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!

Daily until 2pm

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

Every Saturday

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.

Fridays & Sundays | 10.30am

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.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays | 10.30am 


Monday 17 October


30 minutes

Join us for 30 minutes of early-learning activity time in one of our galleries. FAMILY

Daily | Sunset till late
7pm – 10.30pm
Friday 18 November – Sunday 23 April

Night projections at Boola Bardip

Delight in the spectacular Illuminate: Alice night projection at WA Museum Boola Bardip, launching as part of the City of Perth Christmas Lights Trail.

16 December - 30 January 2022 | 9:30am - 3pm 

Get up close and personal with the bolt-cutter teeth of a thylacoleo skull!

16 December - 1 Feburary | 10am - 3pm 

Sing your heart out these school holidays as you work out the missing word to each song, to cross off your list.

Monday to Sunday | 9.30am – 4pm
Every half-hour

School holiday care programs and out of school groups are welcome at the Museum during the holidays for self-guided experiences.

17 December – 31 January  | 10am – 3pm 

Construct a dinosaur mask, measure yourself against the leg of a T-Rex or reconstruct a mystery animal from a bag of bones.

17 December - 31 January | 10am - 3pm 

Try your hand at revealing buried bones and examining skeletons under our electronic microscope.

17 December - 31 January | 10am - 3pm 

Pick up a trail and see if you can find our hidden dinosaurs!

Wednesday 4 January – Sunday 22 January | 10am – 2pm, Storytelling 11am

Play hide and seek with the ultimate tricky travellers with the world's most expert sea voyagers!