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Beat the boredom these school holidays at the Islamic Museum of Australia

A LEGO workshop, story time with local authors, terracotta pot decorating and slime-making are just a handful of the fun activities kids can participate in at the Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA) these school holidays, 22 September – 6 October.

The Museum will be a hive of activity during the school holidays, providing welcomed relief for parents looking for low-cost family fun.

IMA General Manager Ali Fahour said the Museum has a strong focus on offering activities that appeal to a wide audience.

“The Museum welcomes everyone through our doors whether Muslim or non-Muslim. Our program has been developed with one thing in mind – FUN! We want kids of all ages and varying interests to experience our school holiday activities,” Mr Fahour said.

The jam-packed program of activities includes:

  • Arabic calligraphy workshops
  • Make your own LEGO invention
  • Childhood Champions children’s book series reading and craft activity and author meet & greet
  • Terracotta Pot Decorating
  • Origami workshop
  • Felting workshop
  • Slime and bubble making
  • Make your own kaleidoscope
  • My Muslim Mate book reading and author meet & greet

Bookings can be made online at

The Islamic Museum of Australia is located in Thornbury, in Melbourne’s north. It is the only Islamic museum in the country and provides educational and cross-cultural experiences for all ages. The Museum is open 10am – 4pm, Tuesday to Saturday.

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Media contact: Mei Nee Cheong
Media and Marketing Manager
0414 264 987

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