Museum of the Great Southern Education Resources

Children enjoying school holiday programs at Albany

School holiday activities at Albany
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In this section you will find all the resources you need to organise your excursion to the Museum of the Great Southern.

School Program Options

View our full list of programs on the school program page.

Option One: Self-guided Experience

Visit our galleries or visit the Discover Centre ($1 per student*) or Brig Amity ($1 per student*).

Bookings are essential and can be made by calling (08) 9841 4844..

*Teachers and accompanying parents free.


Option Two: Bring the Museum into your Classroom

Outreach Programs

Some of our facilitated programs are available to schools as part of our Outreach services. These programs are marked with an (*).

Loan Collection

The Museum of the Great Southern has a fascinating collection of items available for loan.


Option Three: Facilitated Programs

These programs are led by our Education Officers and Menang Noongar presenters.

Programs cost between $2 - $6 per student (GST inclusive).

K -3 Programs run for approximately 1 hour. Years 4 - 7 programs run for approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.

Bookings are essential and can be made by calling (08) 9841 4844.

If a facilitated program is cancelled within 14 days of the scheduled visit, you will still be required to pay the full price of the excursion.

Make a Booking

Phone: 08) 9841 4844


Excursion Management

Excursion Management Plan and Certificate of Currency

Museum of the Great Southern 2017/18 - PDF [408KB]

Adult supervision

The following supervision ratios are required for all education groups visiting any WA Museum sites.

  • Years K–6, 1 adult per 6 students
  • Years 7–12, 1 adult per 10 students
  • Tertiary, minimum 1 supervisor per group

There is a mandatory minimum of 2 supervisors per education supervisory team.

The responsibility of children remains with the education staff from the visiting school or educational organisation.

Please ensure that your adult supervisor is aware of their role in regards to the behaviour and safety of your students.

Transport

Transport remains the responsibility of the visiting school.

There is a large bus parking zone to the left of the main Museum car-park as well as in the Old Gaol grounds.

Limited private car parking space is available within the Museum grounds.