Spot the playful animal illustrations, go wild and get creative in our activity hub, and try to identify the animal sounds in the pleasure garden. Plus, book into one of our Zoo Talks with Taronga Zoo or join the Procession of the Animals in Erth’s Marvellous Menagerie puppetry workshop.
These activities take place outdoors with limited capacity.
Animals on parade
13–30 January, Vaucluse House gardens, free event
Playfully illustrated by artist Ollie Davis, the zoo animals have found their way to Vaucluse House! See how many you can spot in the garden.
13–30 January (Thurs–Sun, 10am–4pm), Pleasure garden, free event
Journey through the pleasure garden and listen for the call of the wild! Can you identify the animals in our imaginary zoo?
Drop-in kids activity hub
13–30 January, (Thurs–Sun, 10am–4pm), Stables, free event
Create your own animal headband and join the parade! Pick an animal face, mix and match animal features, decorate and go wild!
Zoo Talks with Taronga Zoo
13, 14, 20 & 21 January (11–11.30am & 1–1.30pm), Service courtyard, included with museum admission (free for members)
Hear fun animal facts and surprising stories with a Taronga Zoo educator. Come with questions you’re roaring to ask! Book your museum tickets
Erth puppetry workshops
20 January, 12–1pm & 21 January, 10–11am, Vaucluse House, $25 per child (20% discount for members)
Children will learn to operate a range of puppets guided by Erth puppeteers and bring a menagerie of creatures to life that will culminate in a Procession of the Animals. Book tickets
Visit Vaucluse House
Thursdays – Sundays, 10am–4pm, museum admission applies (free for members)
Explore historic Vaucluse House and imagine what it would have been like to live there. Book your museum tickets
While inside our museums and historic houses, visitors 12 years and over must wear a mask at all times. Please also ensure you maintain a safe distance from other visitors.
Please read our conditions of entry before visiting.