Childrens Activity

Kids on Deck

Activity space

3 boys and 1 girl in animal inspired dress-ups

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. 

    School Holidays: Marvellous Menagerie

    These holidays, delve into the natural history of Australian wildlife, inspired by our current exhibitions. Create your own watercolour collages and brush scripts, craft a creature hat or sculpt a cardboard camera.  Enjoy dress ups and interactive games.

    During Term Time:
    Sundays: 11am - 3pm

    School Holiday Times: 24 Sep - 8 Oct:
    Daily: 10am - 4pm

    Entry is FREE with any paid museum admission.

    Entry is FREE for Members.

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    How to join the fun:

    1. Buy any paid museum ticket. See our Admissions page for full price information and to book tickets.
    2. Stay all day!

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

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