Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm
Session Times

Session Times

As arranged
Session Duration

Session Duration

90 minutes
Facilitated Program

Facilitated Program

Fully facilitated (teacher must attend)
Group Size

Group Size

Max: 55
entry fees

Entry Fees

Free entry

Geoscience Australia


The Geoscience Australia Education Centre offers Australian Curriculum linked education programs designed to immerse students in hands-on Earth science activities.

Facilitated by experienced educators, general and custom-made programs are available to suit individual group needs, ensuring the best possible outcome for Students.

Program themes may include:

•General Earth science.

•Natural hazards.

•Rocks and minerals.

•Plate tectonics.

•Geography and maps.

•History of the Earth, including an outdoor geological ‘Time Walk’.


Geoscience Australia is the home of the National Mineral Collection along with a special sample on loan from NASA; Students can actually touch a piece of Moon rock during their visit!

Visit our website for further details about bookings, virtual experiences and teacher professional development opportunities, and to access our extensive range of classroom resources.

All bookings via Book Canberra Excursions

Online Resources

Dig into our Earth science and geography learning resources for primary and secondary levels include teaching guides, student activities and experiments, videos and virtual exhibits.              

Geoscience Australia Classroom Resources