Learning

Bookings are now open for selected onsite learning programs in Term 1, 2022. 

We will also continue to offer our interactive, curriculum-linked virtual excursions, bringing our museums, stories and collection straight to your class. 

Contact bookings@slm.com.au to find out more, or to make a booking.

Primary programs

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.

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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.

See all secondary programs

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.

See all learning resources

Virtual excursions

These programs connect the students in your class with a museum educator, are interactive and focus on specific curriculum content, concepts and skills.

See all virtual excursions

Learning subsidy

Sydney Living Museums Learning is pleased to offer support to selected students to attend our learning programs.

Check learning subsidy eligibility

Access & inclusion

We have developed a social story for each of our excursion locations to support teachers visiting our museums with students.

Access our social stories

Live Events

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.

See upcoming live events

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.  

Find out more

Featured

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.

See the program and book now

Live events

Our live virtual events bring our museums programs right to your classroom. Connect live with a museum educator for interactive and curriculum-linked sessions.

See all live events

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.

Start survey

 

 

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

Learning eNews  

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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.  

Bookings open in 2021

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

Student holding convict bricks at Hyde Park Barracks

 

Learning programs return in Term 1Thursday 18 November 2021

We are thrilled to announce bookings are now open for selected onsite learning programs in Term 1, 2022.We look forward to welcoming students and teachers back to our museums and historic houses for our immersive...

Learning team filming at Rouse Hill Estate.

Learning

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.

History Extension Online Seminar

 

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.

Students in historic house setting.

Learning

Learning subsidyTuesday 1 June 2021

From 1 July 2021, we are pleased to offer support to selected students to attend our learning programs.

Dressup props for learning groups - three green boxes on the floor and clothes hanging up above.

Learning

Touching historyMonday 31 May 2021

To design the new learning precinct at the Hyde Park Barracks, we engaged with a key group of intended users – school students.