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Sat, 15 Apr


Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre

A Day at the Museum - Collections of Curios

Put on your lab coats and gloves and become a museum curator for the day! Dive into the WA Gould League archives and explore a treasure trove of preserved specimens, nests, fossils, skulls, models and much more in this hands-on school holiday workshop.

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A Day at the Museum - Collections of Curios
A Day at the Museum - Collections of Curios

Time & Location

15 Apr 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre, Cnr Flynn and, Selby St, Wembley WA 6018, Australia


About the Event

Join us at Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre this school holidays as the WA Gould League unlocks the archives and shares its wealth of natural science treasures! There are decades worth of amazing museum-worthy curios that we would love to share with your budding scientists, conservationists and naturalists.

This workshop will be presented as a museum exhibition with a variety of environmental and wildlife collections, including skulls, nests, preserved and taxidermied specimens, 3-D models and dioramas.

There will be a variety of interactive and hands-on activities for inquisitive little minds! Children can examine items up close and make observations, recreate fungi specimens using air-dry clay, match skulls to their animal and diet, build a nest, watch a nature documentary and more.

Please note this is not a drop-off program, howeve adults are welcome to participate in the workshop, or make use of the free wifi and coffee window by the lake.

Friends of the WA Gould League receive a 15% discount on tickets to this event by signing into their membership at main menu or checkout.

DATE: Saturday 15th of April, 10am-12pm

LOCATION : Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre, Wembley.

COST: $30 per participant, with parents and carers free of charge.

AGES: Best suited for children aged 8 years and over, but all welcome.

WHAT TO BRING: Please wear covered footwear, and bring a hat and waterbottle.

Membership Offer
Buy a membership and get up to 15% off this event at checkout


  • A Day at the Museum

    This ticket entitles one child to a two-hour simulated museum curator workshop, with access to he Discovery Centre.

    +$0.75 service fee
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