Information for Teachers, Educators and Schools
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The Australian National Maritime Museum proudly presents an inspiring evening with eminent historian and expert on the cities of Vesuvius, Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, who will discuss perspectives on interpreting archaeological evidence and the importance of conservation at Pompeii and Herculaneum. Our guest is Professor of Roman Studies and Head of Research (Classics) at the University of Cambridge, Director of the Herculaneum Conservation Project, historian, Classical archaeologist and author.
Afterwards join us for light refreshments at an informal meet and greet and visit our exciting new exhibition Escape from Pompeii – the untold Roman rescue.
The Australian National Maritime Museum is bursting with educational opportunities for school students and offers truly unique excursions and virtual excursions for students and teachers alike.
Our qualified and experienced teacher guides run over 30 educational programs across a number of curriculum areas. Sessions are imaginative and hands-on and suitable for students from Kindergarten to Year 12.
1. Choose a program from below
2. Make a booking / Contact us
3. Plan your visit / Essential safety and supervision information. Take our Orientation Tour for Teachers and prepare for your visit
Click on the links in the tables below to learn more about each program.
Please note: Teachers and supervising adults visit FREE of charge within the ratios specified in 'Plan Your Visit' below. Additional adults will be charged the student rate. All bookings include FREE entry to museum exhibitions and HMAS Vampire, time permitting.
Escape from Pompeii Rescue: The Untold Roman Rescue
Primary and Secondary Programs
More info about the programs
Australian Curriculum v8.1
Price per student
Geography Years 11-12
HAAS (G) = Humanities & Social Sciences – Geography
HAAS (H) = Humanities & Social Sciences – History
CCP = Cross-curriculum priorities
A&TSIHC = Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander History & Culture
SUS = Sustainability
ASIA = Australia’s connections with Asia
Bookings and enquiries:
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Extended to 6:00 pm in January
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Australia National Maritime Museum
Every day 9.30 am - 5 pm
Extend to 6.00 pm in January
Closed Xmas Day 25 Dec.
2 Murrey Street
sydney NSW 2000, AU
+61 2 9298 3777