What's Happening for Kids

Activities, Exhibitions & Vessels

  • Activities

    Enjoy a family day of fun at the museum with boats to explore, creative crafts and films to watch. You can also go on a spooky torchlight tour adventure, take a stroller tour with your bub or book the kids in for workshop fun.

    School Holidays

    Four young kids look at the camera smiling with a cardboard sculpture of a deep sea creature.

    Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

    Plan your school holiday visit with extra programs and performances.


    © Qing Lin - The Insiders


    Incredible photography, art and history exhibitions.

    Sail The Seven Seas

    A young boy and girl climbing through the submarine HMAS Onslow


    Climb aboard our historic fleet to feel what life at sea was really like.

    Kids on Deck

    Young boy with a craft paper fish

    Sundays During Term Time, Daily During School Holidays 

    A fun-filled activity space with arts and craft, games, and dress ups.

    3D Cinema

    Oceans 3D post image with seal dolphins and fish

    Daily Sessions (Check Availability First) 

    Enjoy our immersive 3D cinema experience. 

    Touch the Cabinet of Curiosities

    A young boy investigating Antarctic objects on the cabinet of curiosity.

    11am and 2pm, Sundays During Term Time, Daily During School Holidays

    Touch and discover curious scientific objects and specimens.

    Creative Workshops

    Kids in front of a green screen

    During School Holidays 

    Keep the kids entertained with one or two-day workshops.

    Family Torchlight Tour

    Join our Torchlight Tours. A boy and girl with torches on HMB Endeavour

    Monthly, Check Times

    Join an exciting after-dark tour led by a character guide.

    Seaside Stroller Tours

    A mum with her baby during a stroller tour of a exhibition at the museum

    Monthly, Check Times

    Bring your bub for an educator-led exhibition tour.

    Meet Bailey the Dog

    Bailey the Dog, Assistant Director, Seagulls

    Daily, Roving Between 2.30-3pm

    Meet the adorable Bailey, our Assistant Director of Seagulls (check availability). 

    Eat at Yots Café

    Burger and chips at Yots cafe
    Open 9.30am–5pm, Monday To Sunday

    Kids are covered with tasty meals at Yots Cafe.