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

Selected Tuesdays | One Saturday each month | NEW THEME EVERY MONTH

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

To ensure social distancing, our tours are now running at reduced capacity and additional hygiene measures are in place. Find out more about the museum’s Covid-safe practices.

Ages: 2-5 + carers
Sessions: 10:30 - 11:15am and 11:30 - 12:15pm
Cost: $10 per child | $8 per adult | Member FREE
Bookings: Online Bookings for Sessions Essential | Booked playground welcome


January: Tues 12, 19, Sat 16, 23
Silly Sea Creatures:
Explore amazing creatures that live under the sea through movement, songs and storytime in a fun and interactive learning program especially designed for toddlers. Afterwards head to the activity space for crafts and messy play.

February: Tues 2, 9, 16, 23 and Sat 13
Drip Drop Splash: Swish, Bubble, Splash and Dive into the wonderful world of water in a character guided through the museum galleries. Discover stories about water and how we use it every day. Sing songs, enjoy messy play activities and make your own bubble painting to take home.

March: Tues 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and Sat 13
Pirates Ahoy: Let's follow the treasure map around the museum to find the secret treasure cave. Learn how to sing, dance and scrub the deck like a pirate. Then you can decorate your own pirate hat or parrot puppet to take home and enjoy some special pirate science experiments.

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