Welcome to our first Things to do in Rocky post.
So often a Guest’s simple question of “what can we do in Rocky?” gives us a chance to share some of the many good activities available and attractions to visit and usually we find there’s simply not enough time in the itinerary to enjoy it all. So we’ve decided to start posting about all the good things visitors (and residents) can do to perhaps change the perception of Rocky only being a good place for business or to break the drive whilst venturing off on holidays elsewhere.
Our advice – give yourself a chance to explore more; plan at least two days / nights and we’ll fill those easily with fun and interesting and unique things to do in Rocky.
Play School visits Rockhampton
It’s Play School’s 50th birthday and to celebrate, the National Museum of Australia is travelling with Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty and Jemima to share some of their on set history and right now they’re in Rockhampton.
On display at the Art Gallery, you’ll find the original rocket clock, Jemima and some of her original wardrobe pieces, the pre-digital Banana in Pyjamas (now retired) and so many more faves. Take a wander through the gallery and enjoy the walk through yesteryear, a rich part of children’s lives in their pre kindy or school days over the last five decades.
The exhibition is on display until 28 January 2018 and costs $5 per person entry (discounts for some apply) and kids under 5 are FREE.
Kids will spot lots of their fave story-telling friends, instantly recognise the arch, round and square windows and play with the interactive displays or watch some old episodes.
The activities table lets you colour and make your own rocket ship and afterwards you can wander through the rest of the gallery for free.
If you’re wondering how many plastic tubs are recycled in Play School each year the answer is…