School programs and resources

Great Australian Journeys. Orienteering fun!

Suitable for all ages, our new program gets students out and about in our beautiful grounds where they will learn about three famous and historical Au...

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students in costume cutting ribbon of the first holden produced

From Steam Carriage to Supercar!

Explore the development of automotive engineering in Australia from the very first motorised vehicle made in Australia to the very last locally produc...

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We offer exciting education and OSHC programs which align with the Australian Curriculum. Students will develop skills in historical thinking and team...

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Tom Kruse: The Outback Mailman

Students explore the work of legendary outback mailman Tom Kruse who delivered mail to South Australian outback stations and towns in the early 20th C...

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Lego© Works Car Factory

The Lego© Works Car Factory program explores how early cars were made and how Henry Ford used the assembly line to make cars quickly and cheaply. Stu...

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Hawker Vans: the corner shop on wheels

In this program students develop historical thinking by exploring the important role of hawkers in early Australia. Available at the Museum or can com...

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Bush Mechanics Claymation

Using stop motion animation students make a short movie depicting Aboriginal bush mechanic themes. Available at the Museum or can come to you as a sch...

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Motorworks©

The Motorworks© Education program is based around the assembly line production of the Model T Ford. Students take on the role of a production worker ...

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Worksheets

We have a range of materials that will keep students of all ages engaged and interested in the Museum’s collection. Click the links below to downloa...

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