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Cairns Museum School Holiday Program 2019

Cairns Museum

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Occurs Daily

Started: 23 Sep 2019 10:00
Finished: 3 Oct 2019 16:00

Pricing

"Recipes To Remember" $20 including free museum entry for 1 adult, all other School Holiday events are FREE with Museum entry. Museum Admission: Adult: $15 Child (under 14): $6 Family (2 parents or grandparents + 2 kids): $30 Pensioner/Senior/Concession: $12 Members: FREE

Cairns Museum has a jam-packed school holiday program with everything from code breaking to retro baking to miniature room making.

Most of the sessions are free with entry and with the Museum open on Sundays as well as every day during the school holidays, there is something for all youngsters to do and see. 

The program runs from September 23 to October 3. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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WEEK 1

Date: Monday September 23rd

Time: 10am – 11:30am (10 – 11 cooking & 10:30 – 11:30 tour LITT)
Target Age: 6-12yrs 

Activity: Recipes to Remember - Kids Cooking Class

Description: Discover the joy of olden days cooking and recipes your grandparents would have loved. Get messy and have fun cooking with Marion from Modern Pantry, tour our LITT Gallery and take a sample of your delicious treats home to share.

Run by: Cairns Museum + Modern Pantry 

Cost: $20 / $16 for CHS members – includes free entry to Museum for an adult

Booking required: YES. Use booking link below to make your booking.

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Date: Tuesday Sept 24th

Time: 10am-11:30am
Target Age: 9-12yrs

Activity: My Dream Bedroom

Description: Make your own miniature bedroom diorama. Inspired by ‘Small World: Les Paul’s Miniature Furniture’ exhibition 

Run by: Cairns Museum

Cost: Free with entry

Booking required: YES. Use booking link below to make your booking.

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Date: Wednesday September 25th

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am,11:30am – 12:30pm, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Target Age: 5-12yrs (must be at school)

Activity: Guided Kids Tours

Description: An interactive, informative & FUN way to explore the museum

Cost: Free with entry

Booking required: YES. Use the booking link below to make your booking.

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Date: Thursday September 26th

Time: 10:30am – 1:30pm
Target Age: 7-12 yrs

Activity: Code Breakers

Description: Learn the art of Morse Code and use your skills to make and break secret codes

Run by: Cairns Museum

Cost: Free with entry

Booking required: No. Drop in any time between 10.30 - 1.30pm

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Date: Saturday September 28th

Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm 
Target Age: 4yrs + (recommended that younger children are accompanied by adult)

Activity: MINJIL Cultural Workshop

Description: Learn about local Indigenous culture through storytelling and crafting of traditional belts and necklaces 

Run by: MINJIL Cultural Services + Cairns Museum

Cost: Free with entry

Booking required: No. Please come along and join in between 10.30am - 1pm

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WEEK 2
Date: Tuesday October 1st

Time: 10am-11:30am
Target Age: 9-12yrs

Activity: My Dream Bedroom

Description: Make your own miniature bedroom diorama. Inspired by ‘Small World: Les Paul’s Miniature Furniture’ exhibition 

Run by: Cairns Museum

Cost: Free with entry

Booking required: YES (per child). Use booking link below to make your booking.

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Date: Wednesday October 2nd

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am,11:30am – 12:30pm, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Target Age: 5-12yrs (must be at school)

Activity: Guided Kids Tours

Description: An interactive, informative & FUN way to explore the museum

Run by: Cairns Museum

Cost: Free with entry

Booking required: YES (per child). Use booking link below to make your booking.

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Date: Thursday October 3rd

Time: 10:30am – 1:30pm
Target Age: 7-12 yrs

Activity: Code Breakers

Description: Learn the art of Morse Code and use your skills to make and break secret codes

Run by: Cairns Museum

Cost: Free with entry

Booking required: No. Drop in any time between 10.30 - 1.30pm

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Museum Admission Times:

Monday to Saturday 10-4pm

Admission Prices:

  • Adult: $15
  • Child (under 14): $6 
  • Family (2 parents or grandparents + 2 kids): $30 
  • Concession + Seniors: $12 
  • Members: FREE

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