With Museums of History NSW, your students will discover past lives, events and stories in the places where they actually unfolded

A group of students and Sydney Living Museums curriculum program deliverer Hannah at the Old Dairy as part of the Early to Rise program at Rouse Hill Estate

Onsite programs

We offer immersive, curriculum-linked excursions for Stages 1 to 6. Step into history to discover how people lived in the past and the important events and stories that unfolded in these special places

Sophie Reid, Producer – Learning Programs; Carlin de Montfort, curator; and Naomi Manning, Producer – Learning Programs, stand in front of a series of cameras as they present a virtual excursion. They are standing behind a table of historical objects in the Meet the Convicts room on the top floor of the Hyde Park Barracks.

Virtual excursions

Our interactive virtual excursions connect your class live with a museum educator and focus on specific curriculum content, concepts and skills

Close up of a ceramic bottle. This item was featured in one of our virtual excursions.

Online resources

Explore our range of free online learning resources designed by teachers for primary and secondary school students

The Project History Extension Seminar

The Project: History Extension Seminar Day

Access to recordings of History Extension Seminar 2023 sessions is now available for purchase

Accessible school excursion at Hyde Park Barracks, May 2022

Access & inclusion

Our vision is to enable all students, including those with access requirements, to fully experience our places and connect with all our stories

Students examine the archaeology from Hyde Park Barracks on the Home: Convicts, Migrants & First People Learning program

Teacher-guided visits

School groups are welcome to book a teacher-guided visit to our museums

Lorinda Taylor, SLM Graphic Designer, and Mia Newton, Design Intern for How to Move a Zoo, colour in animal ears and noses in the 'Build your own animal' craft activity hub.


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

Cudgegong Valley Public School students participating in education programs Expanding the Colony and A Colonial Eye, Rouse Hill House and Farm

Learning subsidy

Museums of History NSW is pleased to offer support to selected students to attend our learning programs

Contact us

The Learning Team
The Mint
10 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: + 61 2 8239 2288
Email: learning.team@mhnsw.au

For all Learning bookings, please contact Bookings:

Phone: + 61 2 8239 2211
Email: bookings@mhnsw.au

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