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School Holidays Autumn 2019
School Holidays shoot 2019 Image: Sarah Wilson
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Dive into the coolest underwater party where children and accompanying adults craft bioluminescent sea creatures and rock out at the silent disco.

Participants, including adults, wear a headset and choose between different channels of music presented by a Playground Sounds DJ.

If all the dancing tires you out, head over to the Mini-Makers space to create sea creatures, such as anglerfish and comb jellies, using fluorescent markers and phosphorescent craft materials that glow under UV black lights.

This school holiday program is in support of our current special exhibition Whales | Tohorā.

Every year 100,000 marine mammals die as a result of plastic pollution. This includes whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and sea lions. That’s why the Australian Museum has partnered with WWF-Australia to change our plastic habits and help you change yours by pledging to #ReduceYourUse. To empower our visitors, we will be giving away a biodegradable bamboo toothbrush to every child that attends Mini-Makers – In the Deep Sea.


4 -12 years (recommended) + accompanying adult/s


Member Child $8
Non-Member Child $10
Online ticket bundle* for 1 Child & 1 Adult non-Member $25
Online ticket bundle* for 1 Child & 1 Concession non-Member $18
Online extra non-Member Adult General Admission* $15
Online Concession General Admission* $8

*Accompanying adults free after General Admission. Adult General Admission is included in ticket bundle. Members have free General Admission to the Museum.

Extra Adult or Concession tickets can be purchased on the day at Admissions.

Limited capacity per session. Pay on the day or pre-book to avoid disappointment.


Morning session: 11:00am-12:00pm
Afternoon session: 1pm-2pm


April School Holidays (13-28 April), except the following public holiday dates of 19, 20, 21 April.


Education Classrooms, Level 2 (opposite Kidspace)

For more info, contact programs@austmus.gov.au.

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