WIN with TWT: Dinosaur Festival events at Museum

Three TWT readers can win family passes to the annual Dinosaur Festival at the Australian Museum at 1 William Street Sydney.

Come along to the Museum this September and October for a dynamic program of exhibitions, Dinosaur Festival, photographic workshops, lunchtime lecture series, evening talks, kids activities and more.

There’ll be fun things to do and discover when you visit the Museum during the Dinosaur Festival where you can see, hear, touch and even smell the world of dinosaurs.

The dinosaur gallery is brought to life with skeletons, skulls, teeth, claws and hundreds of other fossils. Witness a life-sized dinosaur puppet come to life, discover ancient Australia when creating your own Dino Diorama to take home, learn about the evolution of dinosaurs to birds in an interactive theatre performance or take part in one of the many workshops.

Children will be inspired to make model dinosaurs and landscapes after looking at real fossils of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods from September 29 to October 14 from 10.30am to 2pm.

Colour, cut and create using a range of modelling and natural materials. Take a family photo with a dinosaur, play with dino puzzles, books and resources in this exclusive space.

Cost $10 per child; adults FREE after general admission.

Kids aged 8-12 years can travel back in time to discover Australia’s ancient past with the AM’s amazing fossil collection on October 3 or 4 from 9am to 4pm.

This full day holiday program is jam-packed with hands-on activities, games and a behind-the-scenes tour!

Cost $105 members or $125 non-member. Bookings essential.

Discover how geologists work in an interactive half-day science workshop on October 5 for kids aged 5-8 years from 9.30am to 12 noon or 2pm to 4.30pm. Learn about volcanoes, earthquakes and how landforms are made. Cost: $42

per child (members); $47 per child non-members . Bookings essential.

Dinosaurs in the Sky interactive theatre show from October 3-4-5 and 10-11-12 will explore the science of flight and the incredible evolution of feathered dinosaurs into modern birds.

Suitable for ages 5-10 yrs . Times 10:30am to 11am or 11:30am to 12 noon. Cost $8.

Enquiries 9320-6000. More information about activities and booking details:

TO WIN go to our website – – and click on the WIN with TWT tab and fill out the entry form; or write your name, address and phone number on the back of an envelope and send to TWT Australian Musem, PO Box 123, Ryde 1680. Entries close 9am Monday October 1 and winners published October 3.