School Holidays at the WA Maritime Museum

Sat 6 Jul 2019Sun 21 Jul 2019

Activity times vary

WA Maritime Museum


Super Sharks

Join us at the WA Maritime Museum these school holidays as we explore the wonderful world of sharks in our latest exhibition Planet Shark: Predator or Prey.

Planet Shark: Predator or Prey

Leave the outside world behind as you dive into the incredible underwater world of sharks–without getting your feet wet!

With rare fossils, life-sized models of real sharks, and a multi-sensory cinematic walk-through, this experience is perfect for young and old alike.

Dates: Opening Saturday 6 July
Times: Entry 9.30am - 5pm daily
Cost: Prices vary Age: All ages are welcome, but suited for 7+
Bookings: Essential for groups 10+ on 1300 134 081


XR:WA Festival

Travel to Antarctica, swim with a White Shark, or dive deep into the undersea world in this virtual reality festival!

Dates: Saturday 6 - Monday 8 July
Times: Session times vary
Cost: Free. WA Maritime Museum adult entry fees apply.
Age: 7+. Participants must be accompanied by an adult.
Bookings: Essential for groups 10+ on 1300 134 081

For more information head to the XR:WA event page.


Shark Show: World of Wonders

Don’t miss this fun, interactive theatre show about sharks!

Join us for a rollicking journey through the wonderful world of sharks in this entertaining and informative theatre show for families.

Shark fact or shark fiction–you decide!

Dates: 11 - 19 July
Times: 10.30am & 11.30am
Cost: Free. WA Maritime Museum adult entry fees apply.
Age: All ages
Bookings: Essential for groups 10+ on 1300 134 081


We Love Sharks

Make your own shark paper craft creations or paper tole picture, and listen to some fascinating shark-themed stories.

You can even contribute to our goal of creating 1000 origami sharks to raise awareness of shark conservation.

Dates:6 - 21 July
Times: Storytelling at 11am; Activities 10am - 2pm
Cost: 4+
Bookings: Essential for groups 10+ on 1300 134 081


NAIDOC Week Family Fun Day

Join us for a family fun day at the WA Maritime Museum as we celebrate NAIDOC Week, the diverse Aboriginal cultures of Western Australia and the incredible people in our communities who lead the way for future generations.

Dates: Tuesday 9 July
Times: 10am – 2pm
Cost: Free. WA Maritime Museum adult entry fees apply.
Age: All ages
Bookings: Essential for groups 10+ on 1300 134 081


Djinda Kaatijin

Djinda Kaatijin (which in the Nyoongar language means ‘to understand stars’) is the next exciting instalment in Yirra Yaakin’s series of productions for young people.

Through a mix of traditional Nyoongar dreaming stories and contemporary indigenous storytelling, Djinda Kaatijin explores the importance of the stars and how they are culturally important to us all.

Dates: Wednesday 10 July
Times: 11am & 1pm
Cost: Free
Age: 4+
Further Information: Visit yirrayaakin.com.au


Programs are subject to availability. All children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Caption: Planet Shark opens at the WA Maritime Museum these school holidays!

Credit: Grande Exhibitions

Getting Here

Address

Victoria Quay Road,
Fremantle,
Western Australia,
6160,
Australia

 

Phone
1300 134 081

By Train
The WA Maritime Museum is located within walking distance of Fremantle Station visit the Transperth website for timetables.

By Bus
The WA Maritime Museum is serviced by the free Fremantle Cat Service, at Red stop 1. Visit the Transperth website for timetables and details.

By Car
Paid parking is available in the Wilsons car park at the WA Maritime Museum, Victoria Quay Road.

By Ferry
Captain Cook Cruises offer a range of ferry services from Perth which stop nearby at B-Shed ferry terminal.