Icy Pole!

Sat 28 Sep 2013Sun 13 Oct 2013


Museum of the Great Southern

Shep the Husky from the Traversing Antarctica exhibition

Traverse your way to the WA Museum - Albany these holidays for a continent of cool fun! Are you brave enough to lead your very own Antarctic expedition? Enter the Deadly Zone and discover the sights, sounds and shores of the world’s coldest desert; dress for a blizzard, meet Shep the Husky and decipher Morse code; navigate through Antarctic landscapes, see and hear its inhabitants, and pilot your way through hands-on happenings in our Antarctic explorers hut!

Dates: 28 September – 13 October
Times: 10am - 4.30pm
Ages: All ages
Cost: Activities range from free to $7 each

Traversing Antarctica: the Australian experience
Cost: Free
More information: museum.wa.gov.au/whats-on/traversing-antarctica

Mawson Station for Kids

Icy activities: create your own Antarctica art! Free and low cost hands-on activities for all ages

Dates: 2 October - 9 October 2013
Times: 10.30am - 2.30pm
Ages: All ages.

More information call 9841 4844.

Shep the Husky from the Traversing Antarctica exhibition

Image courtesy WA Museum

Getting Here

Western Australian Museum - Albany Map


Residency Road,
Western Australia,

(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.