Childrens Activity

Kids on Deck

Activity space

3 kids in sea creature dressups

Play, create, and discover with art, games and dress ups!

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    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. 

    Available every Sundays during school term and open daily during school holidays.

    Summer School Holidays -  Deep Sea Mystery
    (Daily 28 Dec to 25 Jan and Sundays Term 1 2017)

    Peer up periscopes, play, create and discover at Kids on Deck with arts and crafts, interactive games and dress ups! Be inspired by monstrous creatures, lost cities, submarines and sunken treasure. Learn how to make your own model submarine or periscope, make creature prints and build a steampunk accessory.

    Dive into Fun

    Kids on Deck is Open During Term 4:

    Sundays, 11am–3pm

    Entry is free with any paid museum admission.

    Entry is free for Members.

    Kids on Deck is Open During School Holidays:

    Daily, 10am–4pm (hourly sessions) 

    For a full day of fun, and unlimited access to all programs, events, vessels and exhibitions open on the day of your visit, buy our best-value Big Ticket.

    If you book now, you'll get 10% off.


    Eventbrite - The School Holiday Big Ticket

    Ticket information

    Two ways to join the fun:

    1. Buy any paid museum ticket. See our Admissions page for full price information and to book tickets.
    2. Buy a Kids on Deck Ticket on arrival: Child $8.50; First adult $3.50; additional adults $7

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

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