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The National Museum welcomes kids and encourages exploration of our exhibitions, outdoor spaces and online activities.

Story time

Enjoy free 15-minute story time sessions each Tuesday and Thursday at 10.30am and 1.30pm in the workshop next to the Discovery Centre.
No booking required.

Mini makers

Explore art, science and games through hands-on learning and play in the mini makers corner.
Daily, free with valid entry to the Discovery Centre.

Composite image including two young girls holding hands and running, and various graphic art features.
Museum family trails

Follow one of our family trails to discover the stories behind some of the amazing objects on show at the Museum. Two self-guided family trails are available, for ages 2–5 and 5–8 years. See what you can find along the way.

Daily. Cost: $2, Mkids free. Available from the Information Desk

Events are managed in line with our Covid-19 safety plan and are subject to change at short notice.

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