Unlocking Heritage Travel Subsidy

After assisting almost 30,000 students, all the available funding has been allocated so we are not accepting any further applications for excursions in terms 1 and 2 this year.

We are still working towards accessing more funding for terms 3 and 4, 2018 so we would still like to encourage eligible schools to register their expression of interest to be placed on a waiting list.

There are no guarantees that funding will become available so please do not book your excursion based on receiving the travel subsidy.

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Kids enjoying a visit to a old-fashioned shop.


Discovering their own historyThursday 19 October 2017

In May this year Appin Public School, with the financial assistance of the Unlocking Heritage Travel Subsidy, had the opportunity to bring their students to Sydney to visit

Interior of school house with students seated at desks and presenter at front.


Unexpected local history connection at Rouse HillFriday 28 October 2016

Recently, students from Cudgegong Valley Public School had the opportunity to visit Rouse Hill House & Farm as part of the Unlocking Heritage project, discovering some of their own local history in the process.

Children dressed in convict costume seated at long table with food and drink.


A night in the barracks for Taree Public SchoolWednesday 24 August 2016

As part of the 2016 NAIDOC Week program at Barangaroo Reserve, students from Taree Public School got to spend a memorable night in the Hyde Park Barracks.

Childen lying in canvas hammocks strung up using rope tied to wooden beams.


A convict journey with Unlocking HeritageThursday 25 February 2016

A group of primary school students from Hill End Public School, who recently visited Hyde Park Barracks Museum with the assistance of the Unlocking Heritage Travel Subsidy, were not the only people whose travels included both the convict barracks and the historic gold mining town of Hill End, NSW.

School girl playing with an old-fashioned stick and hoop game


School Excursions in 2016Friday 27 November 2015

The 2016 Sydney Living Museums School Excursions brochures have been sent to every school in NSW and ACT.  We also offer a range of travel and program subsidies to increase access for schools, including:...