School Holiday Fun at Motor, Migration and Maritime Museums!
School Holidays at the National Motor Museum – GooRoo Animation – Make Your Own Movies!
Visit the National Motor Museum this school holidays and make your very own ‘Brick Film’. Drawing inspiration from the vehicles on display at the museum, kids can create their own Lego car chase, or assemble their own unique vehicle.
GooRoo Animation workshops will be held on the first weekend of the holidays where you can learn to create your very own movies. They will teach you about what goes into making a film, giving you a behind the scenes glimpse into producing an animated movie.
Movies will be filmed and put together using the Stop Motion Studio App available on mobile devices. They will then be uploaded to YouTube via the GooRoo Animation Workshops channel so you can share them with all your friends and family.
6 & 7 July 2019 | 11am – 3pm, free with Museum admission (bookings preferred)
School Holidays at the South Australian Maritime Museum
The Bigger Book of Pirates – A Dragon’s Tale
Join Captain Salmonbeard and his reluctant crew during the holidays at the South Australian Maritime Museum for another perilous adventure on the seven seas. The bumbling crew of scallywags and misfits have become lost at sea on their very first attempt at becoming ‘real’ pirates. While wallowing in the watery wilderness, a mysterious, though strangely familiar visitor, emerges from the depths and offers them help. The crew are going to having to write their own book of piracy as they’ve strayed so far off course. And according to pirate legend, that book can only be written in dragon’s blood… The Bigger Book of Pirates is an adventure packed with surprises, on an ocean of possibility. Produced by the ever popular HeapsGood Productions, The Bigger Book of Pirates features performers from both HeapsGood and the critically acclaimed Adelaide Youth Theatre.
Monday 8 to Friday 19 July 2019
Weekdays – | Weekdays Performances at 11am and 1pm
$6 per child includes the lighthouse (bookings not required).
School Holidays at the Migration Museum
Souvenir Shrinkies and Brilliant Badges
09/19 July 2019 Tuesdays – 9 & 16 July and Fridays – 12 & 19 July, 11am – 12.30pm
Strict age limit: 8 – 12 years
Visit the Migration Museum’s Greetings From … the power of souvenirs exhibition. Be inspired! Take an old-fashioned polaroid selfie, make a souvenir key-ring out of shrinkie paper, and design a badge. You can even design your own postcard.
Cost: $10 per participant – the museum will supply all the materials you need. One accompanying adult included in cost of ticket. Limited to 10 participants
Migration Museum Magical Misery Tour
10/17 July 2019 Wednesday 10 & 17 July 11am – 12pm
Age: 5 – 8 year olds
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!
Cost: $10 per participant – (Limited to 15 participants only)
08 – 21 July 2019 | 10am – 4pm daily
Join us at the Migration Museum to make a paper origami ‘chatterbox’. Children will fold and shape their own chatterbox with help from the museum guides and have fun seeing what their paper creation will reveal.
Someone or something has been lost in the halls of the Migration Museum! Join us during the holidays to help solve the puzzle of the lost museum items. Visit the front foyer for your trusty History Mystery kit and then use your wits to solve the mystery. Young visitors will be rewarded with a prize on completion of their detective work.
Migration Museum: 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide