Dinosaurs and more at your WA Museum!

By Marnie Adams, Contributor @ Kids In Perth 09 Jul 2022

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Watch the video above for a preview of Dinosaurs of Patagonia at WA Museum Boola Bardip.
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For these July School Holidays and into August, there are lots of fun and interesting things to see and do across WA Museum’s Perth and Fremantle locations!

Best of all, many of these family and kid-friendly activities are FREE!


The first week of the July School holidays coincides with NAIDOC Week 2022, and WA Museum Boola Bardip and WA Maritime Museum welcomes visitors to participate in their fun arts and crafts activities that explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.

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In a world-first, WA Museum Boola Bardip will host Dinosaurs of Patagonia, an incredible exhibition that brings together full-scale casts of dinosaurs from an ancient time in Patagonia, alongside incredible fossils, and new finds. Experience the sheer size of titanosaurs and walk with herbivores and carnivores from the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic!

If you're in and around Freo, drop into WA Maritime Museum for Nonna's cooking and more...


For all that's happening at your WA Museum, visit museum.wa.gov.au or find some great ideas below...

July School Holidays | Hightlights

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Dinosaurs of Patagonia

It's HUGE. It's HERE!

Walk with the largest dinosaurs to ever roam the Earth.

Saturday 2 July – Sunday 23 October

Standard $20 | Concession $17.50 | Junior $15 | Junior (4 and under) Free

Family* $60


@ WA Museum Boola Bardip


Cook like a Nonna

WA Maritime Museum celebrates the rich cultural history and identity of Fremantle through food.


Tuesday 12 July | 11am – 12pm
Wednesday 13 July | 11am – 12pm
Thursday 14 July | 11am – 12pm
Friday 15 July | 11am – 12pm


Free event | Bookings required

*Admission fees apply for WA Maritime Museum

@ WA Maritime Museum

WA Museum Boola Bardip - Dinosaur Disco

Torchlight Dinosaur Disco

Experience the Museum after dark with a dino-themed, fun-filled night for the entire family.

Dates & Times
Friday 15 July | 5pm - 9.30pm
Junior (6 - 14)* | $55
Book for 4+ and receive 10% discount

@ WA Museum Boola Bardip



Drop-in and explore our treasure trove of free activities these school holidays!

Dates & Times

Saturday 2 – Sunday 17 July | 10am – 2pm

Cost: FREE

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Art v Science: Palaeontology

Work as a paleontologist to uncover secrets from the past; investigate how fossils formed and cast your own fossil to take home!

Two-day Drop & Leave Program

Dates & Times

Thursday 7 July & Friday 8 July | 10am -1pm
Thursday 14 July & Friday 15 July | 10am -1pm


$90 per participant


Recommended for children aged 8 to 12 years old

@ WA Museum Boola Bardip

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