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Family programs

Join us for creative, hands-on activities for children and their families. Book a Museum-guided activity or free self-guided activities, all inspired by our exhibitions.

Toddler program

a young child and woman doing craft activities

Every month on the first Wednesday, 10am–11am

Time for the under-fives to have fun and explore the Museum. Join us on the first Wednesday of the month in a series art-making, storytelling and gallery exploration activities.

The inspiration for the first program is the bogong moth made by Reko Rennie that hangs in the Main Hall.

Suitable for preschool-aged children and their carers
Cost: $10 child
Bookings essential: Eventbrite (fees apply)

Fun at home

Check out our free DIY instructions to craft your own creations.

Remember your visit

Find your photo on our website or Flickr

See earlier program highlights

Inspired by A History of the World in 100 Objects

Medieval Space 2016 reflections

Discovery Space photos on Flickr

Play School – What’s behind the Windows?

Inspired by Happy Birthday Play School

More videos and photos

Medieval village time lapse

Make your own medieval crown or shield at home

Museum Designer

Inspired by the National Museum’s architecture

Discovery Space photos on Flickr


See our calendar for more fun activities for families and children