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The National Museum of Australia’s dynamic and curriculum-linked school programs provide awesome experiences for groups large and small.

Information for schools and tour operators

We are excited to welcome students back to the Museum from 20 July 2020. Some of our school programs are changing as we follow Australian Department of Health and ACT Government guidelines to protect our community from COVID-19.

School visits

Plan your school visit, see safety information and learn about new and pre-existing bookings.

Available onsite school programs

Endeavour Voyage

Our newest 60-minute PACER-approved program is open from 20 July 2020.

Years 3–10

Deadly Defining Moments

Our new 60-minute PACER program is open from 2 October 2020.

Years 5–12

Digital excursions

For the many schools who are unable to visit this year, we have free curriculum-aligned digital excursions for years 5 to 10.


Teacher-guided visits and programs which focus on object handling are not available in Term 3 2020. Kspace is also closed.

Stay tuned

Please keep an eye on our website for updates on COVID-19 related measures and further changes to student visits, including for Term 4 2020. We are still taking new bookings for programs.

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