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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 and planning a school visit.

Take a Museum educator-led program

Ancient Greeks school program

7, 11–12, 60 mins, free
Explore everyday life and the legacy of the Ancient Greeks.

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, 60 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, $5
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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