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Museum in a Container: Public Events

Museum in a Container: Public Events

Santos has partnered with the Foundation for the WA Museum to embrace the importance of public education and engagement while the New Museum for WA is under construction in the Perth Cultural Centre.

As the Principal Partner of the Museum in a Container project, Santos has supported the transformation of a shipping container into a transportable, secure, multi-use facility allowing the WA Museum to engage with local communities at various locations, including festivals, fairs and other community events. The content delivered is developed to match the theme of the specific festival or event, with a strong focus on conservation and the environment.

After making its first appearance at Mandurah’s Crab Festival on the weekend of 17-18 March 2018, the ‘Museum in a Container’ has been involved in a number of exciting activations, with the support of Santos.

Future 2019 events where the Museum in a Container will be on show, include:

Sunday 2 and Monday 3 June – Celebrate WA, Langley Park – WA Day Festival

Curiosity and exploration are shared by the incredible and diverse people that call WA home, and this year the WA Museum invites you to Explore the Galaxy during the WA Day Festival. Have you ever wondered what a falling star is? How planets are formed? Stop by the Museum in a Container to take part in a range of out-of-this-world activities!

  • Make Your Own Constellation
    Your special creations will glow in the dark, so you’ll be able to see it every night and show it to your family and friends.
  • Creating Craters
    What shape is a meteorite? How big a hole does it make? How could one meteorite wipe out all the dinosaurs? Work with us to learn lots of meteor-facts – you’ll even get to touch a real meteorite from Mars!

Further details can be found at museum.wa.gov.au

Other public events include:

  • 10-18 August, National Science Festival


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April 16, 2018