Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Weekdays 8:30am-5pm Weekends 10am-4pm Closed public holidays
Session Times

Session Times

On the hour and half hour
Session Duration

Session Duration

60 minutes
Facilitated Program

Facilitated Program

Fully facilitated (teacher must attend)
Group Size

Group Size

Minimum: 10 Maximum: 50
entry fees

Entry Fees

Free entry
Teacher to Student Ratio

Teacher to Student Ratio

Supervision ratio 1:10

Royal Australian Mint


Visit the Royal Australian Mint to:

  • Learn how coins are made and make your own $1 coin (cost of $3)
  • See robots at work
  • Discover the fascinating changes coins have undergone in Australia

Curriculum Links

The Mint provides links to the Science and Technology, Art, History and Financial Literacy components of the Australian curriculum. A visit can answer questions like:

History: What coins did the First Fleet bring? How did the discovery of gold change everything? What changes did Federation bring?

Art/Design: How are coins designed? Who decides what goes on a coin?

Technology: How is technology used at the Mint? What do the robots do?

Online Education Resources

Factsheets, games and other resources are available on the Mint’s website. Group bookings can be made online at or phone 02 6202 6812.

Online Resources

Explore fun facts with Australian Curriculum related activities, games, virtual tours and other online resources through our website and socials.           

Royal Australian Mint Learning Resources

Royal Australian Mint Virtual Tours