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Digging up the past


Suitability: Reception- Year 6


$5 per student

$7.50 per student (with a Port River cruise)

Availability: Monday - Friday

Program includes:

  • Visit to historic sites in and around the museum (self guided)
  • Age appropriate Maritime archaeology workshop with an education presenter
  • Explore the museum’s shipwreck exhibition
  • Climb the lighthouse

Australian Curriculum - Historical Skills:

Reception – Year 2:    

Distinguish between the past, present and future.

Identify and compare features of objects from the past and present.


Years 3 – 4:     

Locate relevant information from sources provided.

Identify different points of view.


Years 5 – 6:     

Use historical terms and concepts.

Compare information from a range of sources.