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Bay Discovery Centre - Group Bookings & Resources

Bay Discovery Centre - Group Bookings & Resources

Activities & Educational Resources

Below is a range of activities and resources available for learning before, during, or after your museum visit.

We recommend that a prior visit to the Centre by teachers may be beneficial. You can also contact our curators prior to your visit if you require any further assistance relating to resources or history topics.

Curator-led tours are available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Volunteers happily provide a short welcome Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

School and community group visits to Tom Moore: Abundant Wonder are self-guided, bookings are essential.

Video Resources

The Story of The Great Emu In The Sky

Australia has been occupied for over 65,000 years. First Nations Australians have an amazing relationship with the land and use storytelling to teach us about culture and history.

Listen to Aunty Clair Jackson tell the amazing story of the great emu in the sky when she speaks to the host of the That's Incredible podcast, Andrew Daddo. That's Incredible! is a podcast for parents and kids.

On your visit to the museum, can you find the Great Emu in the Sky? It can be viewed from two different levels!

Aunty Clair Jackson begins speaking at the 10.04 mark.

Make a Booking

Group booking requests can be made for groups of more than 10 people.

Curator-led tours (this includes school group bookings) are available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. The duration of this tour is 40 minutes.

Volunteers happily provide a short welcome Monday- Friday. The duration of this welcome is 15 minutes.

Please note that from Monday 16 October through to Friday 1 December 2023 we are unable to offer Curator led tours.

i.e yr 2

Please select a time between 10am - 2pm

You will be required to split group sizes larger than 50 in to smaller groups.

Does your group need a Welcome Introductory Talk  

(i.e Kaurna history, Proclamation, beach culture etc.)

(i.e. disability, mobility, hearing, sight, etc.) if yes please specify their requirements

You can request hard copy Tiati Activity Books for an additional donation of $1 per child/adult.

Before your visit please note:

  • Entry is by Gold Coin Donation (per person) which can be donated either individually or by the group organiser. Receipts can be provided on request.
  • Bag Storage is available.
  • All age groups are welcome however groups from Year 4 onwards will benefit most from the displays at the Centre.
  • We request that children are supervised at all times whilst in the centre.