Finding something new and exciting to do during school holidays can be hard, which is why we've collated some of the top things to do, and your kids will learn something new along the way! The best part is, they're all free admission.
WA Museum Boola Bardip
WA Museum Boola Bardip is a place to share Western Australia’s many stories: our people, our places and our role in the world. Bring the whole family and explore our State’s rich cultural and natural heritage through three major themes – being Western Australian, Discovering Western Australia and Exploring the World. Entry is free! Check out their school holiday program here.
City of Perth Library
Location: East Perth
Along with an abundance of school holiday activities available, the City of Perth Library has an entire floor dedicated to the young ones. The Children’s Floor is located on level four and houses specialised collections for ages zero to 11 years. It also has dedicated presentation spaces, the Tree of Knowledge outdoor play space, bathrooms equipped with baby changing tables and many comfy spots to curl up with a good book. Check out their school holiday program here.
Location: West Perth
Scitech sparks questions in all minds through playful science, technology, engineering and mathematics experiences. Since 1988 we’ve been fuelling the curiosity and igniting the ideas that will forge the communities and workplaces of the future. Because awe and wonder is not just for kids. It’s for everyone with an imagination, and the ingenuity to ask “why?”.
The Bell Tower
Location: Riverside Dr
The Bell Tower overlooks the picturesque Swan River and is one of the most unique places - filled with fascinating historic content and boasting a unique and distinctive design. Visit The Bell Tower today and see the 14th century twelve bells of St Martin-in-the-Fields at The Bell Tower, or ring the historic bells that were given Western Australia as part of the national Bicentennial celebrations in 1988.
Art Gallery of WA
Location: Perth Cultural Centre
The Art Gallery of WA warmly welcomes children and families to visit AGWA and explore the exhibitions and collections together. Keep an eye on their website for a range of art activities for school-age children to participate in during the school holidays.
FREE PARKING OPTIONS
It’s never been easier navigating into the city these April school holidays! Take advantage of the 3-hour free parking on weekends and public holidays until 30 June 2021 in three centrally located CPP car parks:
• CPP Cultural Centre car park, 2 Roe Street, Northbridge
• CPP His Majesty's car park, 377 Murray Street, Perth
• CPP Pier Street car park, 87-89 Pier Street, Perth
Visit cityofperthparking.com.au for full details on CPP locations and pricing.
With so much to see and do for the whole family, you won’t want to leave. Check out the huge range of exciting events and activities, plus our blog page for other itineraries packed with fun ideas to take the kids these school holidays. It's Playtime in the City! #seeyouinthecity