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Digital excursions

Take advantage of our free curriculum-linked programs and virtual tours for schools who can’t make it to the National Museum but want to interact with collections and staff.

Group size

10 to 30 students


1 hour




Monday–Friday, 9.30am (other times may be available on request)

The Australian Nation

Years 5–10

The Australian Nation is a Museum educator-led program where students investigate the theme of nationhood by interrogating objects and exploring themes and defining moments in Australia’s history.

Students have the opportunity to explore important aspects of Australia’s development as a nation, and discuss events and groups of people they deem key in shaping Australia’s identity.

Fight for Indigenous Rights

Years 9–12

Fight for Indigenous Rights is a Museum educator-led program where students investigate the struggle for Indigenous rights and freedoms in Australia by exploring themes of connection to country, inequality and the fight for recognition.

Students apply these themes to case studies such as the Freedom Rides, the Day of Mourning and the Stolen Generations.

Virtual tours

Virtual tours of exhibition galleries may also be available on demand. We deliver our virtual excursions through the online platform, Zoom.

For more information or to discuss alternative ways to connect to a tour, email

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