Kids on Deck

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

Sundays in Term 3 - Imagination and the Sea
Play, create and discover at Kids on Deck with art-making, interactive games and dress-ups! Paint an underwater landscape, make a sea-creature mobile or craft the paper ship of your dreams. Play with science experiments, giant blue blocks and lego bricks.

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

A family making craft in the museums Kids on Deck space

Prehistoric Aquatic - Spring School Holidays 
Daily 29 Sept – 13 Oct | 10.30am – 4pm 

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, an origami-saur or prehistoric creature prints. Play with science experiments and dress up as your favourite sea monster.  

Disco and Draw - Drop in and play every day 
Open 10.30am – 4.30pm daily to 13 October 2019.

Chill out in the Plankton Disco Sensory Zone, or sketch stories and songs of the sea in our Audio Drawing Cave

Included in any paid ticket, members free!

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

Spring 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 from the ticketing desk. 

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