The Telethon Kids Discovery Centre is open from 9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday. We are closed on public holidays and between Christmas and New Year's Day.
Where is the Centre located?
The Centre is located on the ground floor at the northern entrance of the Perth Children’s Hospital. We are opposite the Family Resource Centre and Kulunga Moort Mia. You can find a map here.
Do I need to stay with my children in the Centre?
Children under 14 need to be accompanied by an adult or guardian.
Is food and drink allowed in the Discovery Centre?
The Discovery Centre is a food-free area. You are welcome to enjoy your lunch or snacks in the Family Resource Centre opposite the Centre or on the green space outside the Centre. There is also a cafe on the ground floor and level 5 and a food hall on level 1.
What ages is the Centre suitable for?
The Centre is ideal for children aged 7 to 12 years. Older and younger children are very welcome and they will still find fun activities they can enjoy.
Do you have special events in the Centre?
Yes, please join our Discovery Club to stay up to date with the latest events.
How long can we spend in the Centre?
The Centre is open from 9am – 3pm. You can stay in the Centre for as long as you like during these hours.
What’s the Discovery Club?
When you arrive at the Centre you will have the option of joining our Discovery Club and registering a wristband for your child. The wristband will store your child’s high scores and completed levels. When you leave, you take the wristband with you and bring it back when you return.
As a member of our Discovery Club you will also get exclusive access to special events and activities.
My child lost their wristband, can we replace it?
Yes, please speak to the Telethon Kids Welcome Crew when you arrive at the Centre and they can arrange a replacement wristband.
Is there an entry fee for the Discovery Centre?
There is no entry fee to visit the Centre. Telethon Kids Institute is a not-for-profit organisation so donations are very welcome.
Can I book in a group to visit, such as a school class?
Yes, please contact us to book a school visit or to plan a visit with 5 children or more.
Can I volunteer in the Discovery Centre?
We are currently not accepting any additional volunteers. Please contact us if you’re interested and we can add your details to our volunteer list.
Are you open during the COVID-19 pandemic?
The Discovery Centre has reopened from 6th July 2020 to everyone. We have put in place increased cleaning regimes, visitor limits and tighter controls to protect our visitors, staff and volunteers. If you require exclusive access due to health concerns, please contact us.
Send through an email if you have any questions or would like more information