Abbey Museum’s School Holiday Activities

Kids Dig it and family fun activities

The Abbey Museum specialises in entertaining and engaging school holiday activities and workshops for children aged 3 to 12 years to explore history and archaeology.

Kids Dig It

Activities on offer include  archery, excavating a mini archaeological dig, dress-ups, mask making, shield painting, building a pyramid, and so much more. Activities run from Monday to Friday (no weekends!)


Mon 3rd – Fri 7th April –  Kids Dig It! Stone Age Family Fun

Mon 26th June – Fri 30th June – Kids Dig It! Medieval Family Fun

Mon 25th Sept – Fri 29th Sept – Kids Dig It! Roman Family Fun

General Museum admission price

Family          $19.80 (1 adult up to 4 children)
Family          $25.00 (2 adults up to 4 children)
Adults           $12.00
Concession   $8.50
Children       $7.00 (5 yrs – 15 yrs old)

Please note – For kids 4 yrs and under Museum admission is free! If they would like to participate in activities there is a $3.00 activity ticket fee.

Purchase lunch from the Abbey Cafe or bring your own picnic.

Are you bringing a big group of kids?

We have special guidelines for you to ensure the best possible experience;

  • Groups must pre-book (Note: only one Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) group accepted per day).
  • Carers are required to provide active supervision.
  • Carers are responsible for their group’s behaviour when on site.
  • Maximum number per group – 60 kids.
  • Minimum of 1 Carer per 10 children is required.
  • Due to the nature of some activities, it is not guaranteed that OSHC groups will be able to participate in all activities.
  • Larger groups will be required to split into smaller groups and participate in different activities at the same time.

Email us for more information or give us a call on (07) 5495 1652.