Museums for Kids - Newport (2106)

the Northern Beaches, the Sydney Region, New South Wales (NSW)

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Museums for kids - greater than 5km from Newport (2106)

Sydney Jewish Museum
The Sydney Jewish Museum is an internationally recognised historic and cultural institution, which documents the history of the Holocaust and the contribution of Jewish people to Australian society. Don't miss the opportunity to hear the testimony of a Holocaust Survivor and visit the new exhibition 'Signs of Life: Family Letters and Postcards of the Holocaust.' Drawing on the Sydney Jewish Museum's personal correspondence, these are the words of the time from those who were there. Most, did ...
Staffed by volunteers, the Kalkari Discovery Centre has a range of educational experiences for visitors. There are displays on Australian fauna, Aboriginal heritage and a three dimensional slide show. The wheelchair-accessible Discovery trail offers stunning views of Cockle Creek and a chance to see wallabies and the local birdlife. The volunteer staff can assist you in booking onto your next Discovery activity.
Located in the heart of The Rocks, Susannah Place is a rare surviving example of a simple working-class terrace. Built in 1844, by Irish immigrants and continuously occupied until 1990 this typically English terrace was home to over 100 different families. The museum tells the stories of the often overlooked lives of working class people and the neighbourhood in which they lived, played, worked and struggled. The four houses survived largely unchanged through the slum clearances of the early 20th ...
Nutcote is the beautiful harbourside home of May Gibbs (1877-1969), Australia’s foremost children’s author and illustrator and best known today for her iconic story The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie. Located in Sydney’s Neutral Bay and now a house museum surrounded by delightful gardens, May Gibbs’ Nutcote is an enchanting venue to be enjoyed by everyone, all year round. Our garden is available for hire for weddings, children’s parties and other special occasions.
The Australian National Maritime Museum, on the western shore of Sydney's Darling Harbour, is in a lively heritage precinct with many attractions. The distinctive main building, with a roofline evoking waves and sails, houses exhibitions that: explore Australia's links with the sea consider how maritime activities and issues have shaped the lives of people in Australia. These exhibitions are themed, ranging from Indigenous lore and European seafaring to aquatic sport and the maritime defence of ...
The NSW Schoolhouse Museum provides a glimpse of schooling from the past. The museum is a popular excursion venue for schools. Students participate in hands-on education interacting with artefacts and re-enacting early school lessons. The museum is open for pre-booked school excursions and public visits by appointment.
Learn about the area's traditional landowners, the establishment of the English colony and the time when sailors, whalers and traders made The Rocks their home; through to the 1970s union-led protests which preserved this unique part of Sydney for future generations to explore and enjoy.
Built by the fashionable architect John Verge, Elizabeth Bay House is a magnificent example of colonial architecture with sweeping views of Sydney Harbour. Occupied by the Colonial Secretary, Alexander Macleay and his family, between 1839 and 1845, it was known as the 'finest house in the colony'. The house boasts exquisite 19th century furnishings.
The Hyde Park Barracks was built in 1819 to house, clothe and feed convict men and boys. This impressive brick building and walled compound, located at the head of Sydney’s historic Macquarie Street, was designed by convict architect Francis Greenway. After 1848 the main dormitory held newly arrived female immigrants while a handful of government agencies made use of surrounding buildings. In 1862, separate wards for destitute women were added upstairs and the Barracks became known as the Hyde ...
Meet our city’s first people, inspect models of the First Fleet ships and peer at the archaeological remains of first Government House and the intriguing objects uncovered by a number of digs on the site. Fast forward through 200 years and you will learn about the distinctiveness of this great city, its harbour, transport, people and particular personality via our changing exhibitions program. Visit An Edwardian Summer and kids can join Jessie on the kids trail for dress ups and craft fun.
Step into the dark side of Sydney’s past with a visit to a historic police and court building (1856 –1888) that once imposed authority on Sydney’s unruly waterfront. Explore the building’s atmospheric interior – heavy blocks of sandstone, spiked gates and the corridor of cells. In the 1890s police Charge Room you can stand before the Duty Sergeant’s desk and imagine yourself being fingerprinted. Encounter a spine-chilling collection of criminal weapons and a mug-shot gallery of offenders ...

Other educational activities for kids - in and around Newport (2106) (within 5km)

Mona Vale Girl Guides
We are a leadership organisation for girls and young women. We run 3 "units" for girls during school terms (and school holiday camps). The program is girl-led and ranges from camping and outdoor adventure to learning to work in teams, social skills, fun with the arts, global citizenship and more! We are a not-for-profit community minded organisation and accept girls from all cultures, backgrounds and spiritual beliefs. At Mona Vale, we run: "Junior Guides" (for girls aged 7-10) Monday 4.15 - 6pm "Guides" ...
Midori Furze Art Studio
Midori is a Japanese-born, Sydney-based contemporary artist who exhibits many group exhibitions as well as many solo exhibitions in Sydney and Melbourne. She has selected to exhibit at Manly Art Gallery, Parliament house, Warringah Art Prize and more. She is also an experienced origami instructor and demonstrator. She has run many origami workshops and demonstrations around Sydney. Workshops were held at various locations including Art gallery of NSW, Powerhouse museum, Sydney University, UNSW, ...

Bookmark making workshop

From 01-07-2017 To 09-07-2017

Let's make bookmarks! Japanese washi paper, beautiful Yuzen paper, cardboard, fabric, ribbons, threads, stickers, pens, pencils, scissors and glue. All the materials are provided. You can cut, tear ...

Helen O'Grady Drama Academy Warriewood
We are the world’s foremost Developmental Drama provider! We help children develop essential life skills and explore their creative side through developmental drama programs while providing them with the necessary life skills to prepare them for life after school. Helen O’Grady Is the world’s foremost provider of developmental drama programs for children aged between 5 and 17 years of age in over 25 countries worldwide. Our Northern Beaches Academy has after school classes running in: Avalon, ...
Est. 2012 German Classes for children after school hours at Manly Village Primary School and Mona Vale Public School. Open to all children. Our aim is to provide children with a comprehensive German language education to prepare children for the European Level A1 "Fit in Deutsch für Jugendliche", or High School German. We aim to provide lessons that are fun and engaging, while delivering professional effective teaching, so that children can read, write, listen, and speak German. Our German Classes ...
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