Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Daily 10am – 4pm.
Session Times

Session Times

Monday – Friday from 9am
Session Duration

Session Duration

60 minutes.
Group Size

Group Size

Min 5, Max 105
Facilitated Program

Facilitated Program

Fully facilitated (teacher must attend)
entry fees

Entry Fees

$7 per student.
Teacher to Student Ratio

Teacher to Student Ratio

Supervision ratio 1:30
Teacher to Student Ratio

Teacher to Student Ratio

Free of charge ratio 1: 10

National Film and Sound Archive


Spark imaginations at the NFSA, home of the national audiovisual collection.

Discover iconic Australian film and television moments and build vital media literacy skills.


Media and Me

•How does media influence us?

•How can we decode the layers of meaning in media?

•How can we use our media powers for good?

Media and Me explores all these questions and more, equipping students with critical thinking skills to navigate an increasingly digital world.

This facilitated media literacy program examines storytelling through animation, advertising, social media, film and music, taking Students on a journey through our collection of over 4 million items.

Media and Me is PACER accredited, and available for Primary and Secondary Students.

WHERE: Onsite (Theatrette & Mediatheque).

WHAT:60-minute duration |Fully facilitated| Teachers must attend.

COST:$7 (5–99 Students).


A Night at the Movies

Treat your students to a magical night at the movies, with a range of iconic Australian films on offer.

Exclusively for school groups, A Night at the Movies includes behind-the-scenes content, outlining the history of cinema projection in Australia and how we play films in cinemas today.

Audiences will also enjoy a selection of vintage advertisements from our collection before the feature film plays.

WHERE: Onsite (Theatrette).

WHAT: Approximately 2 hours |Not facilitated| Teachers must supervise.

COST:$12 (50–105 Students)|Tickets include a sweet treat.

Contact to discuss options for groups under or over capacity.



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