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Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities. There's plenty of free, low-cost and virtual events and family attractions to choose from.
The spring school holiday dates in Victoria are Saturday 18 September to Sunday 3 October 2021.
Jurassic World by Brickman
An adventure 6 million LEGO® bricks in the making.
Step back in time to solve a mysterious murder that brings the iconic board game Cluedo to life.
The Story of the Moving Image
An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.
Disney: The Magic of Animation
Discover the creativity and innovation of almost 100 years of Disney Animation.
Worlds Immersive at Melbourne Museum
Art and science collide with mesmerising imagery and soundscapes in this 5-minute film.
River Connections at Melbourne Museum
A journey which celebrates the life of Victoria’s river environments.
Dr AudiYO's Giant Adventure
Be left dazzled and giggling by this sound-led, choose-your-own-adventure show for the whole family.
Plans for the Planet: Olaf Breuning for Kids
A large-scale participatory exhibition that plays to young people’s universal love of adventure.
Circus Of Illusion
Death defying escapes, mind-blowing illusions, mime and magic.
Melbourne Museum at Home
Keep curious minds busy and creative.
Melbourne Magic Show
Enjoy a theatrical magic experience like no other.
Shrine Kids provides a fantastic opportunity for indoor and outdoor play.
Inclusive, social sporting activities for LGBTIQ folks at Princes Park.
Last Post Service
Every Sunday, pause to remember those who have served and sacrificed.
Tok stori Vikitolia Pasifiki and Te Vainui O Pasifika
Visit Te Vainui O Pasifika – the great waters of the Pacific peoples exhibition.
Teeny Tiny Stevies - A Thoughtful Tour
Join the award-winning children’s artist for two special shows at the Melbourne Recital Centre.
Good old-fashioned mini golf transformed into an amazing glow-in-the-dark-experience.
Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Attraction in Docklands providing panoramic views of Melbourne.
An interactive 3D art gallery with optical illusions that visitors can touch and explore.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
Discover thousands of aquatic animals in four enchanting worlds at this top Melbourne attraction.
Museum dedicated to the moving image through events, film screenings and exhibitions.
Children's Gallery Melbourne Museum
This is a wondrous place for young children to explore, play and learn.
Metro Tunnel HQ
Discover the future of rail in Victoria, with activities and interactive games for all ages.
Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne.
Engage your senses with an 80-minute virtual reality immersion.
Flight Experience Australia
Commercial airline simulators including scenic flights, city circuits and team-building flights.
Riverslide Skate Park
The city's biggest skate park, overlooking the Yarra River and Birrarung Marr.
Entertainment destination at Crown, with bowling, laser tag and the Playtime arcade.
Strike Escape Rooms Melbourne Central
One room. One team. 50 minutes. A bit of thinking and a lot of fun.
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A creative arts centre for children to share unique experiences with professional artists.
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