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On October 28, the Australian Museum will once more be remixed by artists, scientists and DJs as an after-hours playground for adults (and dinosaurs).

Strictly adults only, Jurassic Lounge is an after-hours party filled with wild creatures, strange happenings and the occasional live snake or bat. The event typically sells out in advance so be sure to book now. Wear a costume and get your freak on, you’ll fit right in.

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Saturday 28 October, 7pm – 10:30pm

Australian Museum, 1 William Street, Sydney
$25 in advance, $30 at the door (subject to availability)

The Line Up

Silent Disco at Jurassic Lounge event at the Australian Museum

WARATAH DRUM CORPS

To get in you’ll have to get past these fierce ghost drummers. Gain their trust and you’ll be invited to raise the dead in their drumming circles.

Robots from the Clash of the Titans

VAMPIRE MEDITATION

Find inner peace with Adriano Cappelletta’s hilarious Vampire Meditation workshops paired with contortionist Jade Twist’s bendy Death-by-Yoga performance.

A man and a woman at a Jurassic Lounge event with silver paint on their face

GIANT DANCE LESSON

Learn the moves to Michael Jackson’s Thriller with performer Cody Cabana, then take part in a zombie dance-off in the Silent Disco.

A portrait Kiki Kooky Pretzel

DATE ROULETTE

Sign up and let Lucyfer and Tomkenstein find you a scientifically-matched stranger for a 10-minute date: love at first fright… or complete horror show?

2 people playing with bubbles

HALLOWEEN SILENT DISCO

Two DJs battle it out for dance-floor supremacy… in complete silence. Wear wireless headsets and tune in for a killer set of dance-floor anthems.

A portrait of Diesel Darling wrapped by a snake

DISSECTIONS + TAXIDERMY

Satisfy your goriest science-geek fantasies, get crafty with a scalpel and learn the tricks of the taxidermy trade.

HALLOWEEN SILENT DISCO ☠ DEATH-BY-YOGA & VAMPIRE MEDITATION ☠ JETPACK THEATRE COLLECTIVE’S THE UPSIDE DOWN ☠ VOODOO DISCO BABES + DARK MAGIC ☠ WARATAH DRUM CORPS ☠ DATE ROULETTE ☠ GIANT DANCE LESSON: THRILLER ☠ KILLER CLOWN IN THE LIFT ☠ ORGAN DISSECTION + TAXIDERMY FOR BEGINNNERS ☠ HALLOWEEN LANTERN CRAFT ☠ HORROR MASHUPS BY VJS EIGHTFILTERS ☠ LIVE SNAKES + BATS ☠ THEREMIN + MUSICAL SAW WORKSHOP ☠ GASHES + WOUNDS MAKE-UP ARTISTS ☠ DRUMMING CIRCLE ☠ T-REX AUTOPSY ☠ 200 TREASURES OF THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM ☠ BEST-COSTUME COMP ☠ ACCESS TO ALL GALLERIES ☠ BARS + FOOD + MORE! ☠

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need to book?

Most Jurassic Lounge events sell out in advance, don’t be the bloodsucker stuck on the threshold.

Will there be food and drinks on the night?

Five pop-up bars and two eateries will be open on the night, including our rooftop restaurant, No. 1 William.

Does everybody dress up?

It’s Halloween, so you’ll stand out if you don’t, and could go home with cool prizes if you do. Can’t get it sorted? Our make-up artists can apply last-minute gashes and wounds on the night.

Can I volunteer to help on the night?

Join Australian Museum Events Volunteer Program and lend a hand at Jurassic Lounge and future events at the Museum.

Are photos allowed?

They’re borderline compulsory!

Are kids and teens allowed?

Nope, they’re always welcome in the daytime, but Jurassic Lounge is strictly an 18+ event.

Is there a cloak room?

There are a handful of lockers, but Jurassic Lounge is best enjoyed when you travel light. Due to security measures, no backpacks allowed.

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