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Onsite school programs 2018

The National Museum of Australia's school programs are led by Museum staff and designed for students Foundation to Year 12. Check out our curriculum-linked programs or request a booking.

Program titleYear levelDurationCost
HISTORICAL KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
Then and Now F–4 90 mins $7
Kspace F–6 30 to 70 mins $3
Canberra's History: Site Study 3–6 90 mins $7
Unpack the Museum: Wild Colonial Bag 3–6 2 hours $1
Australia's Migration Stories 5–12 2 hours* $7
Making a Nation 5–12 2 hours* $7
Meet the People 5–12 1 hour $5
INDIGENOUS CULTURES AND HISTORIES FOCUS
Aboriginal Australia F–4 90 mins $7
Tools of the Land 3–4 90 mins $7
Unpack the Museum: Dreaming Bag F–6 2 hours $1
Early Contact 3–6 90 mins $7
A Living Culture 5–12 2 hours* $7
Indigenous Rights and Freedoms 9–12 2 hours $7
HISTORICAL SKILLS
Collecting is Fun** F–1 1 hour $5
Talking Points 3–12 1 hour $5
Investigating Sources 5–10 2 hours* $7

* 90-minute guided program with a Museum educator and 30-minute teacher-guided exploration
** Collecting is Fun will not be offered in 2019

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

Onsite school programs 2019

Price per student and maximum number of students per program are unchanged.

Tools of the Land will be available at 10am and 1pm on Mondays.

Bookable periods for all other programs, other than Meet the People, Talking Points and Unpack the Museum, are:

  • 5 February – 6 April 2019
  • 7 May – 29 June 2019
  • 30 July – 21 September 2019
  • 22 October – 14 December 2019.

Free teacher-guided visits

You and your students are also welcome to explore the Museum independently.

Teacher-guided visits are free but bookings are essential.

Safety information

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