Events 2018

Launch into NAIDOC

Wednesday 11 July 2018
Muloobinba Map launch and NAIDOC celebrations
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Science Shows - Mid-year Madness

Tuesday 10 & 17 and Thurday 12 & 19 July
Join us as we revisit some of the all-time favourite experiments from our Museum Science Shows during our Mid-Year Madness
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Mid-year Madness Detective Discovery

Saturday 7 July - Sunday 22 July 2018
Explore the Museum and use the clues to discover the madness in the exhibition displays. Free activity
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Creature Creation

Wed 18 Apr 2018
Create your very own spider or insect!
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Science Shows - The World of Arthropods

Tue 17 & 24 | Thu 19 & 26 Apr 2018
See and learn about the amazing science of arthropod mini-beasts.
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The Science of Spider Venom

Sat 7 & Fri 20 Apr 2018
The science behind Funnel Web venom collecting
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Poetry & Nature

Fri 6 Apr 2018
Newcastle Writers Festival - Poetic responses to Ash Island's Scott Sisters
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Hunter Past in Photos

Thu 22 Mar 2018
Learn and hear about the History of Ash Island and the 19th-century natural history illustrators, the Scott Sisters
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SPIDERS - opening weekend

Fun children's activities and live insects to see and feel.
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Day of the Dinosaurs

January 26, 2018
Erth's Dinosaur's will take over Newcastle Museum on Australia Day
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Dinosaur Armour Workshop

Create your very own Dinosaur armour and evolve into an exotic beast
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Night-time Safari Adventure

For one night only kids take over the museum!
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Science shows - Skin, Scales and Feathers

Tuesday 9 - Thursday 25 January 2018
These holidays visit the Museum to see some amazing science around Dinosaurs
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