The Early Start Discovery Space is Australia’s only ‘children’s museum’ for ages birth to 12 years, promoting learning through play and the importance of life-long learning. It is located on the campus of the University of Wollongong as part of the Early Start Program. 

Children’s Discovery Museum’s experience of creating engaging, accessible and educational experiences for the past ten years has contributed to the development of the Discovery Space within the Early Start initiative. The Discovery Space has 14 immersive experiences, some being exhibitions CDM has previously presented in and around Sydney and overseas including an inflatable Tummy Tour where you learn about digestion, Shipyard where you explore the tall ship HMAS Discovery, Construction  Site where you become brickies, tilers, roofers, plumbers and floorers to complete a house and the Archaeology  where children unearth artefacts in a replica archaeological site. The CDM team works with many organisations to bring their style of joyful creative learning to communities around the world.

The Discovery Space is open Tuesday to Sunday from 9am – 4pm. Entry costs $15 (under 12 months free) and concession $13, memberships are available.

Visit the Early Start Discovery Space website.

See what Discovery Space visitors think at the Discovery Space Facebook page.

Learn more about the Early Start Program.

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