Events & activities

Become a SparkLab ambassador!
26 September 2018 - 31 January 2019
We’re looking for budding scientists to question, play, test, observe and talk – and help us celebrate SparkLab, our new Sciencentre experience!
Become a SparkLab ambassador!
Summer Days at the Museum
15 December 2018 - 28 January 2019
Make the Museum your essential stop these school holidays.
Summer Days at the Museum
Summer Days at the Museum
15 December 2018 09:30 AM - 28 January 2019 05:00 PM
Stay cool and breeze into the Museum these summer holidays with amazing science shows, activities and the new Sciencentre exhibition.
Summer Days at the Museum
Insectarium
03 January 2019 - 25 January 2019
School Holiday Fun!
Insectarium
Sensory Friendly Day
23 January 2019, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
We'll turn the sound down to create a fun space for children with sensory processing difficulties.
Sensory Friendly Day
Curator Conversation
06 February 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2.30pm
Curator Conversation
Prohibition Party
09 February 2019, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Drink, dance and explore your way through the glitz and glam of the roaring 20s!
Prohibition Party
Behind the Scenes Tour
16 February 2019
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s collection stores with our expert tour guides. Discover our Social history, Anthropology and Biodiversity Collection.
Behind the Scenes Tour
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
23 February 2019 - 24 February 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers
07 March 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Little Nippers
14 March 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Little Nippers
21 March 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
23 March 2019 - 24 March 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers
28 March 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Stained Glass Leadlighting - SOLD OUT
30 March 2019 - 31 March 2019
Make a beautiful stained glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Stained Glass Leadlighting - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers
04 April 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
13 April 2019 - 14 April 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers
02 May 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing 3 Day Project
04 May 2019 - 06 May 2019
Extend your blacksmithing skills with a choice of projects
Blacksmithing 3 Day Project
Little Nippers
09 May 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Little Nippers
16 May 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
18 May 2019 - 19 May 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Little Nippers
23 May 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Rustic Furniture Workshop
25 May 2019 - 26 May 2019
Make a your own chair or stool in this two day workshop
Rustic Furniture Workshop
Little Nippers
30 May 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop
01 June 2019 - 02 June 2019
Make your own unique handcrafted fireside and BBQ tools
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop
Little Nippers
06 June 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Little Nippers
13 June 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Little Nippers
20 June 2019, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers
Blacksmithing Basics
22 June 2019 - 23 June 2019
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
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