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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  • Discover the Sea

    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. 

    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.

    Roving with the Romans

    Play, create and discover at Kids on deck with art making, interactive games and dress ups! Be inspired by the fascinating history of the Roman Empire. Craft your own centurion’s helmet or wreath crown, mint marvellous jewellery and Emperor embossed coins or sculpt spectacular Roman inventions- from colusseums to catapults!

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

    Sundays Term 1, 11am–4pm

    Entry is free with any paid museum admission.

    Entry is free for Members.

    Autumn School Holidays, Daily, 10am – 4pm 

    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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