01aug9.00am31(aug 31)3.30pmChildren's Technology Play Space9.00am - 3.30pm (31) Type:EventEntry:Free

10aug(aug 10)10.30am07sep(sep 7)12.00pmParent Workshops: Empowering children with Autism Spectrum Disorder10.30am - (september 7) 12.00pm Type:EventEntry:Paid

15aug(aug 15)9.00am28(aug 28)3.30pmNational Science Week and Book Week9.00am - 3.30pm (28) Type:EventEntry:Free after entry

15aug(aug 15)10.00am23oct(oct 23)4.00pmExhibition of Art, Science and Creativity - Antarctic Futures.10.00am - (october 23) 4.00pm Type:EventEntry:Free

25aug9.30am11.30amLittle Learners - Wollongong Central9.30am - 11.30am Type:EventEntry:Free

29aug10.00am11.00amChildrens Q&A with Antarctic Researchers!10.00am - 11.00am Type:EventEntry:Free after entry


01sep10.30am11.30amGrandparents Day10.30am - 11.30am Type:EventEntry:Free after entry



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.

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 (Under Construction)

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


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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