Kids & families

Explore the gardens and exhibitions at Heide Museum of Modern Art and discover fun for the whole family.

    A museum pass is valid for the whole day so you can walk in and out of the galleries, explore the sculpture park or have lunch in the café. Museum entry is free for children under 16. Buy a museum pass.


    Play detective around Heide and follow clues around the gallery and sculpture park. Trails can be printed at home or collected from the Heide III information desk, in the main entrance to the museum.

    Sculpture park detective

    Solve the sculpture mystery

    Explore Heide's sculpture park with these fun Sculpture Park activities!


    Sculpture Sounds

    A FREE musical adventure through the sculpture park for kids and their grown ups

    Play now!

    Kids&Families_SculptureSoundsSpot, © the artist

    Albert Tucker: Mobile Home

    Be an art detective and spell out the mystery words with this fun activity for kids and adults to do together.

    Albert Tucker: Mobile Home

    Heide Detective 2015, Photograph: Jeremy Weihrauch

    Our top 5 tips for families

    1. Take on our Heide Detective challenge; a great way to entertain kids in the gallery.
    2. Make the most of our facilities: cloakroom and changing facilities can be found in the museum and Café Heide has yummy treats for kids.
    3. Bring a picnic and let the kids run around the sculpture park.
    4. Get involved in one of our programs for kids and families such as Heide Art Kinder, Art Babies or get creative in a school holiday activity.
    5. Walk around the kitchen garden and see what veggies our gardeners are planting.


    Our ever popular Art Kinder and Art Babies programs ensures fun for the whole family.
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    Budding artists will love our creative school holiday workshops.
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    Heide Video

    See some of the amazing artwork created by kids in a recent school holiday program.