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Air Playground | Science is in the Air
⊜ Scienceworks - Closed - 2 Booker St Spotswood
➲ When: 14th of December 2019 To 31st of July 2020Get pumped for a fun-filled exploration of our most precious resource - air. Journey through an immersive and buoyant experience, and experiment with the weird, squishy, powerful and elusive prope ..
Altona Miniature Railway | Open Day
⊜ 1-21 Blenheim Rd, Altona North
➲ Every 3rd SundayOur vision is to develop our railway into the premier miniature railway in Australia for the public, train enthusiasts and model engineers to enjoy. The features included in this development are a ..
Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen
⊜ Scienceworks - Closed - 2 Booker Street Spotswood
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayBeyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen is a ground-breaking and unconventional permanent exhibition designed for teenagers. Exploring the imperceptible worlds of science and technology, this brand ne ..
Wet weather or dry, school holidays or after school. Biz-e-Kidz provides "kid tested"craft and science activities to keep your children busy. We have crafts and fun activities for your busy kids fr ..
Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway
⊜ Corner Belmore Rd and Elgar Rd Box Hill
Come and ride this wonderful miniature railway, the track winds through the picturesque surrounds of Elgar Park. The Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway Society, is a group of Miniature Steam Railway ..
Bulla Hill Railway
⊜ 15 Green Street Bulla
➲ Every 3rd SundayBulla Hill Railway run by the Tullamarine Live steam Society. Miniature train rides for all the family and friends and a club for those enthusiasts interested in model engineering. You can ride ..
Bundoora Park | Open
⊜ Bundoora Park - 1069 Plenty Road Bundoora
➲ Every 1st WednesdayFREQ - 1st Wedn = Wednesday 3rd April 2019 Bundoora Park is Melbourne's most diverse park providing a wealth of activities and experiences for the whole family. Cooper's Settlement Coop ..
Chesterfield Farm | Open
⊜ Chesterfield Farm, Zoo & Aquarium - 1199-1221 Ferntree Gully Road Scoresby
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayChesterfield Farm is open 7 days a week from 10am - 3pm on weekdays (10am to 4pm weekdays during school holidays) and 10am - 5pm on weekend and public holidays. We are open every day (including pub ..
Circus in Melbourne
Everyone loves a circus and Melbourne is spoilt with great circus shows reguarly performing throughout Melbourne and Victoria. The circus shows below are regular visitors to Melbourne.. Silvers ..
Clarkeville Miniature Railway
⊜ 440 Lake Victoria Road, Forge Creek
➲ Every 1st SundayForge Creek - Clarkeville Miniature Railway Ride the Clarkeville Miniature Passenger Railway which is located near Bairnsdale. Kaye-C Public running on the first Sunday of the month. ..
Cluedo Experience @ Old Melbourne Gaol
⊜ Old Melbourne Gaol - Melbourne
➲ When: 27th of June 2020 To 30th of September 2020Warder White, in Cell 13, with the lead pipe! Step back in time to solve a mysterious murder, in this world-first event that brings the iconic board game Cluedo to life. The Old Melbourne Gaol ..
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum | Open
⊜ Coal Creek Community Park and Museum - 12 Silkstone Road Korumburra
➲ Every Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayCome immerse yourself in 1870's - 1920's rural life open 10am - 4.30pm daily (Closed Tuesday and Wednesday). Open 7 days during school holidays. Every building and object at Coal Creek has a sto ..
Cobden Miniature Railway
⊜ Grayland Street, Cobden
➲ Every 3rd SundayCobden Miniature Railway Park provides miniature train rides, 18 hole Mini Golf, canteen, children's playground and barbecue facilities. The Cobden Miniature Railway offers something for every mem ..
Collection Store Tours | Scienceworks
⊜ Scienceworks - Closed - 2 Booker Street Spotswood
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayScienceworks | Spotswood Monday-Friday 1pm Weekends and School Holidays 12pm and 2pm Book on arrival Historical treasures stacked on shelves that reach to the roof. The museum's collection c ..
Collingwood Children's Farm | Open
⊜ Collingwood Children's Farm - St Heliers St Abbotsford
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayCollingwood Children's Farm & Cafe are open every day. Collingwood Children's Farm provides an educational and fun country experience. Family Day - First Sunday of each Month Farmers' Mark ..
Dinomania - School Holiday Feature Show
⊜ Knox Community Arts Centre - Knox Community Arts Centre, Cnr Mountain Hwy &, Scoresby Rd, Bayswater VIC 3153 Bayswater
➲ When: 28th of September 2020Look no further for a family show that's fun, interactive, entertaining and literally out of this world! Dinomania is a family show spectacular that allows imaginations to run wild. The audience ..
Dinosaur World | Somerville
⊜ Corner Frankston/Flinders Road and Oneills Road Somerville
Step through the gates at Dinosaur World and travel back millions of years... Yes, the Dinosaurs have come out to play at Somerville Christmas Tree Farm Experience the dinosaurs up close and perso ..
⊜ 2388 Ballan Road Anakie
Fairy Park is a unique theme park based on fairy tales where you can escape into your own adventure wonderland with your much loved fairy tale characters. Follow the yellow brick road to find fable ..
Family Day | Collingwood Children's Farm
⊜ Collingwood Children's Farm - St. Heliers St Abbotsford
➲ Every 1st SundayFamily Day at Collingwood Children's Farm is on the first Sunday of each month with free pony rides, hay rides, a BBQ and activities matching the monthly theme. There are pony rides (10.30-2.00, no ..
Friend in Me Family Day 2020
⊜ Melbourne Showgrounds - Melbourne Showgrounds Flemington
➲ When: 21st of November 2020** EVENT POSTPONED ** Please note that due to the coronavirus pandemic we will be postponing our family day to a later date. Please note this current date is just a projected date but we will ..
Giant Sky Wheel | Geelong Waterfront
⊜ Ritchie Boulevard, Geelong
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayCome along and ride the largest travelling Ferris Wheel in the southern Hemisphere located now at the Geelong Waterfront! The oldest piece of carnival, the Ferris Wheel brings magic and nostalgia t ..
Gippsland Miniature Train Rides
⊜ Peterkin St Traralgon
➲ Every 4th SundayMiniature Steam and Diesel Train Rides | Gippsland Model Engineering Society is located in Newman Park, Traralgon, Latrobe Valley in Victoria Australia. Our club was founded in 1978 by a group of e ..
Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together
⊜ Scienceworks - Closed - 2 Booker St, Spotswood VIC 3015 Spotswood
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayA new space for little tinkerers! Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together is an exhibition for babies to five-year-olds where curiosity is rewarded around each bend with surprising and intriguing ..
⊜ Rippon Lea Estate | House & Gardens - Rippon Lea Estate, 192 Hotham Street Elsternwick
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayThe 'Gruffalo Trail' is an augmented reality experience that brings the story of the Gruffalo to life. The tale of the Gruffalo follows a mouse who cleverly thwarts danger on a walk through a fores ..
Harry Potter at Myer
⊜ Myer - Melbourne
➲ When: 18th of October 2019 To 24th of December 2020Harry Potter at Myer is open on the basement level of Myer Bourke Street Mall Myer Melbourne basement store has been transformed into the ultimate Harry Potter shop, with 500 sqm of Harry Potter t ..
Heritage Train Rides | Daylesford
⊜ Daylesford Spa Country Railway - 18 Raglan Street Daylesford
➲ Every SundayHeritage Train Rides - Every Sunday + Wednesdays during school holidays. Come and ride a train straight out of the good old days, when life was simpler and train services were an essential part of ..
High Country Maze | Open
⊜ High Country Maze - 678 Piries-Goughs Bay Rd Goughs Bay
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayHigh Country Maze and Gardens at Goughs Bay is open every weekend from September Victorian School holidays until end of Queens Birthday weekend. 10:00 am to 5:00 pm OPEN daily over long weekend ..
Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4D
⊜ Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium - Closed - Melbourne Aquarium Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayA mammoth Ice Age branded 4-D theatrical experience, Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4-D, now showing at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. This eye-popping adventure follows the manic saber-toothed squirrel S ..
iceHQ | indoor Ice Skating - Open Times
⊜ iceHQ | Darebin Ice Skating - 1 Blake St Reservoir
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sundayice HQ indoor Ice Skating Rink / Arena is open 7 days in Blake Street Reservoir. As well as offering general skate sessions & birthday parties there will be something for everyone. Ice Fun Fu ..
Indoor Soccer League | Coburg
⊜ The Football Factory - 20 Louvain Street Coburg North
The Football Factory have indoor football, futbol de salao and futsall leagues throughout weekdays and weekends. If you have a team and think you can compete please get in touch and enter. We are ..
Jugg Life - School Holiday Feature Show
⊜ Knox Community Arts Centre - Knox Community Arts Centre, Cnr Mountain Hwy &, Scoresby Rd, Bayswater VIC 3153 Bayswater
➲ When: 24th of September 2020An explosive fusion of juggling and dynamic live percussion with relentless energy. Beginning with the simple beat of a drum and ending with the total mayhem of both performers keeping ludicrous nu ..
Jump StART Youth Theatre: Winter Holiday [Online] Programs
➲ When: 8th of July 2020 To 17th of July 2020These holidays Jump StART is going online to bring together students in years 5-12 from all over Australia, to create and collaborate in a virtual shared space. Together we'll perform and develop new ..
Junior parkrun | Melbourne
➲ Every Saturdayparkrun is a free community event held every Saturday morning at local parks around Australia and involves a 5km walk or run. Parkrun is non-competitive, with the goal to improve on your own prev ..
Kids' Own Publishing
⊜ Abbotsford Convent - 1 St Heliers Street Abbotsford
➲ When: 23rd of June 2020 To 24th of July 2020Presented by Convent Kids and Kids' Own Publishing Six-week digital series, Monday 15 June - Friday 24 July Convent Kids and Kids' Own Publishing have teamed up to bring you the first series of K ..
⊜ 23-35 Hanover Street Oakleigh
ASG Supports KidsLife Duo For Parents! As a not-for-profit friendly society committed to the vision of supporting children and families, ASG supports a range of community initiatives. ASG's Gener ..
Let the fun begin at Luna Park
⊜ Luna Park - Luna Park Melbourne, 18 Lower Esplanade St Kilda
➲ When: 27th of June 2020 To 12th of July 2020We're thrilled to welcome you back for Victorian Winter School Holidays, as we control guest numbers and introduce new procedures to help keep everyone safe and distanced. It really is time to turn ..
The Liberty Swing is a playground swing for people wiLiberty Swingth disabilities. Thanks to the inspiration of developer Wayne Devine, children with disabilities can now have as much fun on swings ..
Little Champs Sports Club
Little Champs Sports Club: KIDS SPORTS! Enriching All Aspects of Your Child's Life It is a known fact that there are many hurdles that children must face as they grow up. For example, obesity and p ..
Little Melbourne is an online guide to all the latest happening's in and around Melbourne for babies, toddlers and kids. We provide your daily dose of the inside scoop on what's cool in Melbourne t ..
Maru | Koala & Animal Park | Open
⊜ Maru | Koala & Animal Park - 1650 Bass Highway Grantville
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayOpen every day from 9:30am, except for Christmas Day Get in touch with wildlife at Maru where you can pat and hand feed many of the animals. Pat a koala and feed the albino kangaroos see womba ..
Want to know what to do in Melbourne with children? Meetoo reviews all the favourites and all the latest around town and shares the ins and outs of fun things for families. Get the inside in ..
Melbourne Activities for Kids
Here's a few ideas for activities for children in Melbourne... Sanctuary and Zoo Healesville Sanctuary - specialising in native Australian animals. Melbourne Aquarium - showcasing the creatures ..
Melbourne Cup Steamfest 2020 | Kerrisdale Railway
⊜ Kerrisdale Mountain Railway & Museum - 7523 Goulburn Valley Highway Kerrisdale
➲ When: 1st of November 2020On Sunday 1st November we shall be having our Melbourne Cup Weekend (Sunday Only) STEAMFEST. Trains run hourly at 11, 12, 1, 2 & 3 pm followed by a demonstration of all the steam engines and the ..
Melbourne Meccano Exhibition 2020
⊜ 80 Gardenvale Road, Gardenvale
➲ When: 10th of October 2020 To 11th of October 2020For more than a century, Meccano, the world famous constructional toy, has delighted, amused and instructed each new generation. Each year in October, the Melbourne Meccano Club celebrates this tr ..
Melbourne Playgrounds is an online guide to thousands of Melbourne activities and playgrounds for the entire family! Activities cover play centres, children's parties, playgrounds, skate parks, B ..
Miniature & Model Railways
Miniature Railway | National Steam Centre
⊜ National Steam Centre - 1200 Ferntree Gully Rd Scoresby
➲ Every SundayRide the fabulous miniature railway at the National Steam Centre every Sunday. The miniature railway operates every Sunday, weather permitting, from 11am to 4pm, excepting for Christmas - New Year ..
Moorabbin Miniature Railway
⊜ 128 Rowans Road Moorabbin
➲ Every 1st SundaySteam Locomotive Society of Victoria Inc. runs the Moorabbin Miniature Railway. Steam Locomotive Society of Victoria Inc. build and operate working miniatures of the locomotives that were the life ..
MS Readathon 2020
➲ When: 1st of August 2020 To 31st of August 2020Every year, MS Readathon helps raise funds for those living with multiple sclerosis. 2020 is the 41st year. Read, raise funds and start making a difference. With no known cause or cure for MS, ..
Museum of Play and Art - Open
⊜ Museum of Play and Art - 51 McKillop Street Geelong
➲ Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayOpen Tuesday to Sunday MoPA: Geelong Children's Museum is open 9.30am-4.30pm every day except Monday. B'day Parties, Memberships & Gift Cards available! Weekends & Holidays: Parking during quiet ..
Myer Christmas Windows
⊜ Myer - Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne
➲ When: 1st of November 2020 To 3rd of January 2021Myer's Christmas Windows celebrate a 65 year old tradition in 2020. Since 1956, Myer's gift to the City of Melbourne now attracts an estimated 1.4 million visitors each year. In previous years t ..
Myuna Farm | Open
⊜ Myuna Farm - 182 Kidds Road Doveton
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayEveryday of the year: 10am - 4pm Myuna Farm will be closed on Code Red fire danger days. Cost Single: $8.50 (concession: $7) Family of 4 (maximum): $30 (concession: $23) Children under 12 mon ..
National Children's Week 2020
➲ When: 19th of October 2020 To 25th of October 2020Children's Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood. It is also a time for children to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities. Children's Week theme: TBA A diverse range ..
O'Brien Ice Skating | Open
⊜ O'Brien Icehouse - O'Brien Group Arena Docklands
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayTWO RINKS. SKATE EVERY DAY. 364 DAYS A YEAR. Whether you're stepping onto the ice the first time or you're an experienced ice hound, we've got so many ways for you to enjoy getting into the ri ..
Olympic Ice Skating Centre | Open
⊜ Olympic Ice Skating Centre - 1080 Centre Road Oakleigh South
➲ Every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, SundayCome down and enjoy our public skating sessions with ample free parking and free skate hire. Olympic Ice Skating Centre also offers a range of programs for people of any age and skating ability to ..
Pirate Day at Polly Woodside
⊜ Polly Woodside - South Wharf
➲ Every 1st SundayAhoy there me hearties! Come aboard our tall ship, Polly Woodside on the first Sunday of each month for Pirate Day. Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for ..
Now's your chance to discover and capture the Pokemon all around you, so put your shoes on, step outside, and explore the world with Pokemon GO. You'll join one of three teams and battle for the p ..
Recreation & Fun
RockaBilbies is a music class for babies through to 5 year olds and is based around original and engaging songs written by it's founder Kristy Lewis. It also includes a mixture of movement, drama, ..
Royal Botanic Gardens | Digital Garden Experiences
⊜ Royal Botanic Gardens | Melbourne - Birdwood Avenue South Yarra
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayDigital Garden Experiences for learning at home Whilst we are currently unable to deliver excursions at our gardens our Education Team is still here to support your teaching and your student ..
Santaland | Myer
⊜ Myer - 314-336 Bourke St, Melbourne
➲ When: 6th of November 2020 To 24th of December 2020Santa is coming and he is bringing the North Pole to Myer. Experience the joy of meeting him and Mrs Claus. JOIN THE FUN AT SANTALAND You don't need to journey to the North Pole to experienc ..
School Holidays Guide | Melbourne Spring
➲ When: 19th of September 2020 To 1st of October 2020Our guide to keep the kids entertained during the Spring School Holidays. Saturday 19 September 2020 - Sunday 4 October 2020 Melbourne Playgrounds Melbourne Playgrounds is a one-stop guide t ..
School Holidays Melbourne Guide | Summer
➲ When: 19th of December 2020 To 26th of January 2021Our guide to keep the kids busy over Christmas and New Year holidays. Saturday 19 December 2020 - Tuesday 26 January 2021 Melbourne Playgrounds Melbourne Playgrounds is a one-stop guide to f ..
School Holidays Melbourne Guide | Winter
➲ When: 27th of June 2020 To 12th of July 2020Melbourne's best guide to keep the kids entertained during the Winter School Holidays. Term 2 Winter School Holidays: Saturday 27 June - Sunday 12 July 2020. Check back regularly as new events ..
Small Ideas | Activity Money Saver
Small Ideas is the best way for you and your children to have fun & SAVE MONEY all year long! ONLY $34.95 - INVEST A LITTLE TO SAVE A LOT! Don't know where to take your kids for a fun day out? ..
Sportsworks | Scienceworks
⊜ Scienceworks - Closed - Spotswood
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayStretch your mind and your muscles. Sportsworks is a place to leap, run, throw and row. You can race against Cathy Freeman, try out for soccer goalkeeper, and zoom down the slopes in our snowb ..
The Listies present ROFLSHALBOWCO
⊜ Clocktower Centre - 750 Mount Alexander Road Moonee Ponds
➲ When: 18th of July 2020(Rolling on the Floor Laughing So Hard a Little Bit of Wee Comes Out) The Listies & Critical Stages Touring Production Hilarious, ridiculous fun for your kids that will have the whole family in ..
Things to do with Under 5's
New to Melbourne? New to Motherhood? Or just looking for something new to do? A local mum shares her ideas and reviews of things to do with children under five in Melbourne, Australia. Visit ww ..
Think Ahead | Speculative Future Exhibition
⊜ Scienceworks - Closed - Spotswood
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayThink Ahead imagines how advances in science will change the way we live. With more than 200 objects from the past, the present and the speculative future, this exhibition blends technology with ha ..
Traffic Schools | Children
Is there any better learning experience (and fun!) than to ride around a traffic school? While a number of Traffic Schools have gone (Carlton Gardens), there are still a few operating in Victoria ..
Up To Ten - uptoten.com
With over A THOUSAND educational games and activities for children aged up to ten years old! A safe place to play and learn where your child will feel right at home, right away. UpToTen Kids - the ..
Wizard Activity Day: Fred & George Weasley
⊜ Kryal Castle - 121 Forbes Road Leigh Creek
➲ When: 11th of October 2020Fun for the whole family! October 11, 2020 Kryal Castle The Harry Potter Weasley twins are coming to Ballarat's Kryal Castle for a meet and greet in January, where you can brew potions in the ..
Working with Children Check
The Working with Children (WWC) Check helps protect children from physical and sexual harm. It does this by screening people's criminal records and professional conduct and preventing those who pose a ..
XD Theatre | 3D Motion Ride
⊜ Level 1, 37 Star Cresent Docklands
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayThe Ultimate 3D Interactive Thrill Ride - this fantastic eight-seat simulation theatre will transport you on a journey of thrills and spills. Experience this Moving Ride Adventure at the XD Theatr ..
Zipline Experience @ Belgrave
⊜ Trees Adventure | Belgrave - Old Monbulk Rd Belgrave
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayTrees Adventure is an exhilarating tree-top obstacle course that weaves through the sublime canopy of Glen Harrow heritage gardens located in the Puffing Billy Precinct in the Dandenong Ranges Belgrav ..
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