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  • Open today 9am–5pm
  • Free general admission

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

Teacher-guided visits are free but bookings are essential. Please book as early as you can. For any of the facilitated programs below, you must book at least two weeks in advance.

For more information email or phone (02) 6208 5345

We are moving to a new booking system and are not taking new bookings until 14 January 2019.

More on school bookings

Foundation to Year 12

Rome exhibition programs

Costs apply
The Museum is offering Rome: City and Empire school programs aligned with the Australian Curriculum.

Conversation cards

A series of prompts to encourage discussion between students and teachers in our galleries.

Group gallery activities

Resources specially designed for students of all ages, who are taking a teacher-guided tour of the National Museum of Australia.

Highlights for Young Historians

A student discovery trail explores well-known highlights and some unexpected gems.

Unpack the Museum

Costs apply
A selection of one of two bags, each filled with activities, games and object-handling that will help the Museum come alive for students.

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