School holidays

Join us at one of our WA Museum locations to take part in our school holidays activities! There’s always something new to learn.

We have a heap of fun filled activities, where you can express your creativity, learn and explore. No matter where you’ll be in WA these school holidays, there is something for everyone!

Available for hire | Daily until 2pm

Part scavenger hunt, part escape room — get ready for a self-guided family tour with a twist!

Available for hire | Daily

Access one of our sensory backpacks on your visit to the museum for a treasure trove of tools to both calm and stimulate a child's sensory system.

Every Saturday | 11am

Nyumbi means celebration dance in Nyoongar language. Experience a celebration of Nyoongar culture through song, dance and language, as local performers share their rich culture and history.

Sundays | 10am - 10.30am

Discover WA's reptiles and meet some of our resident reptiles in Wildlife

Fridays & Sundays | 10.30am - 11am

Join us for a half-hour of story-telling, the ideal opportunity to introduce your child to the wonder of the written and spoken word amongst the colourful Museum galleries.

Saturday 23 March - Sunday 28 July | 9.30am - 5pm

Join Davina and Dave, our LEGO® minifig diving explorers and learn about the deep sea.

Saturday 23 March - Sunday 28 July  
Daily | 9.30am - 5pm

Step back in time and picture yourself in history with our costume photo wall.

Fridays | 10.30am – 11am

Starting Friday 5 April

Join us for a half-hour storytime session and introduce your child to the wonder of the written and spoken word in our Origins Gallery. This session has a space theme with books chosen to ignite imaginations.

Sundays | 11.30am - 12.30pm

Dinosaurs of all sizes once walked the ancient plains of Western Australia. Join us for a one-hour dinosaur tour where you will learn about different species, marvel at gargantuan life-sized models and meet our Augmented Reality resident.

Wednesdays | 10.30am 11am
Starting Wednesday 27 March 

Join us for 30 minutes of early-learning activity time in our Origins Gallery.

Saturday 29 June - Sunday 14 July | 9.30am - 3pm
Drop-in activities

The activity corner is full of free activities for budding young geologists, complete with dress-ups, a crystal cave, and an ore processing plant.

Saturday 29 June - Sunday 14 July | 9.30am - 3pm
Drop-in activities

Our pet rocks have escaped and hidden themselves around the Museum, can you find them all?

Saturday 29 June - Sunday 14 July | 9.30am - 3pm
Drop-in activities

Recreate some of the most iconic rocks and minerals in gaming history!

Saturday 29 June - Sunday 14 July | 9.30am - 3pm
Drop-in activities

Make your own mini-mine and dump truck with this creative activity.

Saturday 29 June - Sunday 14 July | 10am - 3pm
Drop-in activities

Immerse yourself in literacy and arts as we explore the vibrant landscapes, flora, fauna, and language of the Goldfields during our free school holiday activities.

Saturday 29 June - Sunday 14 July | 10am - 2pm

Be inspired by the sights and science of the deep sea with activities and costume play!