Kid-Friendly School Holiday Activities

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Kid-Friendly School Holiday Activities

The University of Sydney’s Nicholson Museum is offering free activities during the school holidays. Children aged 5-12 are welcome to drop in anytime during these sessions, which run throughout the day. Bookings aren’t necessary.

While you’re there, check out their Lego Pompeii exhibition.

Wednesday 12 April, 10am – 4pm

Ancient Greek Myths

Learn about ancient Greek heroes, gods and goddess; take part in a performance of a Greek tragedy and handle genuine archaeological artefacts. Held in conjunction with the 2017 Sydney Greek Festival.

Cost: free

Venue: Nicholson Museum , southern end of the Quadrangle, Manning Road, Camperdown

Wednesday 19 April, 10am – 4pm

School Holiday Children’s Day: Fishy Fossils

Fossils tell us about plants and animals from the past, from dinosaurs to prehistoric fish and maritime life. Take part in arts and craft activities that look at dinosaurs, evolution, geological processes and the way paleontologists study fossils to explore our planet’s history.

Cost: free

Venue: Nicholson Museum , southern end of the Quadrangle, Manning Road, Camperdown

Friday 21 April, 10am – 4pm

School Holiday Children’s Day: Art Workshop

Learn about history of art starting with the very earliest examples of decoration and representation. Explore the ancient and contemporary art in the museum and create your own works.

Cost: free

Venue: Nicholson Museum , southern end of the Quadrangle, Manning Road, Camperdown

URL: www.sydney.edu.au/museums

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