Junior Marine Biologists Wanted!

School holidays at the WA Maritime Museum

Sat 8 Apr 2017Sun 23 Apr 2017

9:30am5:00pm

WA Maritime Museum


Discover the new WA Down Under gallery these school holidays! Meet our megamouth shark, explore coral reefs and interact with our digital animals in our Blue Room experience. Dive deeper into marine biology with a range of other fun school holiday activities.

For further information regarding any of our school holiday activities, contact the Museum by emailing or calling 1300 134 081.

Woodside and the WA Museum Foundation are proudly sponsoring Marine animals – inside and out! Plus a tasty treat, Marine biology art and craft and Face Painting activities.

Sponsored by Woodside and the WA Museum Foundation


Marine animals – inside and out! Plus a tasty treat.

Dates: 20 April
Times: 9.30am, 11am
Cost: Free*
Age: 4+
Bookings: Essential

Join a Museum scientist and take a closer look at why fish are suited for a life beneath the waves. Staff will dissect a fish to lead an exploration of how fish work – both inside and out! Then join a visiting chef from the National Hotel in Fremantle who will prepare a delicious fish recipe and share it with you!

Bookings are required and can be made by using the below link or by calling 1300 134 081.

Thursday 20 April 9.30am - event is full

Thursday 20 April 11am - event is full

*WA Maritime Museum adult entry fees may apply.

Marine biology art and craft

Dates: 15 – 23 April
Times: 10am – 2pm
Cost: Free*
Age: 4+
Bookings: Required for groups 10+

Make a fabulous fish mobile or decorate your own sea creature puppet! Colour in your own sea creature and bring it to life on our amazing digital animation screen!

*WA Maritime Museum adult entry fees may apply.

Nuclear Sharks – Discovery Channel

Dates: 8 – 22 April (excluding 12, 14, 18 and 20 April)
Times: 11am and 2pm
Cost: Free*
Age: All ages
Bookings: Required for groups 10+

*WA Maritime Museum adult entry fees may apply.

The Bikini Atoll is a marine environment in the Pacific Ocean once destroyed by nuclear testing in the Cold War.

Join Philippe Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau, and his team as they investigate the restoration of this resilient Atoll, which is now home to reef sharks.

How did the sharks get there? See how tagging of these sharks uncovers many secrets, including an illegal fishing fleet that has been taking sharks from inside one of the largest shark sanctuaries in the Pacific.

For further information click here.

The screening of Nuclear Sharks is sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General Perth.

U.S. Consulate General Perth

Face Painting

Dates: 15 – 23 April
Times: 10am – 1pm
Cost: Free*
Age: 4+
Bookings: Required for groups 10+

Become a part of the marine world! Bring your kids in to have their faces decorated as they explore our amazing undersea world.

*WA Maritime Museum adult entry fees may apply.


School Holiday Fun!

WA Museum

Getting Here

Google map of Western Australian Museum - Fremantle

Address

Victoria Quay,
Fremantle,
Western Australia,
6160,
Australia

Phone
1300 134 081

Google map of Western Australian Museum - Fremantle

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 stop 24. Visit the Transperth website for timetables and details.

By Car
Paid parking is available in the City of Fremantle car park just outside the WA Shipwrecks Museum. Additional paid parking is available in the Wilsons car park at the WA Maritime Museum, Victoria Quay which is a short walk from the WA Shipwrecks Museum.

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

Accessibility
Comprehensive accessibility information about the WA Maritime Museum can be found on the Access WA website.