School Holidays at the Museum of the Great Southern

Sat 30 Jun 2018Sun 15 Jul 2018


Museum of the Great Southern

Dinosaurs’ Final Days and the Age of Megafauna

What happened to the dinosaurs?

  • Explore the many theories of how they they disappeared, and how mammals became the kings of the animal world.
  • Discover how fossils reveal the past and tell stories about the end of the dinosaur age.
  • Find out what happened when Aboriginal peoples encountered Australia’s megafauna 50,000 years ago.

Discovery Centre

Dates: 30 June – 15 July
Times: 10am - 4pm
Cost: fossil pendant – $4; prehistoric plasters – range from free to $3; scratch-a-skeleton – $2; stained glass art – $3
Age: All ages
Bookings: Not required

Sign up to be a fossil hunter and solve our mysterious megafauna puzzle. Create your own fossil pendant from air-dry clay and paint a prehistoric plaster. Scratch draw a colourful dinosaur skeleton. Marvel at our huge megafauna Zygomaturus skeleton and make your own creature for the megafauna diorama.

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

Caption: T.rex jaw.

Credit: WA Museum

Getting Here

Western Australian Museum - Albany Map


Residency Road,
Western Australia,

(08) 9841 4844


By Bus
The Museum of the Great Southern is located within walking distance of the town centre, which is serviced by the several bus services, visit the PTA website for timetables.

By Car
Parking is available in onsite.