Schools & groups

1. Choose your experience

The first step in planning a school or group visit to the museum is to find out what's on.  

2. Make a booking

We welcome bookings from school groups and special admission rates apply for both school and group bookings. It is essential that you book ALL school and group visits. This is to ensure that our staff are available to meet and assist your group, and that you have access to exhibitions and experiences.

Please book as early as possible.

Make your booking:

  • School Inquiry Form - All levels of schooling from kindergarten to Year 12 are encouraged to visit the museum. All led programs and activities are developmentally appropriate, structured and conducted by our qualified Learning Officer and are complimentary to the current Australian Curriculum.
  • Group Booking Form - Tour, social and professional groups are invited to book for a  guided tours of the museum led by our volunteers.  We can also arrange light refreshments for a small cost.

3. Prepare for your visit

  • Read Planning Your School Visit to ensure you have a smooth and enjoyable experience.
  • Browse our Learning Resources for before, during and after your Museum visit.
  • Read Making the Most of Your Visit to encourage inquiry and focus student learning.
  • Use our Loans service to view available kits, specimens and artefacts.