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School Holidays at the Museum of Geraldton


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Light, Lenses and Lighthouses

Have you ever wondered what lighthouses are used for? Or how exactly they guide ships safely to the coast?

Visit the Museum of Geraldton these school holidays and sail through a range of fun, creative and challenging activities to learn about the fascinating science behind lighthouse navigation lights and what happens when light is reflected, refracted and blocked!

Showing the Way

Did you know each lighthouse has identifying light flashes and unique day-mark patterns? Make your own mini solar-powered lighthouse and discover how the Fresnel lens allows light to travel so far!

Dates: Friday 12 April – Sunday 28 April
Times: 9.30am – 3pm
Cost: $3 or $2.50 per activity for groups of 4 or more children
Age: 6+
Bookings: Required for groups of 10 or more


LEGO® Lighthouse Challenge

Be inspired by the engineering feats of lighthouse designs through the ages as you construct your own LEGO® lighthouse.

Dates: Friday 12 April – Sunday 28 April
Times: 9.30am – 3pm
Cost: Free
Age: 4+
Bookings: Required for groups of 10 or more


Activity Corner

Come and enjoy the great range of free family activities and games which explore light, lenses and lighthouses.

Dates: Friday 12 April – Sunday 28 April
Times: 9.30am – 3pm
Cost: Free
Age: All ages
Bookings: Not required


Museum Trails

Make like a ship and be guided by your own light as you explore two trails that take you on a journey around the Museum.

Dates: Friday 12 April – Sunday 28 April
Times: 9.30am - 3pm
Cost: $3 or $2.50 per activity for groups of 4 or more children
Age: All ages
Bookings: Not required


Programs are subject to availability. All children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Earlier Event: April 7
2019 Great Cocky Count
Later Event: April 13
CLEAN UP IN THE PARK with CRF