Kids on Deck

A group of kids doing craft at Kids on Deck at the museum

Play, create and discover at Kids on deck with art making, interactive games and dress ups!

Autumn school Holidays - Go wild!

Daily 10.30 am–4 pm (hourly sessions) 

Sundays in Term 2 – Go wild!

A family making craft in the museums Kids on Deck space

Play, create and discover at Kids on Deck with art-making, interactive games and dress-ups! Be inspired by the brilliant biology of underwater creatures. Craft your own whale puppets, print a shark tote bag, play with science experiments or sculpt a cardboard camera. 

Entry included in any paid admission. Members free. No bookings required

Cabinet of Curiosities

A boy and a girl interacting with objects on one of the museum touch tables

Yes, You Can Touch That

Sundays: 11am – 12pm and 2pm – 3pm

School Holidays: 11 am–12 noon and 2–3 pm daily

Touch and feel wonderful and curious maritime artefacts in this delightful discovery activity, located in the galleries.

 

Kids Activity Trails

A group of children participating in an activity trail within the museum

Take a kids' trail through one of award-winning exhibitions when you visit.

On Sharks &Humanity

Explore the On Sharks & Humanity exhibition and our museum galleries with this creative activity trail designed especially for children with curious minds.

Download the activity trail.

 

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