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!

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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Kids school holidays photography workshop, Cockatoo Island

Kids can learn new creative skills in our 1 day hands-on workshops

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Torchlight Tour: a dramatic after-dark tour through the museum's secret spots

Join your guide for a dramatic after-dark tour through the museum's secret spots, staying behind when everyone has gone home.

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11 Oct 2018 - 11 Oct 2018

Family Torchlight Tour
Replica tall ship HMB ENDEAVOUR out of water for its regular refit.

Join us to hear how the magnificent replica of HMBark Endeavour was conceived, built, commissioned and sailed into Sydney.

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HMAS Sydney (II)

Hear the story of the catastrophic battle at point blank range, and the spectacular end to a 67-year mystery.

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Wild Oats X1 - Sydney-to-Hobart yacht race

27th Anniversary Celebration Lunch with Australia's 'Voice of Sailing' Rob Mundle.

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Fireworks - New Year’s Eve festival, Darling Harbour

Celebrate with your friends and family at our very special New Year’s Eve festival on Darling Harbour foreshore.

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31 Dec 2018 - 01 Jan 2019

New Year's Eve at the Museum