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Onsite school programs

The National Museum of Australia’s school programs are designed for students from preschool to Year 12.

We are offering two onsite school programs in Term 4 2020. We are also taking bookings for programs in 2021 and 2022.

Museum educator-led programs available in 2020

Endeavour Voyage

3–10, 1 hour, $5
Students focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experiences and the experiences of those travelling on the HMB Endeavour.

Deadly Defining Moments

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

Other Museum educator-led programs

Museum After Hours

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

Then and Now

P–4, 90 mins, $7
Students handle objects and explore the galleries to investigate how life has changed in Australia over the last 100 years.

Talking Points

3–12, 60 mins, $5
Students are introduced to some of the highlights of the Museum’s galleries in a one-hour guided tour.

Meet the People

5–12, 60 mins, $5
Students are introduced to the life of a fascinating Australian through key objects, then explore the Museum’s galleries to find more inspiring people in Australian history.
PACER program

Making a Nation

5–12, 90 mins, $7
Students investigate the theme of nationhood by handling objects and exploring the Museum’s galleries.
PACER program

A Living Culture

P–10, 90 mins, $7
Students handle and explore a range of objects to help them understand the ways in which Indigenous cultures have evolved and adapted in the last 200 years.
PACER program

Indigenous Rights and Freedoms

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

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