Term 3 school programs

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Virtual programs and online resources

Learning Lab Live

Learning Lab Live brings NEW online versions of our most popular programs from Melbourne Museum and Immigration Museum into your classroom.

A museum educator will deliver a live, 30–45 minute interactive session, exclusively to your students.  Each curriculum aligned session includes a printable booklet with activities for students to begin during the session and supports students to continue their subject area exploration in the classroom.

From Vietnam to Victoria

Years 5–6 | Wed | 10.00AM, 11.45AM, 2.00PM

Mai Ho arrived in Victoria in the 1970s after escaping from Vietnam. In this session students will be introduced to her story.

Painting of a sailing ship

Documenting the voyage

Years 3–4 | Wed | 10.00am, 11.45am, 2.00pm

An interactive story telling session introducing students to primary sources and the perspectives of people from the 19th century.

A toy box tale

Years F–2 | Tue & Thu | 10.00am, 11.45am, 2.00pm

This interactive semi animated live program is based on My Grandmother's Toy Box onsite program and Little Histories online resource.

Available Term 3

From Vietnam to Victoria & Documenting the voyage | Wednesday
A toy box tale | Tuesday  & Thursday
10.00am–10.45am, 11.45am–12.30pm and 2.00pm–2.45pm 


$45 per program + $35 booking fee (up to 30 students)


Call our education bookings officer on (03) 8341 7767 or (03) 9927 2754 to lock in your virtual excursion. The bookings office is open 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

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Two school boys reading an exhibition panel

Museum objects to use in your classroom

Learning kits

Learning kits are cases filled with objects and a variety of learning materials that teachers can hire to engage their students with literacy, culture and social history subjects. All kits are linked to the Victorian Curriculum.

The kits are mailed out to schools for a hire period of 13 weeks and can be returned to the Melbourne Museum via Australia Post unless other arrangements are made.

Briefcase containing What's your story? learning kit objects

What's your story?

A suitcase containing museum objects designed so that students can explore how objects and artefacts can tell the stories of migration to Australia.

Black box with objects making up the First Peoples exhibition outreach kit arranged around it

First Peoples

Borrow this kit for a hands-on experience with artefacts and objects that tell stories of the diverse cultures of Australia's First Peoples.

A black case with a variety of toys layout beside it

Toys Over Time

This learning kit provides a hands-on experience for students to explore the history of common toys & games.

Various objects and props relating to Spanish culture used in outreach programs

La maleta viajera

The program has been designed to introduce students and teachers of Spanish to the rich collections of Museums Victoria.

Online learning activities and resources

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