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The National Museum of Australia’s dynamic and curriculum-linked school programs and experiences provide awesome experiences for groups large and small. Read about the Museum's COVID-19 safety measures

Take a Museum educator-led program

Endeavour Voyage

3–10, 1 hour, $5
Learn about the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those travelling on the HMB Endeavour.
PACER program

Deadly Defining Moments

5–12, 60 mins, $5
Key moments in history from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives.  
PACER program

Then and Now

P–4, 90 mins, $7
Object handling and gallery exploration to investigate how life has changed in Australia over the last 100 years.

Meet the People

5–12, 60 mins, $5
The life of a fascinating Australian through key objects and gallery exploration. 
PACER program

Making a Nation

5–10, 90 mins, $7
Investigate the theme of nationhood by handling objects and exploring the Museum’s galleries.
PACER program

A Living Culture

P–10, 90 mins, $7
Handle and explore objects to help understand the ways Indigenous cultures have evolved and adapted in the last 200 years.
PACER program

Indigenous Rights and Freedoms

9–12, 120 mins, $7
Key people involved in the struggles for rights and freedoms for Indigenous Australians and how these struggles were shaped by global trends.
PACER program

Book a special Museum experience

Museum After Hours

5–6, 2 hours, $15
Explore the Museum galleries after dark through a range of immersive activities.

Unpack the Museum

3–6, 120 mins, $1
Get involved in activities, games and handle objects, in a fun-filled, collaborative learning journey.

Early Bird Tour

5–12, 60 mins, $5
Hear the stories behind highlights of the collection and learn about the symbolism and meaning of the Museum building.

History Talks

5–12, 60 mins, free until June 2021
Learn about the highlights of the Museum collection.

School visits

Plan your school visit, see safety information and learn more about bookings.


Teacher-guided visits and Kspace school bookings are no longer available.

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