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  • Closed
  • Free general admission

Unpack Australian colonial history

Year levels


Group size

60 students, divided into groups of 15


2 hours of teacher-guided exploration suggested


$1 per student


Daily, 9am, 11am, 2pm

The Wild Colonial Bag onsite program is tailored for teachers leading self-guided student groups and includes objects and activities for exploring the Museum.

The activities support the Australian Curriculum, suit different learning styles and let you explore migrant experiences, the impacts of colonialism, the age of paddle-steamers and much more.

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