Category Archives: Museums

Fighter World Williamtown Aviation Museum – RAAF Base Newcastle – plane spotting!

We weren’t fighter jet enthusiasts – that is, until we visited Fighter World in Williamtown NSW! Fighter World Aviation Heritage Centre is an aviation museum with its own viewing area overlooking the RAAF Williamtown fighter jet Base at Newcastle Airport. Whilst we aren’t normally huge plane spotters or jet enthusiasts, we really enjoyed our visit. […]

Things to do in Albury, NSW – the Murray Art Museum Albury

If you’re visiting the Albury-Woodonga area on your Sydney-Melbourne road trip, you really shouldn’t go past the Murray Art Museum Albury – plus there’s a brand new exhibition to discover! Right on the New South Wales/Victoria border of the Hume Highway you’ll find the twin cities of Albury-Woodonga. On the NSW side, the bustling, historic […]

Things to do in Anaheim – other than Disneyland!

You may be surprised learn that Disneyland isn’t located in LA, but is located around 45 minutes drive from LAX in the city of Anaheim. Any Disneyland Resort holiday requires several days to experience the full Disneyland magic, so Anaheim is the perfect place to stay during your time visiting Disneyland once it reopens. However […]

The Big Strawberry, Victoria – Australia’s Big Things

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Australia’s Big Things are a must see on any family road trip, so you certainly shouldn’t miss the sweetest of them all – The Big Strawberry! Tucked away on the New South Wales/Victoria border near Cobram and the stunning Murray River you’ll find one of the sweetest big things around. The Big Strawberry at Koonoomoo […]

Ballarat Sovereign Hill Winter Wonderlights Festival – things to do with kids!

We were invited to visit the Ballarat Winter Wonderlights and found a magical winter wonderland to delight every family! Winter is usually the time to batten down the hatches and stay indoors, but the Ballarat Winter Festival is the perfect excuse to take a weekend or winter school holidays trip away, and banish those Melbourne […]

Family fun at the Echuca Olde Penny Arcade

While we were on our latest Victorian Road trip, I got a chance to revisit a very special attraction that I hadn’t seen in many years – and yet it was just as memorable as ever – the Echuca Penny Arcade! No time to read? Watch this video we took of our time at the […]

Sydney Madame Tussauds – all-new interactive party zone!

The Let’s go Mum family were invited to visit Madame Tussauds Sydney’s latest special feature – the all-new interactive party zone!   Located in Darling Harbour, Sydney, Madame Tussauds is always an exciting attraction to visit. Now it has even more fun on offer with its new party area. Interact with the stars for some […]

Today Show- Australian School Holidays Budget Activities

Let’s go Mum appeared on the Today Show yesterday to have a chat about budget school holiday options, and share a state-by-state run down of some of the best Australian budget activity options available these school holidays! Play the video to below to watch… Watch it on the Today Show website here For more information on each of the budget school […]

Versailles: Treasures from the Palace family review

If you’re off to Canberra these school holidays, don’t miss this new and exciting National Gallery of Australia exhibition – Versailles: Treasures from the Palace. Plus kids are free! The National Gallery of Australia (NGA), Canberra, is a wonderful art gallery to take the family to. There’s so much to see – the Sydney Nolan Ned Kelly gallery, incredible Asian […]

School holiday ideas – Questacon Science Museum Spiders Exhibition

If you are Arachnophobic like me, your first instinct may be to give the Spiders exhibition at Questacon a wide berth – but don’t worry – they won’t bite! The whole family is going to love this fascinating, hands-on exploration into the the Spider world! One of our favourite family museums to visit has to be Questacon, […]

School holiday ideas – Old Melbourne Gaol – a family review!

With school-holiday-boredom looming after Christmas and New Years, we parents need to find some fun activities for the family to do together – fast! In our Old Melbourne Gaol review, we’ll show you what’s fun – and what to avoid with young kids! It’s time to find some easy school-holiday outings to entertain the whole family. The Old Melbourne Gaol has long been a […]

The 4 big Sydney family attractions – ranked from best to worst!

Are you heading into Sydney City for the school holidays? Perhaps you’re wondering where to go and what to see? Here’s a round-up of top attractions according to the Sydney 5-Attraction Pass – and the wow factor for kids. Here’s what’s hot – and what’s not! We test-ran a Sydney 5-Attraction Pass that gave us […]