Your Last Chance To Register For The Australian Museum❜s Fun Selection Of School Holiday Activities
Do you have a mini dinosaur enthusiast in your midst, and are looking for something to do these school holidays? There’s plenty of fun to be had at the Australian Museum—from art and science workshops to nature photography and an amazing new prehistoric playground.
With time and tickets running out, it's your last chance to register for some dino-themed fun these school hoidays! Here are our picks of the must-do’s.
Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family
This summer the world’s most feared dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus rex, comes crashing into the new exhibition space at the Australian Museum and will be bringing along the whole Tyrannosaur clan!
Aspiring palaeontologists of all ages will be enthralled with the colossal collection of skulls, fossil eggs, tyrannosaur skeletons. Come face-to-face with a life-sized T. rex, run for your life in a virtual experience, you can even hatch a dino egg in this interactive exhibition.
The little ones will be kept busy with touch screens, animation, immersive projections, and AI!
Book your Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family tickets today!
With separate classes geared towards children and teens, creative kids will love exploring how to capture nature’s best angles. Children will partake in fun photography challenges using your own camera, smartphone or tablet with expert Thomas Covell.
In the teen class, participants will visit the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition for inspiration, before using their point-and-shoot cameras to learn tricks of the trade and practice looking at the world with an artistic eye.
For kids that can’t come into the museum, there’s also an online option—an interactive webinar that will inspire children and teens to explore, focus and capture the world around us! More information here.
An awesome new stomping ground for even the littlest of dinosaur buffs (the Playground is suitable for ages 3 and up!), children will absolutely love helping the Museum’s resident palaeontologists excavate and clean a real 75-million-year-old fossil at the Prehistoric Playground!
They can then discover which plants and animals once inhabited a Jurassic swamp only a few hours from Sydney, then colour their own dinosaur and see it come to life on the museum’s 9m projection. Kids will love learning how feathers and wings have evolved for flight by making their own aerodynamic nature objects. More information here.
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