Mario Kart heads to Egypt


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Monday 3 July | 10am - 4pm

Drop and leave program

8-12 years

$90 per participant


Developed for children aged 8 to 12-years-old.


Please arrive at 9.45am to complete participant registration and consent details.

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Start your engines and get ready to take Mario Kart to the desert sands of Egypt  in augmented reality!

Spend the day with the gang from SPACEJUMP, turning the floor into ancient Egyptian racetracks before racing augmented reality karts through the circuits. Combining physical cars with a virtual race, experience all the fun of Mario Kart in a new and exciting way.

During this drop and leave program participants will:

  • Work in teams to brainstorm, create and build ancient Egyptian racetracks.
  • Get creative with arts and crafts to decorate their racetracks.
  • Race augmented reality karts using a Nintendo Switch.

Experience a full day of fun these school holidays! Don't forget to bring a water bottle and your lunch.


“I loved all the tech and Mario Kart.”

- Participant

“I liked working in groups and making cool tracks.”

- Participant

“I love the building and it is good because we race too.”

- Participant

Drop and leave programs

Drop and leave programs enable juniors to experience the Museum independently, discover and learn something new in an area of interest and access materials and resources that would not normally be available at home. All programs are managed and monitored by our experienced Learning and Engagement staff.