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!

Sunday 7 January - Sunday 21 January | 11am & 1pm

Celebrating Australia II's historic win with a fun retro 80s quiz!

Monday 8 January | 9.30am - 11.30am
Tuesday 9 January | 9.30am – 11.30am

Participants must be directly supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

If you're aged 8 - 14, come and learn the essentials of good fishing with Recfishwest!

Monday 8 January - Wednesday 10 January | 10am - 11am
Thursday 11 January | 1pm - 2pm

Drop in anytime during science hour to learn more about prehistoric dinosaurs.

Tuesday 9 January | 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 24 January | 10am - 4pm 
Drop and Leave Program

Young gamers embark on a thrilling journey to the desert, navigating the vast and mysterious landscapes of the virtual world.

Tuesday 9 January | 10.30am - 11.30am
Thursday 11 January | 10.30am - 11.30am

Combine gears, motors and solar panels to build your working space rover model.

Wednesday 10 January | 10am - 4pm
Drop and leave program

Become a coding whiz using drag and drop coding blocks. Then dive into forever loops and sensor coding, before executing your commands and watching your creation come to life.

Friday 12 January | 10am- 1pm
Thursday 18 January | 10am - 1pm

Drop and leave program

Delve into the anatomy of squid, gaining a deeper understanding of their unique biology and evolutionary adaptations.

Tuesday 16 January | 10am - 4pm
Drop and leave program

Come and spend the day with deadly Nyoongar maaman local legend, Derek Nannup to explore Aboriginal knowledge systems in this full day program.

Tuesday 16 January | 10.30am - 11.30am
Thursday 18 January | 10.30am - 11.30am

Create your own night light inspired by the Moon. All craft materials, batteries and lights are included.

Friday 19 January | 10am - 4pm 
Drop and leave program

Delve into the fascinating world of claymation, honing your skills of crafting and manipulating characters, designing backdrops and settings before capturing frame-by-frame sequences to create your story.

Saturday 20 January | 10.30am – 11am
Sunday 21 January | 10.30am – 11am
Saturday 27 January | 10.30am – 11am
Sunday 28 January | 10.30am – 11am

Join Captain Boots and Captain Redbeard for a pirate adventure.

Tuesday 23 January | 9.30am - 11am
Thursday 25 January | 9.30am - 11am

Dive into a prehistoric world of creativity and imagination where a range of dinosaur messy play invitations await!

Tuesday 23 January | 10am - 4pm
Drop and Leave program

Compete in high-speed Mario Kart races and face unique challenges navigating through bush, driving across creek beds while encountering amazing plants and animals on the way.