Event held on August 13

Stories in the Stars

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Event runs from 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM


Celebrate National Science Week (13–21 August 2022) with this family workshop co-presented by the Hellenic Museum and Islamic Museum of Australia. Be immersed in a stellar presentation that will showcase Islamic and ancient Greek stories about constellations, stars, planets and the universe. Then, delve into the magnificent minds of historic astronomers, from Ptolemy to al-Sufi, and create your own model astrolabe calibrated to the Melbourne sky. Ideal for children aged 7–13. Entry Cost Child $10