School Holidays at Museum of the Great Southern Sat 28 Sep 2019 – Sun 13 Oct 2019 10:00am – 4:00pm Museum of the Great Southern Indian Ocean Adventure Come with us on an adventure of discovery as we explore the depths of the great Indian Ocean and its amazing marine life at Museum of the Great Southern these school holidays. From ecosystems to ocean currents, uncover the fascinating underwater world that is the Indian Ocean. Lustre: Pearling & Australia Discover the intriguing stories behind northern Australia's unique pearling tradition. Immerse yourself in the qualities of the shell itself, its evolution and habitat, and the people who have collected and harvested these treasures from Saltwater Country in our newest exhibition, Lustre: Pearling & Australia. Dates: 21 September 2019 – 2 February 2020 Times: 10am – 4pm Cost: Free Age: All ages Bookings: Not required Discovery Centre—Indian Ocean Adventure The Discovery Centre is full of fun and immersive activities for the whole family. Explore the Indian Ocean from below the waves, interact with science experiments that explain buoyancy in sharks, or try your hand at modelling sea creatures for our diorama. Dates: 28 September – 13 October Times: 10am – 4pm Cost: Free – Fabulous Fish, Ocean Depths Luminaire $5; stained glass art $3; Plaster sea creatures 50c - $2 Age: All ages Bookings: Not required Fabulous Fish Unleash your creativity as you use transparent prints of ocean fish and colourful sharpies to add your individual flare to create a beautiful underwater scene. Dates: 28 September – 13 October Times: 10am – 4pm Cost: Free Age: All ages Bookings: Not required Ocean Depths Luminaire Create a beautiful and decorative deep ocean luminaire using layers of coloured tissue paper and fine line markers that will shine when lit from within. Dates: 28 September – 13 October Times: 10am – 4pm Cost: $5 Age: All ages Bookings: Not required Fishy Prints (workshop) Using mono-printing and collage techniques create a layered, bright and beautiful masterpiece of creatures of the underwater world. Dates: 1 October & 8 October Times: 10.30am – 12pm Cost: $8 Age: 6 - 14 Bookings: Essential by calling 9841 4844 Discovery Beach Walk Join us at a local beach to explore the ocean and coastline’s biodiversity. From the tidal zone to deepest part of the ocean discover the types of marine life that live there and we might even spot a whale! Dates: 4 October & 8 October Times: 10.30am – 12pm Cost: $5 Age: All Bookings: Essential by calling 9841 4844 Programs are subject to availability. All children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Credit: WA Museum Getting Here Address Museum of the Great Southern Residency Road, Albany, Western Australia, 6330, Australia Phone (08) 9841 4844 By Bus The Museum of the Great Southern is located within walking distance of the town centre, which is serviced by the several bus services, visit the PTA website for timetables. By Car Parking is available in onsite. View the discussion thread.