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.
Sydney Living Museums offers a range of free online learning resources. Designed by teachers for primary and secondary school students to use in class or at home.
These programs connect the students in your class with a museum educator, are interactive and focus on specific curriculum content, concepts and skills.
Sydney Living Museums Learning is pleased to offer support to selected students to attend our learning programs.
Access & inclusion
We have developed a social story for each of our excursion locations to support teachers visiting our museums with students.
Our free Live Events are offered at different times throughout the year and bring thouands of students together to explore different historical periods, persepctives and places.
Teacher Professional Development
Teaching History in the primary classroom
Delivered by expert museum educators and curators, our courses provide practical strategies for teaching History that you can take back to your own classroom.
The Project: History Extension online seminar
We are pleased to bring you The Project, our annual full-day History Extension online seminar focused on the History Project, in collaboration with the State Library of NSW.
Our live virtual events bring our museums programs right to your classroom. Connect live with a museum educator for interactive and curriculum-linked sessions.
Survey: Accessible excursion development
Our learning team is developing a new program at the Hyde Park Barracks for primary and high school students with access requirements and we would love to hear your feedback.
The Learning Team
Sydney Living Museums
The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T 02 8239 2288
F 02 8239 2299
For all Learning bookings, please contact Bookings at +61 2 8239 2211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Teacher professional development
Sydney Living Museums offers professional development for primary teachers. Delivered by expert museum educators and curators, our courses offer practical strategies for teaching History that you can take back to your own classroom.
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.
Uncovering new perspectives from Rouse Hill EstateFriday 5 November 2021
The SLM Learning team have been busy working on a new project in collaboration with curator Dr Scott Hill.
The Project: History Extension Online Seminar 2021Thursday 14 October 2021
We are thrilled to announce bookings are now open for our online History Extension seminar, presented in partnership with the State Library of NSW.