Immerse yourself in our wide range of events, tours and hands-on activities.

Or entertain the little ones during school holidays, go behind-the-scenes with a guided tour, jump aboard one of our vessels, catch a 3D film, join in some fun and educational kid's activities, meet Bailey, marvel at stunning wildlife photography and so much more!

Museum dog Bailey pictured wearing 3D glasses on his head in the theatre.

See the world come to life! 

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'Mini Mariners - play! a space for under 5s'.

Creative and educational activities for 2-5-year-olds and their parents/carers.

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01 Feb 2018 - 27 Nov 2018

Mini Mariners
A girl makes a glitter snow dome / snow globe.

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. 

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Illustration of a saltwater crocodile

Explore the Gapu-Monuk Saltwater exhibition with a fun and creative activity trail especially designed for children.

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Cabinet of Curiosities. Kids touch and discover curiosities. A boy explores the objects. He holds two furry gloves.

Explore wonderful and curious maritime artefacts in this hands-on discovery activity in our galleries.

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A mum with her baby during a stroller tour of a exhibition at the museum

Join our new program for carers and babies - an educator-led tour through new exhibitions.

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A group of children playing with giant bubbles on the museum's performance platform

Explore the wondrous world of saltwater these school holidays and experiment with hands-on activities. 

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30 Sep 2018 - 14 Oct 2018

School Holidays
A mural of sea creatures

Relax with fun story books and luminous mural making! 

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