Fall down the rabbit hole and discover fun with WA Museum these School Holidays

By Marnie Adams, Contributor @ Kids In Perth 21 Dec 2022

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This December - January 2023 School Holidays, WA Museum’s Perth and Fremantle locations are packed full of school holiday activities with many being FREE! Their drop and leave programs are affordable and very convenient for parents either working through Christmas or can’t take leave from work.


Wonderland is the showcase exhibition at WA Museum Boola Bardip direct from ACMI in Melbourne and forms an exciting school holiday program of events and activities to get involved in.



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It’s a fully immersive exhibition celebrating the work of Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland and brings together cinematic presentations of the literary work, including movies, animation and showcasing costumes and props. There’s a place for you at the Mad Hatter’s table where digital projections take over as the magic begins!

Come and experience as a family all the interactive exhibits that bring Wonderland to life!


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

Highlights | 2022/23 Summer-January School Holidays

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Illuminate: Alice @ WA Museum Boola Bardip | FREE

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Delight in spectacular Alice In Wonderland night projections at WA Museum Boola Bardip which form part of the City of Perth Christmas Lights Trail.

Daily from Sunset till late between 7pm to 10:30pm.

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Audioplay: The Turners @ WA Museum Boola Bardip

Based on Mick Elliott’s book series The Turners, Audioplay is an immersive audio experience where you're physically playing the characters in this action-packed adventure!

Daily every half hour between 10am - 4pm from Thursday 12 to Wednesday 25 January, excluding Sundays.


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Riddled With Rats! @ WA Shipwrecks Museum

Play hide and seek with the ultimate tricky travellers with the world's most expert sea voyagers!

Wednesday 4 January – Sunday 22 January | 10am – 2pm, Storytelling 11am
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Submarine Slipway Tour

Tour Fremantle's historic World War Two submarine slipway & get up close to the submarine HMAS Ovens. Tours daily, subject to availability. Museum fees apply.

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Torchlight Disco: Wonderland Edition

Torchlight Disco: Wonderland Edition

Families can experience the magic of Wonderland at Boola Bardip — after it closes for the day!

Saturday 14 January | 5.30pm - 9pm

Please note ticket sales close 3 days prior to event 

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Under the Dome: Cinema Experience

A 180° dome cinema experience Under the Dome runs daily with screenings every 15 minutes starting from 10am until 4pm.

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Codebreakers @ WA Museum Boola Bardip

Part scavenger hunt, part escape room — get ready for a self-guided family tour with a twist!

Daily until 2pm

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Coding Rockstars

Bring out your inner rockstar with the power of engineering! Learn about circuitry and coding and use these skills to make a musical instrument.


Tuesday 17 January | 10am - 4pm
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