Sept/Oct Holiday Programme

Check out the holiday programme for these holidays!

What you can do if it’s Covid Alert Level 2

  • Fire engineFind the Golden Frog and Count the Fire Engines to enter our holiday prize draws
  • Get a closer look at our new exhibition, Timaru Brigade
  • Learn about Fire & Rescue with our fun activity sheet
  • Join our Museum Explorers’ Club
  • Explore our exhibitions with hundreds of things to see!
  • Watch a movie in our mini theatre

What you can do if it’s Covid Alert Level 1

If we are in Covid Alert Level 1 you can do all of the things listed above as well as the great hands on activities below!

  • Dress up as a firefighter and Pose with the Hose for a selfie
  • Do a museum quiz and earn a penny to play on one of our historic coin games!
  • Play our Spacies game and see if you can get to the top of the leaderboard - 50c a game
  • Come along to our bookable activity sessions, these have limited numbers so book in early by contacting the Museum on (03) 6877212 or by emailing us
    • When booking we need your child’s name, age, day/session time and contact number
    • This activity is for children aged 5-12 only – alternative activities are available for younger pre-schoolers if required
    • Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult




Wednesday 30th September

10:30 – 11:30am

Wednesday 7th October

1:30 – 2:30pm

Get down, get low, get out

Free activity!

Limited numbers - booking required

Come and hear a firefighter talk about how we make our home and family fire safe. Then, find out how to get down, get low and get out by experiencing the evacuation challenge

Sep/Oct School Holiday Hours

Week 1:

  • Weekend & SC Anniversary Day 1:00 to 4:30pm
  • Tuesday to Friday 10am to 4:30pm

Week 2:

  • Weekend 1:00 to 4:30pm
  • Monday to Friday 10am to 4:30pm

Admission is free!