Learning

Sydney Living Museums is pleased to announce the return of onsite learning programs at a selection of our houses and museums in Term 4, 2020. Availability will be limited – to book your excursion, please contact our Bookings team at bookings@slm.com.au. We will also continue to offer our interactive, curriculum-linked virtual excursions that bring our museums straight to your classroom.

Virtual excursions

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

See all virtual excursions

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

Expressions of interest

Sydney Living Museums Learning Advisory Panels - Primary and Secondary 

Become part of our Learning Advisory Panels and provide advice on current and new learning programming and projects at SLM museums and heritage places.

Applications now open until 25 January 2021.

Find out more

History Extension Project:
Online Seminar

Enjoy a day of online talks and workshops, delivered by practising historians, archaeologists, and museum and library professionals.

Friday 6 November

Find out more

 

Winners announced:
A Thousand Words writing competition

Congratulations to the students who are winners in our A Thousand Words writing competition. 

Winners announced!

View the winners

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.

See all primary programs

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.

See all secondary programs

Learning eNews  

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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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Learning

Excursions return in Term 4Monday 26 October 2020

Sydney Living Museums is pleased to announce the return of onsite learning programs at a selection of our houses and museums in Term 4, 2020. Available programs include:

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News

Update on COVID-19Monday 16 March 2020

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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