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Happy Birthday Play School: Celebrating 50 years

December 9, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 5, 2017

Open wide, come inside!

Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty and Jemima are heading to Gold Coast City Gallery as part of a celebratory exhibition to commemorate the 50th birthday of the much-loved Australian television program – Play School.

The exhibition will feature the iconic Rocket Clock, Flower Clock and the famous Play School Windows.

Play School stars Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty and Jemima are also joining the exhibition party, which provides adults with a chance to reminisce about their favourite presenters and children an opportunity to get up close to these program icons.

The colourful exhibition explores the five decades of Play School by featuring toys, props and costumes from each period, alongside archival audio and video clips of past programs and presenters having fun.

Join in the celebrations! Happy Birthday Play School: Celebrating 50 years will run from 3 December 2016 to 5 February 2017.

Happy Birthday Play School : Celebrating 50 years is a travelling exhibition developed by the National Museum of Australia and the ABC.

Exhibition Hours
Mon-Fri: 10am – 5pm
Saturdays: 11am – 5pm
Sundays & Public Holidays: 8.30am – 5pm (We are closed Sun 25 Dec, Mon 26 Dec and Tues 27 Dec)


December 9, 2016
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Gold Coast City Gallery, HOTA, Home of the Arts
135 Bundall Rd
Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217 Australia
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