**Daily programs are temporarily unavailable due to social distancing

Daily programs are free with entry but places are limited to ensure safe social distancing.

Mini Beasts! 9:30am weekdays AND 9:30am and 1pm weekends
Join us as we show you the amazing creatures that call the Discovery Space home, you could be helping feed our fish or learn all about our masters of disguise, phasmids (stick insects).

Storytime 10am weekdays AND 1:30pm weekends
Pull up a cushion for Storytime and enjoy a reading of popular Australian and international children's books.

Art Time! 10-11am weekdays AND 10am-11am and 1:30-2:30pm weekends
Nothing sparks your imagination like art. We have guided art activities designed to inspire the mind and excite the senses.

Discovery Time! 11am weekdays AND 11am and 2:30pm weekends
Participate in one of our pop up activities located in the Pod. Maximum 20 people.

Mini & Me! Every Tuesday, 10:30am at Crawlers Beach
Join us in a special parent and baby bonding session where children practise their fine motor skills and develop their hand-eye coordination through play and songs.  Daily programs are free with entry but places are limited to ensure safe social distancing.

*NEW* Tiny Tinkering! Every Wednesday, 9:30am in The Pod
Join us as we build 'em up, knock 'em down, design and create! The workshop will be Educator-led for the first 20 minutes then its time for free play! Featuring Big Blue Blocks and lots of other fun building materials each week. Daily programs are free with entry but places are limited (max 20 people) to ensure safe social distancing.



Immerse yourself in an enchanting natural world

The Sanctuary

Stimulate your touch, sight, smell and other senses, in our sensory room

Emergency! Emergency!

Police, Fire, Ambulance, SES – you get to be the hero!

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.


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


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


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.


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

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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.

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1 Adult + any Children
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