School Excursion Program
This program looks at how science works in maritime environments and how scientific principles operate in a museum context.
NSW science Stage 4
The Nature and Practice of Science 4.2
The Applications and Uses of Science 4.3
Performing First-Hand Investigations 4 14
The workshop focuses on four areas of science related to the sea - buoyancy, corrosion, communication and navigation. These are investigated through a series of observations, activities and experiments. Other options may be available dependent on temporary exhibitions.
The guided tour of the museum takes students through various galleries where they are able to identify the many and varied branches of science which are represented by the objects displayed.
During the school supervised tour of the vessels students are encouraged to look for evidence of the observations made in the work shop. These include:
NOTE: access to the submarine HMAS Onslow is included in the price of this program.
Phone: (02) 9298 3655
Before embarking on your excursion, please visit our School Excursions page and read all the information under "Plan your visit / Essential Safety and Supervision Information".
Extended to 6:00 pm in January
Last boarding time for Submarine and Tall Ships – 4.10pm
Closed Christmas Day 25 December.
+61 2 9298 3777
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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