The WA Shipwrecks Museum and the WA Maritime Museum are celebrating Children’s Week this October with two special family fun Sundays. On Sunday 20 October, the WA Shipwrecks Museum opens its doors to some of WA’s old shipwrecks with a special children’s photographic exhibition and a load of activities. On the following Sunday of October 27, the WA Maritime Museum is offering free entry to explore its vast collection dedicated to WA’s maritime history, as well as some great shark-themed activities for the kids.

Planet Shark @ WA Maritime Museum

Sunday Fun Day and As I See It Exhibition

When: Sunday 20 October, 10am – 2pm

Where: WA Shipwrecks Museums

The celebrations kick at the WA Shipwrecks Museum with a Sunday Fun Day and As I See It children’s photographic exhibition. This fun-filled day of activities will have the kids exploring some of WA’s oldest known shipwrecks as well as viewing a photographic exhibition created by young children living in care. Once you have finished exploring the museum and viewing the attractions, there are many free activities for children, such as making their own sun visor or taking part in the sun prints workshop.

We Love Sharks Fun Day

When: Sunday 27 October, 10am – 2pm

Where: WA Maritime Museum

The second family-fun day promises a range of shark-themed activities, and kids will have the chance to meet a very special guest, Seamus the Shark, and learn about WA’s fascinating maritime history. Whether you’re filled with fear or fascinated by these magnificent creatures, the museum’s latest exhibition Planet Shark will take you on a journey of evolution, with a walk-through projection gallery sure to give you a new level of respect for the ocean’s oldest predators. General admission to the WA Maritime Museum will be free on this day, however, fees will apply for the special exhibitions.

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