Learning

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Sydney Living Museums has suspended all onsite learning programs until further notice. However, we are re-introducing some onsite public programs at our houses and museums. Visit our Events & Exhibitions page for more details. You can also still discover our places, stories and collections online and across our social channels. Stay connected to be inspired and entertained. 

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Virtual excursions

Bring the richness of our onsite museum programs right into your classroom with a curriculum-linked virtual excursion.

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Learning resources

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.

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Featured

Free virtual excursion:
Back in time at Vaucluse House

Take your Stage 1 class on a journey back in time to learn about the Wentworth family who lived at Vaucluse House and their many servants, and discover how household technologies have changed over time. 

Thursday 19 November

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Free virtual excursion:
Wanted! Bushrangers

Stage 3 classes can come face-to-face with bushrangers during this live event, streamed from the Justice & Police Museum.

Thursday 26 November

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New online teacher PD:
Object-based learning

Explore simple, yet effective ways to integrate object-based learning strategies into the classroom during this live, virtual course.

Now booked out

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Contact us

The Learning Team

Sydney Living Museums
The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000

T 02 8239 2288
F 02 8239 2299
learningteam@slm.com.au

Bookings

For all Learning bookings, please contact Bookings at +61 2 8239 2211 or email bookings@slm.com.au

Primary programs

Students step into history during a curriculum-linked 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. Temporarily suspended.

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Secondary programs

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. Temporarily suspended.

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Teacher professional development

Explore engaging ways to teach history in the primary classroom with our NESA-accredited courses.

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Internships

We offer project-based internships that give students direct experience of working in a museum.

Find out more about internships.

Tertiary & adult education

We tailor visits for tertiary and adult education groups, including English language groups, specifically to the needs of each group.

Contact our Bookings team.

Learning news

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News

Update on COVID-19Monday 16 March 2020

Exterior front of Hyde Park Barracks

Learning

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

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Learning

Not your average classroomTuesday 24 September 2019

From playing Victorian children’s games to making ‘convict’ bricks, the Experience & Learning Team deliver inspiring and fun educational experiences at eight of our 12 historic places.

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Learning

Raising the prominence of Aboriginal perspectivesThursday 12 September 2019

With federal funding assistance, the Learning Team have seen a number of successes in in their efforts to raise the prominence of Aboriginal perspectives related to the site of first Government House.