School holiday program

Kids enjoying the School Holiday Program

Children and families enjoying the school holiday program.


Our school holiday program activities are validated Children's University activities. We also have a worksheet for the Waterhouse exhibition.

The October school holiday program is now available.

 

October school holiday program: Minerals

Come play with all things rocks, gems and meteorites! This school holidays, discover marvellous minerals at the South Australian Museum.

Art rocks

Art rocks

Tuesday 2 to Friday 5 October

10am – 12pm
Main Foyer
Free drop-in activity

Drop in during the first week of the school holidays for arts and crafts! Make your own minerals-inspired artwork.

In partnership with Bunnings Warehouse.

 

Minerals 

Minerals and fossils ID station

Monday 8, Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 October

10am - 12pm

Main foyer

Free drop-in activity

Rock up with fossils or minerals from home, and our resident mineralogist will see if your exciting finds can be identified.

 

Dig pits

Buried treasure: opal fossicking

Monday 8 - Friday 12 October

10am - 3pm

Free drop-in activity

Main foyer

Hunt through genuine Coober Pedy rubble for your very own chip of opal, potch, jasper or gypsum to take home with you.

 

Jewellery workshop

Jewellery workshop

Monday 8 – Friday 12 October

1-1:45pm daily

Megafauna gallery

Free but bookings required.

Make your own polymer clay jewellery, inspired by the shapes and colours of the Minerals and Meteorites Gallery!

 

Gemmology touch table

Thursday 11 - Friday 12 October

10am - 12pm

Main foyer

Free drop-in activity

Take a look at precious and semi-precious stones under the microscope with our gemmologist!