WA Museum’s Magnificent Month of Events
WA Museum has the rest of 2018 covered in a fantastic line up of unique and interesting events featuring interactive displays, film screenings, exhibitions and heaps of informative fun for the whole family.
Exciting Events
Explore Antarctica through
Virtual Reality
Now – Dec 23, WA Maritime Museum
Experience a day in the life of Antarctic scientists as they research the mysterious continent of Antarctica. Through virtual reality, immerse yourself in the work that goes into understanding climate change, managing eco-systems, researching sustainability, and conserving wildlife.
Celebrate Western Australia’s French connections
Now – Dec 9, WA Maritime Museum
Explore original, 200-year-old paintings and drawings from the Museum of Natural History in Le Havre through ‘The Art of Science: Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804’ exhibition and discover the science and stories behind Freycinet’s amazing journey in ‘Return to Australia: Freycinet 1818’.
A Ticket to
Now – Nov 11, Museum of Geraldton
This exhibition examines the diversity of Australian immigrants and the government’s ambitious plans after World War II to encourage mass migration. Get an insight into the rich and complex experiences of the migrants and refugees who have settled here, and the campaigns that persuaded them to come.
A race to the South Pole with
Roald Amundsen
Now – Nov 25, WA Maritime Museum
Learn how Roald Amundsen won the race to the South Pole through this panel exhibition of rare imagery taken by the expedition crew during his daring 1911 expedition. See what the public saw in those heady days of icy exploration in this fascinating and fresh presentation that will surprise and delight.
Movies at the Museum
Amelie is at the Museum After Dark
Nov 9, WA Maritime Museum
To celebrate their new season of French exhibitions, WA Museum is featuring one of the most successful French films of all time, Amélie. Enjoy the movie and check out the French Explorers in WA exhibition after dark with cheese and glass of wine.
A festival of Norwegian flicks
Now – Nov 24, WA Maritime Museum
Coinciding with WA Museums exhibition, ‘Amundsen: Lessons from the Arctic’, enjoy animated family fun, adventure stories, documentaries, short films and more, as part of a short season of Norwegian films screening over a series of Saturdays.
Educational Family Fun
See the wonders of ancient Rome brought to life!
Now – Nov 25, WA Maritime Museum
‘Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World’ is a family-friendly, interactive exhibition of incredible machines, art and technology. Get hands-on and learn about the fascinating history of Rome through artefacts, models, catapults, frescoes, armour, weapons, and much more.
French films
for all the family
Now – Dec 2, WA Maritime Museum
Celebrating WA's unique French connections, WA Museums is bringing a range of exciting and educational movies the whole family can enjoy. Introduce the kids to French culture through a series of Sunday screenings including The Fox and the Child, Ratatouille and Ballerina.