Every month, Mini Mariners welcomes 25 year-olds and their parents/carers.

Explore the galleries, make music and dance in interactive tours with costumed guides. Enjoy creative free play, craft, games and story time in our themed activity area.

Please note: To ensure social distancing, our tours are now running at reduced capacity and additional hygiene measures are in place

August 2020 – Alphabet Animals
A is for anemone, Z is for Zebrafish. Take a journey through the zoo-phonic alphabet of all things furry, feathered and finned as we spot amazing animal specimens and objects in the museum.

Enjoy touch tours with creature specimens, movement, music, games, craft and free play in our themed activity space. Make your own animal puppet or hat to take home.

Mini Mariners - shark boy

Selected Tuesdays during term time | One Saturday each month

Dates: Tuesday 18 August, Tuesday 25 August and Saturday 22 August 
Times: 10.30–11.15 am or 11.30 am–12.15 pm
September 2020 – Terrific Transport

Toot toot, chug and row, row around the museum as we explore different types of transport and how they move in special character tours for under 5s and their carers. 

Enjoy stories, sing-songs and move and dance through the galleries in this fun-filled learning program. Craft your own souvenir boat, hot air balloon or sailor hat to take home. 

Dates: Tuesdays 1, 8, 15, 22 September and Saturday 19 September

Times: 10.30–11.15 am or 11.30–12.15 pm



General Information

Please meet at the foyer 5–10 minutes before the program to meet your guide. If you arrive early or want to stay longer, you can explore our galleries or grab a coffee from the Kiosk or Yots cafe.

Our Plan your visit page has everything you need to know about a trip to the museum.

Bookings are essential.

Booked playgroups are welcome!

Enquiries: phone +61 2 9298 3655 or email bookings@sea.museum.

Ticket Information

Prices: Child $12 | Members FREE | Adults $8