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Teacher resources

What
Teacher Resource
When
Terms 1-4
Year level
Years 2-12
Cost
Free
Booking information
Bookings N/A

Visiting the Immigration Museum offers students the opportunity to see the connection between the collection objects, the stories these objects can evoke and the ways in which exhibitions are developed with the creative interpretation of objects, text and audio visuals.

Staff-led programs

This guide for teachers offers a range of activities you may want to introduce to your class before and after your visit to the museum.


Pre and post-visit activities: Our Stories program

suitable for: years 3–4

Optional activities to prepare and enhance the experience of students booked into the Our Stories program at the Immigration Museum.

Pre and post-visit activities: Many Stories program

suitable for: years 5–8

Optional activities to prepare and enhance the experience of students who are booked into the Many Stories program at the Immigration Museum.

Pre and post-visit activities: Waves of Migration

suitable for: years 9–12

Optional activities to prepare and enhance the experience of students who are booked into the Waves of Migration program at the Immigration Museum.

Pre and post-visit activities: Seeking Refuge

suitable for: years 9–12

Optional activities to prepare and enhance the experience of students who are booked into the Seeking Refuge at the Immigration Museum.

Self-guided programs

The following self-directed discovery trails are designed to give students an introduction to the permanent exhibitions on the first floor of the Immigration Museum.
These galleries offer students the opportunity to explore the global movement of people and stories of those who make Victoria their home.

Online resources and tools

Links to various resources across Immigration Museum, including Migration and Cultural Diversity Collection, Identity: yours, mine, ours exhibition, and Making History research tool.

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