We are not open to visitors during stay-at-home orders and until school excursions are allowed again. Our staff are working remotely, checking emails daily but not checking phone messages. We have online resources for schools who have had excursions cancelled. And we have a YouTube channel with some fascinating videos of objects in our collection. […]
The museum has a new ‘old’ look with all of the building’s interiors and exteriors freshly painted. The NSW Department of Education, who owns the buildings, took the opportunity in the recent closure to repair and restore. We paint-scraped each interior to find the original colours and repainted those. We found the original decorative and […]
Our Stage 1 online learning resource, School days of long ago, is now available to schools who had booked in for Term 2 excursions. It contains videos, image galleries and activities. The resource is also available for schools outside of greater Sydney who are unable to visit the NSW Schoolhouse Museum due to distance. Please […]
The NSW Schoolhouse Museum Term 2 excursion program is suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This will remain in place until advised by the government. We have created digital resources full of videos, images and activities. We’re hoping to send the Stage 1 resource link to our Term 2 schools by the end of Week […]
We’re thrilled to feature in the October 2018 edition of SCAN magazine! The article, Engaging students in historical inquiry: Utilising objects and living history experiences, explores the role of objects and living history experiences in historical inquiry in the K-6 setting through a case study of the NSW Schoolhouse Museum of Public Education.