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Digital excursions

Take advantage of our 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


$25 for digital excursions held before 26 June 2021; then $50


Monday–Friday, 9.30am and 10.30am (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.

Endeavour Voyage: The Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians

Years 3–12

Endeavour Voyage is an educator-led program where students explore the Endeavour exhibition, focusing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experiences and the experiences of those travelling on the HMB Endeavour.

Students will use inquiry-based learning to investigate the different perspectives of the 1770 journey. Students will also consider the impacts of the journey on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and how we should collectively remember the voyage into the future.

The Endeavour Voyage digital program is available from August 2020 to April 2021.

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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