HOLIDAY FUN: Migration Museum Magical MISERY Tour

Free with Museum admission (bookings preferred)

Mooch on down the Migration Museum these school holidays to be gruesomely guided through a South Australian history splattered with sewage, swill, swindling…and reckless radioactivity! WE DARE YOU!

Age: 5 – 8 year olds.
Day: Wednesdays
Dates: 18 December 2019, 8 and 22 January 2020
Time: 11 – 12pm

Cost: $10 per participant – (Limited to 15 participants only)

Bookings essential via Eventbrite

Migration Museum, Kintore Avenue, Adelaide SA, Australia

HOLIDAY FUN: Holiday gift making & craft

Pirates in their PJ’s gives us a glimpse into some of the things that can go wrong while sailing in search of excitement. It tells the story about how adventures are seldom as glorious as we would like them to be.

Come and make a holiday gift at the Migration Museum!
Lots of craft to choose from – make a night-light star jar, a snowglobe, a shrinkie keyring or use your imagination and make something completely different!
Everyone gets to make a badge and take an instaxphoto souvenir.
Price includes one adult, children must be supervised.
An hour of fun!

Age:  7-13 year olds
Day/Times: 16th & 20 December 2019 at 11am – 12 noon
Cost: $10 per participant (Limited to 12 participants)
Bookings: Bookings essential via Eventbrite

Migration Museum, Kintore Avenue, Adelaide SA, Australia

HOLIDAY FUN: Weaving workshops with Aunty Janice

Cultural sharing workshops: In these two hour weaving workshops Aunty Janice from the Southern Elders Weaving Group will teach young people how to start to weave a small basket.

Janice says ‘I like to weave because its relaxing and a way to communicate with other people and cultures. It’s a chance to hand down the culture to future generations. For example I teach my granddaughters just like my grandmother taught me to keep the culture alive.’

No weaving experience necessary. Adult supervision essential.

Age:  5-12 year olds
Day/Times: 7th, 14th & 21st January 2020; 10.30am – 12.30pm
Cost: $10 per participant (Limited to 20 participants)
Bookings: Bookings essential via Eventbrite

Be sure to visit the TARNANTHI exhibition Grandmother Lore, to view examples of sewing and weaving by contemporary aboriginal artists from New South Wales.

Grandmother Lore is presented as part of Tarnanthi: Festival Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art. Tarnanthi is presented by the Art Gallery of South Australia with Principal Partner BHP and support from the Government of South Australia.

Migration Museum, Kintore Avenue, Adelaide SA, Australia


Head to the National Motor Museum during the summer holidays for some fab activities.

From 2-6 January GooRoo Animation will be calling the Museum their home.  Over these 5 days in January, GooRoo Animation will be running 5 different activities each day.  These workshops show kids how to create their own stop motion animation movies. They will then learn how to bring their own characters to life using the Stop Motion Studio App available on mobile devices. The finished videos will be uploaded to YouTube via the GooRoo Animation Workshops channel to be shared with friends and family. Take a look at this video to see examples of the different activities:

Pick your favourites and come along any day. No prior knowledge is required, and all equipment and materials are supplied…
Jan 2:  Clay Animation
Jan 3: Model Car Animation
Jan 4: Lego Animation
Jan 5: Whiteboard Animation
Jan 6: Mixed Media Animation

From 11am-3pm, free with general admission.

There are loads of other activities to keep all ages entertained every day of the School Holidays.  Play some of the best racing video games ever on the award winning Game Engine and be sure to grab a free Wheelie Good Activity Book to keep big and small kids entertained.

The National Motor Museum is open every day of the school holidays from 10am-5pm, except Christmas Day (and Catastrophic fire days).

02 – 06 January 2020

Shannon Street, Birdwood SA, Australia

School Holidays: Happy Birthday Play School Exhibition

Join us at the museum during the school holidays. All your favourite Play School characters are sailing in to the Maritime Museum this December for an exhibition that brings all your childhood memories alive!

Happy Birthday Play School is a highly entertaining and engaging exhibition celebrating Australia’s longest-running children’s television program. Visitors will find all their favourites like Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty, Jemima and the Rocket Clock at the museum. New arrivals to the world of Play School will have a sense of wonderment as they look through the Round, Square and Arched windows.

WHEN: 13 December 2019 – 28 January 2020 (Christmas holiday break)
COST: $6 per child
INCLUDES: The Play School exhibition, a lighthouse climb and time to explore the Museum.

126 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide SA, Australia