Monday 24 - Wed 26 October
Join us in celebrating NSW children’s week at the Australian National Maritime Museum with special programs for children 0-6 years and their carers.
Mini Mariners tours – 30 minute character guided themed tours with movement, music, and storytelling- especially for ages 18 months – 6 years, every day at 10am, 10.45am, 11.30am and 12pm
Creative Activity Space – art making, sensory play, experiments, dress ups and games- Open 10am – 1pm
Explore the Ships Clocks and Stars exhibition with an activity backpack rental- follow a special activity trail with educational toys, costumes and your favourite nursery rhymes to lead the way. – All day 9.30am – 5pm
Get hands on with sea creature specimens and sea creature percussion at the cabinet of curiosities touch trolley – Open 10am – 1pm
Aqua Babies - Relax in a sensory theatrette space inspired by under sea environments especially for pre-walkers. Open 10am – 2pm
Stop by the Mini Mariners Play gallery- enjoy our permanent under 6s space with interactive games, puppetry, books and more to explore. Open 9.30am – 5pm
Explore the vessels, climb the lighthouse– For young visitors and their carers who are 90cm and up- Please note no baby carriers or prams permitted on the vessels for safety reasons- Open 9.30am – 5pm – last boarding 4.10pm
Feeding and changing areas - The museum has 3 baby change areas and will open up an additional parenting room especially for your feeding needs during this event.
Mini Yums at Yots café - enjoy a special menu of quick, affordable and toddler friendly meals especially for children’s week. Open 9.30am – 5pm
Getting Here: the museum is adjacent to the light rail, Pyrmont bay wharf ferry access, a short walk from Town Hall station or right alongside Harbourside Shopping centre carpark- $14 all day parking when you validate your ticket at the museum.
Pram parking and Cloaking facilities are available
Enquiries: phone +61 2 9298 3655 or email email@example.com.
Meet: in the museum foyer 10 minutes prior to your tour.
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Booked groups and playgroups welcome.
See our Plan Your Visit page for everything you need to know about a trip to the museum.