July School Holidays 2022

What’s on at the Museum these holidays?

Museum in the Dark posterMuseum in the Dark

Friday 8th July – Bookings essential. Bring a torch, explore the museum by torchlight and have a go at the fun activities.

$5 per child (up to 2 accompanying adults free).

Book by calling us on 6877212 or email us

Craft Activity

Come along to one of our drop in sessions and “Design a Uniform”.

Monday 11th + 18th and Thursday 14th + 21st

11am-12 noon  OR  2-3pm (NB: Only limited numbers at a time, so you may need to wait a little for your turn)


Take part in a hunt, enter the prize draw and if you win you can choose a prize from our special prize box!

  • Find the Golden Frog – all holidays
  • Count the Hats – week 1
  • Count the Jackets – week 2

Operation Mindfall

An outdoor escape room experience provided by Timaru CityTown.

An interactive activity that involves up to two hours exploration of the CBD while solving a mystery (Not suitable for young children).

Bookings need to be made online here


  • The ‘Spacie’ machine is back – 50c a game
  • Complete the latest A3 Holiday Challenge sheet
  • Do one of our new Quizzes
  • Collect the latest Exhibition badge for your lanyard

Our Current Exhibition

What we wear - landing tile

July School Holiday Hours

Don’t forget we’re open Mondays during the School Holidays!!

Monday to Friday 10am-4.30pm

Weekend 1-4:30pm