Children & family

Child exploring the How to Move a Zoo exhibition.

About How to Move a Zoo

During the summer of 2021–22 this exhibition showed how hundreds of animals journeyed across the city to their new home at Taronga Zoological Park in 1916

Illustration of man

Adam Gilmour

Gilmour Space CEO & Founder

Elizabeth Farm school holidays shoot
8 & 15 July, 10.30am
Workshop

All in a day’s work at Elizabeth Farm

Join us for a hands-on workshop where kids will discover what life was like at Elizabeth Farm 200 years ago

Two kids juicing lemons at a big wooden table in the kitchen at Elizabeth Farm.
10 & 17 July, 9am
Workshop

All in a day’s work at Elizabeth Farm, accessible program

Join us for a tactile and sensory workshop where kids will discover what life was like at Elizabeth Farm 200 years ago

Elizabeth Farm school holidays shoot
12 & 19 July, 10.30am
Workshop

All in a day’s work at Vaucluse House

Join us for a hands-on workshop where kids will discover what life was like at Vaucluse House 170 years ago

Sydney Opera House Barbie doll

An icon wearing an icon: Sydney Opera House Barbie

Stepping away from her signature pink, Barbie honours the Sydney Opera House with more subtle tones in her gown, that reflect the Opera House and its Harbourside location

Untitled, Allison Day, 2006. Photo © Bernie Fisher, 2022. Artwork © the artist
9–10 July, 11am & 2pm
Workshop

Art of Place: poetry workshop for kids with Lucy Norton

Led by Lucy Norton, this workshop for kids will explore the nature, uses and practice of poetry

Child's stoneware tea set

Child's play

The imagination of a child can turn the simplest toy into a prized possession

Black and white photo of children playing on equipment.

Childhood at Susannah Place

Growing up in a small inner-city house in mid 20th century Sydney involved being outdoors pretty much most of the time