An adventure to be had.

Go wild at the Maritime Museum these school holidays with exhibitions, vessels, hands-on workshops, themed creative activities, performances and more. It’s fun for the whole family!

There’s an adventure to be had every day, including art-making, experiments and dress-ups in Kids on Deck, exploring touchable objects and artefacts at the Cabinet of Curiosities, enjoying interactive science circus performances, relaxing with a 3D film screening, exploring exhibitions with a kids’ activity trail, and more. 


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Programs and events

Kids can learn new creative skills in our hands-on workshops Learn More

Event | 17 Apr 2019 - 24 Apr 2019

Creative Workshop for kids 8-14 years
A dramatic after-dark tour through secret museum spots, staying behind when everyone has gone home. Learn More
Discover what’s under Sydney Harbour without getting wet and challenge your family and friends to see who’s the best U-Drone Pilot! Learn More

Event | 03 Mar 2019 - 26 May 2019

Underwater Drone Challenge

Experience our spectacular new exhibition through interactive daily talks and tours and regular creative activities for all ages. 

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Event | 26 Mar 2019 - 02 Jun 2019

On Sharks & Humanity events

Enjoy a cast of kooky characters in this lively and interactive show. 

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Event | 14 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019

Science Circus
See the world come to life before your eyes!  Learn More
Enjoy a comfortable environment for kids and adults with a variety of sensory differences. Learn More
Play, create and discover in Kids on Deck – a fun filled activity space with art making, games, and dress ups for primary school aged children and their carers.  Learn More
Explore the On Sharks & Humanity exhibition and our museum galleries with this creative activity trail designed especially for children with curious minds. Learn More

Discover extraordinary award-winning images celebrating the diversity of the natural world.

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Exhibition | 07 Mar 2019 - 25 Aug 2019

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Discover science, technology & exploration.

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Exhibition | 29 May 2018 - 05 May 2019

James Cameron - Challenging the Deep