Kids on Deck

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

Sundays in Term 4 - Prehistoric Aquatic
11am - 3pm
Play, create and discover at Kids on Deck with art making, interactive games and dress ups! Be inspired by prehistoric ocean creatures. Cast your own mini sea monster fossil, make a dramatic diorama, and origami-saur or prehistoric creature prints. Play with science experiments and dress up as your favourite sea-monster.

Summer School Holidays- Mesozoic Monsters
Daily 28 Dec - 28 Jan | 10.30am – 4pm

Play, create and discover with art making, interactive games and dress ups! Be inspired by prehistoric ocean creatures. Create your own sea monster puppets and softies, make a dramatic diorama, or a goofy gastrolith (pet rock). Play with science experiments and dress up as your favourite sea-monster!

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


A family making craft in the museums Kids on Deck space

Cabinet of Curiosities

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

Sundays: 11am – 12pm and 2pm – 3pm

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

Summer School Holidays - Creature Feature   
Explore wonderful and curious scientific objects and creature specimens related to prehistoric oceans and ancient reptiles in this hands on discovery device in our galleries. 

Kids Activity Trails

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

Grab a kids trail and explore our current exhibitions. Available every day from the ticketing desk. 

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