family experiences in melbourne's north
So much to do, so many places to go! From indoor and outdoor, museums and railways - some places it is worth bringing the whole family along! Everything is covered here in Mamma Knows North's family experiences - take your time and have a browse through some of these fab options - you'll find heaps of inspiration plus a handy map, making it easier to uncover something new for you and the crew to enjoy.
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This is one of our most fave things to do each Winter. The spectacular Winter Wonderlights and snow falling in main street is just well, magical at Sovereign Hill.
A series of performances bringing much laughter and wonder to people of all ages. A perfect School Holiday adventure.
Heading into watch your favourite team play gets all super-family-friendly on Sundays at the MCG and Marvel Stadium - Kids are FREE!
This place is picturesque, peaceful and absolutely guarantees you a fresh fish catch!
Learn about all the things you didn’t know about dinosaurs and discover the big secret as you leave the park….oooh. The Dino Park has lots of open space, and a play area for the kids to enjoy as well as the rest of the animals in the zoo. So, go ahead, rug the kids up this winter and combine a fun day out at the zoo with a roar-some dinosaur experience!
There’s something quite hypnotic watching a massive bonfire being lit up and lighting up the night sky that Mamma can gaze at for hours! If only Mamma had a GIGANTIC marshmallow to toast over the flames!
Edendale Farm is a champion of sustainability and education.
How incredibly lucky we are to have a piece of our city's history available for all to visit. The grounds of the Abbotsford Convent are almost from another world and certainly not of this time.
Corroboree Frog Friday’s - a great interactive learning programs designed for children 0 to 5 years
Tasmanian Devil Tuesday’s - a great interactive learning programs designed for children 0 to 5 years
Do you love live music? Check out PBS Rock-A-Bye Baby sessions in Fitzroy, featuring some of Melbourne’s TOP bands and at a time where everyone in the family is awake.
If a drive in adventure is good enough for Joanie and Chachi then it's good enough for Mamma!
The Melbourne Museum is a place you'll find yourself visiting again and again and again…
Mamma and the fam love a good garden exploration and this one certainly does not disappoint!
Incredible....wow....amazing. Mamma found herself saying these words over and over again while discovering this piece of heaven in Macedon.
Essendon Traffic School is a great way to spend a couple of hours on a Saturday morning.
This history experience will have the little ones talking for weeks.
Fawcett Farmstay is the perfect way to give the kids a weekend away with an experience.
Just opened in Plenty Valley, what a fantastic treat for the north.
There are so many aquatic adventures to be had at Aquarena. Mamma loves a challenge!
Well, sometimes you and the family want to go on a big adventure and Mamma says this place is the spot to go these holidays!
Wow, is all Mamma can say, just WOW. This 'Australian first' new interactive art gallery.
Guaranteed to put a smile on our face and some beats in your feet!
Mamma loves a good flick, especially when it includes a recliner and popcorn!
A trip to the cinemas are a family tradition during the school holidays.
With loads of interactive exhibits to explore, you will not know what to try first at the Discovery Science and Technology Centre. There is even a playspace for the youngest of scientists!
Now Mamma has a secret – if you have a train fanatic or even if you just like a new adventure then Bulla Hill Miniature Railway is a fantastic way to hang out on a Sunday!
Whether it's your first time coming here or your millionth time, you'll never get bored of this amazing zoo.
Welcome to the kid’s zone at Melbourne Museum
When you stand in the middle of this little farm, it is hard to believe exactly where you are in relation to the centre of the city.
Mamma is yet to meet a kid that doesn't love the farm. The mud, the noises, the smells and the animals
What a real treat. This incredible engineering feat rising from the docklands precinct is unmissable.
Mamma has always been fascinated by what lies beneath and Sealife Aquarium takes you on a fantastic adventure into this magical underwater world.