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

For schools and tour operators

The Museum is offering two onsite school programs in Term 4 2020. Digital excursions are available and we are offering outreach programs for local schools. We are also taking bookings for 2021 and 2022.

Available onsite term 4 2020

Endeavour Voyage

Challenge understandings of James Cook’s 1770 Endeavour voyage in this 60-minute PACER-approved program from 12 October to 18 December 2020.

Years 3–10

Deadly Defining Moments

Key moments in our history as seen by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. New 60-minute PACER program available 12 October to 18 December 2020.

Years 5–12

School visits

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


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

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.

Stay tuned

Keep an eye on our website for updates on COVID-19 safety measures and further changes to student visits.

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