Kids Dig It! Archaeological Antics

Keep the whole family entertained these summer school holidays with archaeology fun.

The Abbey Museum is putting on an event filled with activities and information about archaeology these holidays, and what better way to spend a day than by learning and having fun at the same time.

If you’ve ever wondered what it's like to be an archaeologist or wondered what they do, there’s plenty of fascinating things to discover and experience at the Abbey Museum.

Tickets: $55 - excluding lunch.






Drop Off

Parents can drop children off at the museum entrance. Parents are welcome to stay or go.

10:00 – 10:30

Archaeological dig

Children will be taught the correct method of excavation. In groups of three, they will excavate a dig site and uncover the story. This will be in the dig sites we use for our high school education programs

10:30 – 11:00

11:00 – 11:30

11:30 – 12:00

Coprolite investigation

Children will analyse fossilised poop to discover what foods ancient civilizations ate.

12:00 – 12:30


12:30 – 1:00

Pottery reconstruction

Children will work in pairs to reconstruct broken pottery.

1:00 – 1:30

Museum Tour

Children will be taken on a guided tour of the museum to show what happens to the artefacts once they are removed from the ground.

1:30 – 2:00


Children will learn and practice the art of archery. Traditional long bows will be used. This is designed to be a fun way to end the day.


Pick up

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Booking Notes

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Thursday 19th December 10:00am
Thursday 19th December 2:00pm


Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology 63 The Abbey Pl, Caboolture, Queensland 4510


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