A Night at the Museum
24 June SOLD OUT
26 August & 30 September BOOK NOW
A special night time adventure for our smallest visitors.
Discover what happens at night when the Museum closes and see the dinosaurs before they go to bed. Explore every nook of the Museum including Measure Island and Sciencentre, dance along with Jurassic Joe, see demonstrations, amazing objects, performances, hands-on activities and more.
24 June SOLD OUT, 26 August (extra date by popular demand) & 30 September
Child (3-15 years) $17
Dinosaur Discovery Exhibition
Prepare for a close encounter with some of the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth. Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous featuring more than 20 moving, life-size dinosaur models including T.rex and Muttaburrasaurus.
Museum Entry Points & Times
5 – 6pm Level 0 – Playasaurus place off Grey Street
5:30 – 6:30pm – Level 2 Main Foyer Doors
Wildlife show featuring crocs, big snakes, big lizards, wombat and a channel billed cuckoo that looks like a pterodactyl. 5.05pm & 6.30pm
Dance along with one of the Jurassic Joe Dinosaur show’s three performances. It’s a fun-filled musical ride through the amazing world of prehistoric reptiles that gets the whole family singing, dancing, laughing and learning. 5.45pm, 6.40pm & 7.20pm
Make your own origami dinosaur to take home. 5pm – 8pm
Meet the Palaeontologists
Get hands-on with activities and games throughout the night and meet the Museum’s Palaeontologist’s as they tell everyone what it’s like to be real dinosaur hunter. 5.30pm, 6.20pm & 7.05pm
Red Rocket 3 is a crazy rock band for kids! Three performers, one rocket and heaps of fun. Explore, Life, Music with Red Rocket 3 as they blast back 65 million years ago. 5.35pm & 6.50pm
Transform into your favourite dinosaur. The artists from Wowee Creations will be painting dinosaurs design all night for free. 5pm – 8pm
Pop up Science Show
Exploding experiments, supercool Liquid Nitrogen, musical straws and vibrations and lots of unexpected science in this pop up science theatre show. 6pm & 7.25pm
Explore the Sciencentre
The Sciencentre including Measure Island will be open all night free of charge. With exciting hands-on exhibits, this is one exhibition you won’t want to miss. 5pm – 8pm
Food and Drink
A selection of hot and cold family friendly food and drinks will available for purchase. The event is licensed. ID will be required to purchase alcohol.