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

Enjoy spectacular science demonstrations investigating the most curious of ocean-dwelling creatures, marvel at daring displays of circus skill and 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

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
See the world come to life before your eyes!  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
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
Enjoy a comfortable environment for kids and adults with a variety of sensory differences. Learn More