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School Holidays at the 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. 

 
Situated in the heart of the Perth Cultural Centre, the Museum explores our State’s rich cultural and natural heritage through three major themes – being Western Australian, Discovering Western Australia and Exploring the World.
 
Each of the Museum’s eight exhibition galleries explores these themes through collections, research and the perspectives of communities from around Western Australia.
 
Woven throughout are the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, recognising the primary rights of Australia’s first peoples in practising and expressing their cultural heritage. 
 
Admission to the Museum is free and bookings can be made online. Walk-up entry is available, but we encourage pre-bookings to secure your place as you may experience a wait time during busy periods.

For more information contact reception@museum.wa.gov.au or 1300 134 081.

Program:

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs will roam the WA Museum Boola Bardip these school holidays as the Museum welcomes Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo. 
Meet awesome prehistoric creatures in these fun and educational performances – from cute baby dinosaurs to some of the largest carnivores and herbivores that once walked the planet.

Dates:
3 April – 18 April 2021
Session times: 10am, 12.00pm and 2pm
Age: suited for children aged 3+
Bookings are essential, available here.

Dino Day

Get ready to be hurtled way back in time as you explore Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo and its wild inhabitants. During this full-day of action, you’ll have front row seats at Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo plus design our own dinosaur, dig up fossils and come face-to-face with some of Australia's biggest beasts.

Dates:
6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 April 
Bookings are essential, available here.

The Great Big Brilliant Invention! Stop Animation

Gain inspiration from WA Museum Boola Bardip’s Innovations gallery as you explore the stories of Western Australia's greatest innovators. Then spin those stories into your own explosive, action-packed animation with the help of our team of Boola Bardip team.

Dates:  6, 12, 14 April
Bookings are essential, available here.

Pop-up Podcasting

Explore how stories are created, recorded and edited into podcasts. Explore concepts such as storytelling, scripting, interviewing, hosting and recording to create a sizzling podcast that’ll entertain your audience. 

Dates: 7-8 April
Bookings are essential, available here.

Game Wizards

Join us on a digital adventure where you will create your very own video game. Learn the basics of game mechanics and how to design captivating characters, diabolical levels and memorable experiences.

Dates:
15-16 April 
Bookings are essential, available here.

Art versus Science – creative experiments 

Art and science are often thought of as opposites, but that isn’t always been the case. Join us on a full day of fun experiments and art making as we explore how art and science are equally creative.

Date: 13
April 
Bookings are essential, available here.

Family Tours: WA Dinosaurs

As part of the April School holidays, our weekly favourite family dinosaur tour will be offered twice a day for the duration of the holidays.  This is where you will learn about different species, marvel at gargantuan life-sized models, and maybe meet our Augmented Reality resident. 

Dates:
Tuesday 6 April – Sun 18 April twice daily 11.30am and 1.30pm
Bookings are essential, available here.

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    Event Showings

    Various Times and Dates across the April School Holidays

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    Price

    Various

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    Location

    WA Museum

    Perth Cultural Centre, James Street

    Northbridge WA 6003