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The National Museum of Australia reopens on 2 June 2020. See Plan your visit for important visitor and safety information.

  • Open
  • Free general admission

Explore school programs and classroom resources, all linked to the Australian Curriculum, and inspired by objects in our collection.

On-site school programs and visits are temporarily unavailable. We are still taking bookings for 2021 and beyond. We hope re-opening dates for 2020 school visits will be available soon.

Learning from home

These free, curriculum-aligned videos are designed to be used in a variety of learning settings, including at home and in the classroom.

Each video explores objects and highlights Museum displays. Accompanying student activities and curriculum links for teachers are also provided with each video.

School programs Take a Museum educator-led or teacher-guided program.
School visits Booking details, safety information and answers to FAQs.
Digital excursions Take a free digital excursion on The Australian Nation or the Fight for Indigenous Rights.

For students and teachers

National History Challenge

Find inspiration for the annual research-based history competition for students.

Professional development

Training for new and established teachers, supporting the teaching of Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences.

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