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On-site school programs

Every object at the National Museum tells a story, and our dynamic, curriculum-linked programs bring these stories to life.

Explore the links below for more details or request a booking.

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All programs, except Unpack the Museum, are facilitated by Museum staff.

Program titleYear levelDurationCost
HISTORICAL KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
Then and NowP–41.5 hours$6
KspaceF–630–70 mins$3
Unpack the Museum: Wild Colonial Bag3–62 hours$1
Canberra's History: Site Study3–61.5 hours$6
Investigating History5–102 hours$6
Australia's Migration Stories5–122 hours$6
Our Australian Environment5–122 hours$6
Making a Nation5–122 hours$6
Meet the People5–121 hour$4
Indigenous culture and history focus
Aboriginal AustraliaP–41.5 hours$6
Unpack the Museum: Dreaming BagP–62 hours$1
Early Contact3–61.5 hours$6
A Living Culture5–122 hours$6
Indigenous Rights and Freedoms9–122 hours$6
HISTORICAL SKILLS
Collecting is FunP–11.5 hours$6
Talking Points3–121 hour$5
Investigating Sources5–102 hours$6
The Museum Game5–121 hour$5
Museums and History11–122 hours$6

Free teacher-guided visits

You and your students are also welcome to explore the Museum independently. Teacher-guided visits (other than Unpack the Museum) are free but bookings are essential – plan and book a visit.

Risk management

Here's our page on risk management.