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All About Animals | Workshops Rail Museum
Science on Track The Workshops Rail Museum is encouraging natural curiosity in kids these school holidays! Saturday 18 September – Monday 4 October
Week One: All about animals
Saturday 18 – Sunday 26 September
Walk on the wild side in week one with wildlife shows and a drop in animal academy.
Wildcall Wildlife Show
A special experience to get up close with some of Australia’s most unique wildlife. Come and meet a collection of live native Australian animals which can include lizards, snakes, turtles, possums and more! Our wildlife shows allow children and adults to learn about these beautiful creatures in a fun and safe environment. This is an exciting, educational experience that everyone will enjoy.
Show times: 10.30am – 11.30am | 11.30am – 12.30pm | 1pm – 2pm daily
Location: Moving Goods area
Walk, squeak or squawk on the wild side! Drop into the theatrette and investigate animal adaptations through museum specimens, creative activities and hands on exploration. Kids can use observation and imagination to design their very own animal – unknown to science!
Academy times: 10am – 3pm dailyu
Tickets to Science on Track include entry to the Museum and all exhibits. Visitors are encouraged to make a day of it and explore all the Museum has on offer with family tickets just $44.50 for two adults and two children.
Visitors can explore 15 larger-than-life exhibits, get up close to locos and vintage carriages, drive a train simulator and spark their curiosity in the Sciencentre.
- The event is included with Museum entry
- Adult $14.50
- Concession $12.50
- Child (3-15 years) $11.50
- Family ticket $44.50 (2 adults and up to 2 children)
Child (under 3 years of age) FREE
Week Two: Science with a bang!
Monday 27 September – Monday 4 October
This week is all about chemistry and physics – heat, energy and forces plus a spot of slime!
Big Bang Education Science Show
Guaranteed to engage, excite and inspire your kids in Science! The Big Bang Education Science Show runs for 30 minutes and covers lots of different science topics including states of matter and can incorporate demonstrations involving dry ice, liquid nitrogen and fire!
Show time: 10.30am – 11.15am Location: Moving goods area
Big Bang Education Workshops
Get more hands on with the team from Big Bang, exploring the forces that make planes, helicopters and rockets fly and what makes slime! This is a 45 minute drop in activity.
Workshop times: 11.30am – 12.15pm | 1pm – 1.45pm Location: Theatrette
We make every effort to ensure all this information is up to date but should be used as a guide only. Events do get cancelled or changed due to wet weather and other events. If you know of a change or cancellation then please do let us know at [email protected].