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Dreaming bag

Warning: Visitors should be aware that this resource includes images and names of deceased people that may cause sadness or distress to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Unpack Indigenous culture and history

The Dreaming Bag on-site program is tailored for teachers leading self-guided student groups and includes pre- and post-visit resources.

The activities support the Australian Curriculum, suit different learning styles and connect you to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories, personalities and continuing cultures.

Bookings are essential ph. 02 6208 5345 or email

You may want to use our Dreaming Bag map of the Museum (PDF 1.3mb)

  • Stone tools
  • artefacts
    Look out!
  • Emu screenprint
    Hop to it
  • Garden of Australian Dreams
    Ahoy there!
  • A sea slug
    A fair exchange?
  • close up detail of a cane basket
    Have a yarn
  • Close up photo of a hut wall
    Mission life
  • An old cassette radio player
    Leading the way
  • boomerang
    Get active