School holidays

Join us this summer at the WA Museum 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 holiday, there is something for everyone!

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Tuesday 6 July 2021 – Sunday 30 January 2022
9.30am – 5pm

Take an underwater archaeology journey in our Shipwreck Adventure Zone.
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23 September 2021 – 30 January 2022
Thursdays – Sundays | 2pm
Step back in time with our Living History presentation as we bring shipwreck stories and their watery demise to life.
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Tuesday 29 November - Sunday 6 February 2022

We face a range of environmental challenges in our world today. But no matter how big those challenges seem, better choices can make a real difference.
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Become a part of the pirate crew this school holidays with your own take home pack. Within it is a piece of treasure, parchment to make your own treasure map and a perky parrot for your shoulder.
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Friday 17 December 2021 - Sunday 30 January 2022

Ready to walk the plank? Drop anchor in our Pirate Cove and match nine fearsome pirates to their famous flags. Don’t forget to brush up on your pirate skills.
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You've found a map. But where does it lead? There's a whole heap to find within the Museum, journeying through the shadows and learning about history.
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During Summer School Holidays

Join us this school holidays for some dinosaur fun! We dig dinosaurs and are offering a range of fun activities for kids across the summer.

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Daily until 2pm

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

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During School Holidays | Fridays 1.30pm - 3pm

Rooooaaaarr!!! Create and program a dinosaur using Lego in dinosaur robotics!

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Friday 21 January 2022 | 5.30pm - 7pm
Saturday 19 February 2022 | 10.30am - 12pm
Mining has been going on for over 100 years in the Kalgoorlie region, digging down to over 600 metres in some cases. Do miners ever find fossils?

20th December 2021 - 28 January 2022

Little learners can get creative these holidays with our range of art, discovery and interactive activities!

Sundays | 10am - 10.30am
Experience our rare and extraordinary animals from the Wild Life Gallery up-close!

Sundays | 11.30am

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.