickets are necessary, we will check in via guestlist 
  • Our Plan your visit has everything you need to know about a trip to the museum




Header image by Cassandra Hannagan