Students step into history during an excursion to our historic houses and museums to discover how people lived in the past and the important events and stories that unfolded in these special places. Our excursions are immersive, curriculum-linked and unforgettable.
Our secondary school excursions cover a diverse range of topics and issues, from colonisation and the history of contact with Aboriginal people to archaeology, food technology and crime and punishment.
Teacher preview event: Hyde Park Barracks
Our teacher preview event at the Hyde Park Barracks on Thursday 5 March has now booked out.
New excursion at Museum of Sydney
Stage 3 classes will explore the themes of resilience, resistance and survival in 1800s NSW as they apply to both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in this exciting new program.
Free virtual excursion: Convict Love Tokens
Students will be transported to the recently renewed Hyde Park Barracks to learn about and make a convict love token in this live virtual excursion on 24 March.
Teacher professional development
Explore engaging ways to teach history in the primary classroom with our full-day, NESA-accredited courses.
Use our syllabus-linked resources to complement a museum visit or to support your classroom activities.
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Bring the richness of our onsite museum programs right into your classroom with a curriculum-linked virtual excursion.
We offer project-based internships that give students direct experience of working in a museum.
Tertiary & adult education
We tailor visits for tertiary and adult education groups, including English language groups, specifically to the needs of each group.
Teachers and students to experience new Hyde Park BarracksFriday 7 February 2020
Students and teachers can discover the history of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks like never before after undergoing its major renewal.Teachers are invited to register for an
Thousands of students learn to warurabanga (make string)Wednesday 14 August 2019
On Thursday 8 August, almost 3,000 teachers and students across NSW took part in a live virtual excursion, direct from Museum of Sydney, the site of first Government House - a unique place from which to explore Australian history from multiple perspectives.