Childrens Activity

Cabinet of Curiosities

Interactive Discovery

Kids examining a crocodile specimen

Explore the wonderful undersea world of shipwrecks and sea creatures as you touch and feel your way through our mysterious Cabinet of Curiosities.


    Touch and feel wonderful and curious artefacts in this delightful discovery device, located in the galleries.

    Available every Sunday Term 2 and daily during school holidays.

    Sundays in Term 2 - Weird Science

    Explore wonderful and curious scientific objects and specimens in this hands on discovery device in our galleries.

    Winter School Holidays - Epic Explorers 

    Explore wonderful and curious artefacts related to contemporary and historic maritime explorers in this hands- on discovery device in our galleries.

    Satisfy Your Curiosity

    The Cabinet of Curiosities is open regularly. Come and explore it for yourself. 

    Sundays in Term 2:

    Sundays: 11am – 12pm and 2pm – 3pm 

    School Holidays 9- 22 July 2018:

    Daily: 11am – 12pm and 2pm – 3pm 

    FREE with entry

    Ticket information

    FREE with entry. No bookings required. See our Admissions page for prices and to book your museum tickets. 

    Our Plan Your Visit page has everything you need to know about a trip to the museum.

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