From togas and triremes to turtles and tall ships, there’s an adventure to be had every day school holidays
From togas and triremes to turtles and tall ships, there’s an adventure to be had every day school holidays with amazing exhibitions Escape from Pompeii and Wildlife Photographer of the year, a chance to explore our vessels, enjoy creative activities, performances, art making, tours, workshops and more!
Daily activities include art making, games and dress ups in Kids on Deck, exploring touchable objects at the Cabinet of Curiosities, enjoying interactive musical storytelling performances, film screenings, Kids Activity Backpacks, and more.
Join the holiday fun for unlimited access to everything open at the museum on the day of your visit: all exhibitions, vessels and programs.
Adults $32, Child (under 4), FREE, Child (aged 4–15) $20, Concession $20, Family $79, Members FREE.
All School Holiday programs run 2-17 July 2017.
Tie on your togas and travel back in time to the heyday of the Roman Empire.
Take a journey into the secret places of the world around us and witness the extraordinary talent of photographers.
Climb aboard our historic fleet to feel what life at sea was really like.
A fun-filled activity space with arts and craft, games, and dress ups. Craft your own centurion's helmet or wreath crown.
Explore and get hands on with our wonderful and curious replica armour that tell the story of the Roman world.
Explore our latest exhibition Escape from Pompeii and the museum galleries with fun and creative activity backpacks.
Meet the adorable Bailey, our assistant director of seagulls as he takes his afternoon walk.
*please check availability of this activity on the day of your visit.
Get hands on with a Cockatoo Island photography or claymation creation animation workshops.
Join your character guide for an after-dark tour of the museum and our Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition!
Journey into Roman mythology with musical storytelling or join in interactive circus displays.
See what it was like during the final hours of Pompeii – in 3D.
Download our Pompeii Kids Activity Trails. We've got trails for Under 6s, 6-8 year olds, and 9+ year olds.
Three years in the making, Great White Shark takes viewers around the world on an incredible journey.
Kids are covered with a fresh Pompeii-inspired menu.
Our Plan Your Visit page has everything you need to know about a trip to the museum.
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Thanks to our friends at Costume Box, sponsor of our togariffic threads these school holidays: receive $10 off orders of $50+ when you use code POMPEII.
*Offer is valid until 31/12/17, but excludes made-to-order mascots, party busters and sale items.
The museum offers great value vacation care programs. Vacation care groups can enjoy organised activities every school holidays. Stay all day or come for a few hours.
Under 5s Tours:
Family Torchlight Tour
Extended to 6:00 pm in January
Last boarding time for Submarine and Tall Ships – 4.10pm
Closed Christmas Day 25 December.
+61 2 9298 3777
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Australia National Maritime Museum
Every day 9.30 am - 5 pm
Extend to 6.00 pm in January
Closed Xmas Day 25 Dec.
2 Murrey Street
sydney NSW 2000, AU
+61 2 9298 3777