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PlayUP: The Right to Have an Opinion and Be Heard

Two girls laughing at interactive letter wall in MoAD’s PlayUP exhibition space
Young girl making cardboard and feather craft with a MoAD PlayUP facilitator
Two children playing in a puppet theatre while man watched on cushions
Three young children playing shop in the Kindness Café space
Young girl and woman playing with historic telephone display items
Girl putting a pink token in a bucket to vote on a question on the wall
Colourful lamps and shelves of books in The Stories Room space
Girl with flower in hair doing craft with MoAD PlayUP facilitator
Toddler with his arms outstretched as woman looks for letters to attach to interactive wall
Exhibition entry words: “Article 12 The right to have your opinion heard”
Two girls laughing at interactive letter wall in MoAD’s PlayUP exhibition space
Young girl making cardboard and feather craft with a MoAD PlayUP facilitator
Two children playing in a puppet theatre while man watched on cushions
Three young children playing shop in the Kindness Café space
Young girl and woman playing with historic telephone display items

Overview

PlayUP is the Museum of Australian Democracy's imaginative family space with activities to educate, excite and challenge young minds.

With listening pods and a roleplay Kindness Café, a fuzzy felt wall and facilitated craft activities, PlayUP has a range of exciting and immersive experiences that flip the traditional idea of museums completely on its head.

Dates

10 Jan 2023 – 30 Sep 2024
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Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
Museum of Australian Democracy18 King George Terrace, Old Parliament House, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions
  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Function Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Parents Room
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)
  • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • Accessibility statement