This year at Melbourne Museum it's all about palaeontology! Meet palaeontologists, touch real fossils, bring in your specimens for identification by an expert, and see fossils bought out of the collection especially for this event!
The weekend will include expert lectures in the Theatre, fossil id lab in the Science and Life galleries, dinosaur themed story time in the Children’s Gallery, Museum Playdates: Dinosaurs and a Hello Museum Disco with No Lights No Lycra.
Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Wednesday 15 August, 1–2pm
Di Bray, Ken Walker and Karen Rowe introduce wildlife projects achieving great things in Australia.
Friday 17 August, 6pm–8pm
Join us for a special evening of family fun in the Dinosaur Walk with No Lights, No Lycra Little.
Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 August, 9am–10am | Ages 2 to 5 years
During this Dinosaur Playdate, children and their adults will get to explore the dinosaurs in the museum before opening hours.