School Holidays at Museum of the Great Southern

Sat 28 Sep 2019Sun 13 Oct 2019

10:00am4:00pm

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

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.