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    Australian Museum

    Excursion / Last updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    General admission at the Australian Museum (AM) is now FREE for under-16s and high school students thanks to a NSW Government initiative. Australia's first museum is home to the largest collection of natural and cultural specimens in the southern hemisphere. It is a perfect place for students to engage with learning programs that use the latest technology and the Australian Museum's own collections.

    Engaging curriculum-linked experiences faciliated by education specialists.

    Enhance your visit to the museum by booking an educator-led session or gallery experience for your primary, secondary or tertiary students. Students will engage in small group activities, and conduct hands-on investigations and workshops using museum specimens and displays.

    Primary school programs include:

    History, Visual Arts, Aboriginal Studies (Years K-6)

    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
    • Aboriginal bush foods and medicine
    • Aboriginal fibres and weaving workshop
    • Aboriginal art workshop

    Science and more (Years K-6)

    • Habitats and Adaptations
    • Dinosaurs
    • Climate change and Australian animals
    • Invertebrate animals
    • Spiders
    • Australian animals
    • Rocks and mienrals
    • Australian megafauna

    Gallery experiences (Years K-6)

    • First Australians galleries tour
    • Australia's First Scientists

    Secondary school programs include:

    Years 7-10

    • Fascinating Fossils
    • Australia's Ancient Past
    • Climate Change and Australian animals
    • Aboriginal art workshop
    • Aboriginal fibres and weaving workshop
    • Aboriginal bush foods and medicine

    Stage 6 Biology

    • The Human Story
    • Learning from Fossils
    • Evolution of Australian Biota Study Days

    Stage 6 Earth and Environmental Science

    • E&ES Fossils

    General entry to the Australian Museum is free for primary and secondary school students. Tertiary and concession groups incur a cost.

    Opening Hours: 9.30am-5pm

    Bookings are essential.

    • Self guided visits
    • Special exhibitions
      May incur additional charges, please check when booking
    • Educator-led programs
      $10.00 per student (some programs incur additional charges)


    1 William St
    New South Wales


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