Children & Family

These school holidays explore Sydney’s fascinating history through fun events, interactive exhibitions and unique museum experiences. 

Plus, enjoy free weekend entry to the Hyde Park Barracks, Justice & Police Museum and Museum of Sydney until 30 June 2022. 

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Events

  • Egg-cellent Easter Trails

    Hop into Easter at our popular Egg-cellent Easter Trails. Enjoy fun activities inspired by traditional Easter games, explore the gardens and venture through the historic house. 

    Elizabeth Farm, Saturday 16 April
    Vaucluse House, Sunday 17 April

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  • Zoo on the Move

    Spot the playful animal illustrations and get creative in our activity hub. Plus, enjoy stories and songs about the Dreamtime, and meet native animals with the Taronga Zoomobile.

    Elizabeth Farm, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April

    Book now


 

Exhibition

How to Move a Zoo

Join the parade of animals in a new interactive family exhibition at the Museum of Sydney. 

Museum of Sydney
Open Thursday to Sunday until 24 April, 10am-5pm
Free entry on weekends

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Kids’ trails

  • Hyde Park Barracks Kids’ Trail

    Hear the fascinating story of the Barracks as told by some of the convicts and immigrants who lived there. Listen for clues and complete fun activities – spot the rats, draw your own convict tattoo and more!

    Hyde Park Barracks
    Open Thursday to Sunday, 10am-5pm
    Free entry on weekends until 30 June 2022

    Book now

  • Justice & Police Museum Kids’ Trail

    Follow the trail and explore the museum to uncover stories of Sydney’s original Water Police station and courts, located at Circular Quay. Complete fun activities to earn your police badge! 

    Justice & Police Museum
    Open Saturday and Sunday, 10am–5pm
    Free entry on weekends until 30 June 2022

    Book now


 

Win & save

  • Win a kids’ prize pack

    Enter now for the chance to win a kids’ prize pack valued over $400! Including a kilogram of Lindt Easter chocolate, Member + One membership and children’s gift pack.

    Entries close 10am, 26 April 2022. 

    Enter now

  • Save on membership with your vouchers

    Redeem your $25 Discover NSW or $50 Parents NSW voucher when you purchase a membership in person at any of our museums. Enjoy free museum entry for you and up to four children, plus great discounts.

    Find out more


 

Fun at home

  • Craft & activities

    Make your own magic lantern, launch a paper plane, and print-out activities.

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  • Kids in the kitchen

    Foraged from the history books of our houses these recipes are sure to delight the young mind.

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