School holiday activities



Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
What's On

Don’t miss our exciting program of school holiday activities this Autumn.

Meet a Museum Expert from our live exhibits team, or bring along a grandparent to make stop motion magic in our Intergenerational Animation Workshop. Some programs require bookings, please check below.

Shower Superstars

6–22 April
Included with museum entry

Partnering with Melbourne’s metropolitan water companies, Melbourne Museum is making water saving fun, empowering the next generation of water saving heroes.  Decorate a lovely bathroom tile or choose a shower-length song to sing karaoke.

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Born In A Taxi presents: Gut Feeling

7–9 April and 14–16 April 2019
10.30am, 12.30pm or 2.30pm
Tickets: Member Child $20 / Child $25

Do some physical theatre, experience a dynamic digestive soundscape and watch real bacteria projected onto the stomach lining. Then, of course, what goes in must also come out! Each child's exit will be heralded by carefully crafted sound effects.

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Meet the Museum Expert: Live Exhibits

10 and 11 April 2019
Tickets: Adult  $54 / Concession & Child $40 / Member $30

Join us these holidays to hear about the specialised museum jobs in the Museums Victoria Live Exhibits team. See the insects and reptiles in the back of house laboratories and try your hand at developing museum expert skills. Suitable for adults and families with children over 6 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult with a paid ticket.

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Direct your own TV ad

9–12 April & 16–18 April
Free,  does not include entry to the Museum

This school holidays, budding 'tween' directors have the chance to create their own road safety commercials using state-of-the-art technology at the TAC’s new Road to Zero Education Complex at Melbourne Museum.

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Comedy Festival at Melbourne Museum

Tuesday 9–Friday 19 April 2019
Various times
Free, does not include entry to the Museum

Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents The (Very) Big Laugh Out, performing for the first time on Melbourne Museum Plaza.

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Stop! Intergenerational Animation Workshops!

17–18 April 2019
Tickets: Adult  $40 / Concession & Child $35 / Member $30

Join us for an afternoon of digital storytelling as we pair children and their grandparents in our very own Intergenerational Animation Workshop.  Suitable for ages 5 to 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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