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School programs

The National Museum of Australia's dynamic and curriculum-linked school programs provide awesome experiences for groups large and small.

Special exhibitions

Rome: City and Empire

October to December 2018

The Museum is offering Rome: City and Empire school programs aligned with the Australian Curriculum. Teacher-guided, Museum-guided and after hours tours available (costs apply).

More information and booking details

Image: Head resembling Cleopatra, 50–30 BC. © Trustees of the British Museum

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Students looking at a museum object.

On-site programs led by Museum staff and linked to the Australian Curriculum


A visitor looking at Phar Lap's heart

Programs and activities for students taking a teacher-guided tour of the Museum.

Digital outreach

Two robots

Remote robot guided tour and curriculum-linked video conferences

Our picks

Investigating Sources

A group of school children looking at a painting

An on-site Museum-guided program for students to develop historical skills (Years 5–10)


seven sisters

New Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters Museum-guided program (Foundation–Year 2)

Unpack the Museum

The front of a boat.

Activity bags for teachers leading self-guided student groups (Foundation–Year 6)