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Snapshot

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Open daily 9am-5pm
Session Times

Session Times

Education Programs 9am-4pm
Session Duration

Session Duration

60-120 minute programs
Facilitated Program

Facilitated Program

Fully facilitated (teacher must attend)
Group Size

Group Size

Varies depending on the program (min 10)
entry fees

Entry Fees

Free admission. Programs cost $5.00-$15.00
Teacher to Student Ratio

Teacher to Student Ratio

FOC ratio 1:10
Evening Program

Evening Program

Mon - Wed 5 - 9pm

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National Museum of Australia

Visit the National Museum of Australia and get hands-on with the history and cultures of Australia.

Onsite Programs

Become immersed in the stories of Australia with our PACER school programs. Build inquiry skills by handling objects and exploring the Museum galleries.

Highlights in 2021

Endeavour Voyage: The Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians (Years 3–10, 60 mins; PACER) Available until 26 April 2021.

NEW

Deadly Defining Moments (Years 5–12, 60 mins: PACER)

Museum After Hours (Years 5–12, 120 mins)

Digital Excursions

Endeavour Voyage: The Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians (Years 3–10, 60 mins) Available until 26 April 2021

The Australian Nation (Years 3–10, 60 mins)

Fight for Indigenous Rights (Years 9–12, 60 mins)

Onsite and digital programs must be booked at least two weeks in advance at bookcanberraexcursions.com.au For more information, visit nma.gov.au/learn

Online resources

NEW

Inspire active learning in the digital age

With an interactive Australian history timeline, games, videos, a Museum gallery virtual tour and curriculum aligned learning modules, Australia’s Defining Moments Digital Classroom engages students through a uniquely immersive, active-learning portal. digital-classroom.nma.gov.au

 

Explore Digital Outreach and Australian Curriculum linked classroom resources which bring the stories behind Museum objects to life – for students and teachers.

NMA digital excursions

NMA video resources

Online Endeavour Voyage Exhibition and Classroom resources