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!

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.

24 September - 9 October | 10am - 3pm 

Collect your trail and explore the museum galleries as you search for our minifig maritime archaeologists.

24 September - 9 October | 9.30am & 3pm 

Challenge a friend to the Roaring Forties board game or build your own LEGO® creation in the Activity Corner. 

24 September - 9 October | 10am - 12.30pm 

Try your hand at puzzles, and activities and even have some quiet time in our book corner.

24 September – 9 October  | 10am – 4pm 

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

24 September – 9 October | 10am – 4pm 

Reconstruct an ancient creature using our bag of bones or get hands-on with our giant dinosaur toys and puzzles.

Saturday 24 September – Sunday 9 October | 10am – 2pm

Come and celebrate with us as we get Freo fever and go loco for our local town!

Saturday 24 September – Sunday 9 October | 10am – 2pm

Castaway on a desert island, follow the trail clues and craft your own treasure map.

24 September - 9 October | 10am - 3pm 

Find 11 pictures around the Museum and cross off the list as found. Take paperwork back to staff for a prize.

Sunday 25 September | 2pm – 3pm
Sunday 27 November | 2pm – 3pm

Enjoy a heritage storytelling tour in and around WA Maritime Museum with a 360-degree view.

28, 29 30 September & 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 October
10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 2.30pm  

A series of demonstrations and hands-on activities exploring fossils, dinosaurs and excavation.

Monday to Sunday every half-hour between 9.30am – 4pm

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

Wednesday 28 September | 10am - 4pm
Monday 3 October | 10am - 4pm

Drop and leave program

Learn DIY tricks of the trade to create homes and hang out spaces for Perth’s local wildlife.  

Saturday 24 September - Sunday 9 October
Daily  | 10am - 4pm
Located on Level 3 

Head to our free dinosaur drop-in zone these school holidays for a heap of dinosaur theme activities and leave with your very own dinosaur tooth!