Experiences

Antarctic Research Vessel

Climb aboard and take the helm of a research vessel on its way to Antarctica.

Tummy Tour

Crawl through the mouth and find out would be like to be a piece of food travelling through the digestive system.

The Campsite

Come on a camping trip in the Australian bush, complete with model campfire.

Bricks & Clicks

Build your own mini world and stop-motion movie with thousands of LEGO® bricks.

Crawlers’ Beach

A safe-haven of sensory discovery for children two and under with its own jetty.

The Dig

Treasures lay buried waiting to be found. Throw on a vest, grab some tools and start your exploration.

The Cave

Grab a torch and explore the tunnels and nooks. You may even spot some of the cave’s inhabitants.

Construction

Gear up with a hi-vis vest and tool belt, we’re looking for builders who are ready to help construct our tiny home.

Marketplace

Take a trolley for a spin and collect your shopping before you start cooking in our Critter Café.

CreARTivity

Unleash your creativity and be inspired to paint, draw, write and sculpt with daily art activities.

Lights, Sound, Action

The stage is yours! Express yourself with costumes, backdrops and lighting.

Discovery Garden

Step outside and explore our natural wonderland – an oasis that will excite all your senses.

Book Nook

Cosy up with a good book in our peaceful reading space. Come along for daily Storytime readings.

Puzzle Room

Step inside a room filled with puzzling games and challenges just waiting to be solved.

Trains

All aboard the Critter Express! Shovel coal to fuel the engine or control a model train around its miniature world.

Visit Today

Inspire their imagination and curiosity at Australia’s first dedicated hands-on children’s museum – perfect for children (birth – 10 years) and adults to enjoy together.

Speaker Series

THE POWER OF READING TO YOUR CHILD

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Events

See what big events we have planned for the Discovery Space.

Parties

Wollongong's ultimate children’s birthday party venue!

Schools

Immerse your students in play with a school excursion mapped to the syllabus.

Functions

Don’t let the kids have all the fun. Book now for exclusive use of the Discovery Space.

Gift Shop

Come and explore our curated range of educational gifts, toys and baby products.

Corporate Tickets

Reward your staff or clients with the gift of play and discovery.

Daily Schedule

Find out what's happening on the day you plan to visit.

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First Year of Life

$50

1 Adult + any Children
under 12 months

Discover for 2

$100

2 people
1 Adult + 1 Child

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$30

Add more people for $30pp
Max. 8 per membership

Transferable pass

$50

Add a pass to a membership that can be used by anyone

Learn

What do nutritionists pack in their kids’ lunch box?

Dr Megan Hammersley gives us an insight into her daughter’s lunch box, including the three things she always includes and what we should leave out.

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Early Start holds sustainable sculpture awards

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Get Involved

Help spread the power of play as a volunteer, join a research study or show your support.

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