Between now and 16 December, every weekday kids under the age of 5 years can be entertained in the brilliant Kidspace at the Australian Museum with games, storytelling and craft. From 2pm - 3pm there will be educator led activities to keep your young ones entertained. And as Kidspace is open all day, you can pop in at any time with your little ones for some fun in this dedicated space just for little people.
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Under 5s will also love exploring the Dinosaurs Gallery, where they can get up close and personal with dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes. In the Search and Discover section of the Museum they can check out the new interactive Megafauna display, and they can also visit the amazing Wild Planet exhibition on the ground floor of the Museum, where there are more then 400 beasts on display! And they can do all of this for FREE!
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Entry for kids is free, however adults will still need to purchase tickets to enter the Australian Museum. Whilst you are there, don't forget to check out the Museum's fabulous new cafe on the roof top level called 1 William. You can grab a coffee and a bite to eat in this family friendly space that offers breathtaking views over Sydney. The whole Museum is pram friendly (just catch the lift to the different levels), and there are toilets available with a baby change table as well.
The Australian Museum alro runs a Mini Explorers program on Thursdays and a Tiny Tots program on Fridays, from 10.30am - 11.30am in school terms. These events must be booked in advance and cost $25.00 (inc. Museum entry) for 1adult/1child to participate. Click here for more information.
How do you get there?
The Secure Parking Station at the Hilton Hotel offers a discounted parking rate for Museum visitors. If you want to take public transport, catch a train and hop off at Museum, St James or Town Hall Stations and walk over. Several buses stop close by at Hyde Park. Check out Transport NSW for more information.
When: 9.30am - 5.00pm weekdays until 16.12.16
Cost: Kids are Free & $15 per adult
Where:The Australian Museum, 1 William Street Sydney
Phone: 02 9320 6000
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