The Victorian Curriculum additions reflect a renewed commitment to strengthening multiculturalism in Australia. Our education programs deal with issues of identity, community, migration, multiculturalism and world religions. Educate your students and teachers to become more open and understanding of people’s differences and commonalities, by booking a school excursion or a teacher PD at the Jewish Museum of Australia.
Other topics include traditional festivals, milestones of life, religious rituals, Jewish migration and its place in Australian history and can enrich students from different year levels learning across a number of areas.
The Jewish Museum of Australia develops and presents a range of innovative education programs for both primary and secondary school students, Jewish and non-Jewish, that strategically target the new Victorian curriculum as well as Jewish studies curricula from Prep to Year 12.
School Visits – Bookings
Bookings are essential for groups 10 or more. Use the School Visits Online Request Form below to request a visit to the Jewish Museum of Australia for your students.
Please note that this is a request only and dates and times are subject to availability. Your booking will be confirmed via email by a Museum staff member within two business days.
School Tours are available for booking between 10am and 3pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For bookings outside these times, please indicate the proposed date in the special requirements box. Visits can take between 90 and 120 minutes depending on the Program.
School Visits Online Request Form
Maximum of 50 students per visit.
*Please be advised of the Museum’s booking and confirmation policy:
Bookings must be confirmed at least 2 weeks before the visit. A fee of $2 per student will still be charged if the booking is confirmed and then the group do not actually come to the Museum.
Standard programs – $10 per student
Mock Passover Feast and Food Tasting programs – $12 per student
The Jewish context of the life and words of Jesus – $15 per student (includes student booklets)
Teachers are not charged for any of the programs
Free Entry for Teachers
Teachers and educators wishing to preview the Museum to plan an excursion receive free individual entry on production of their contact details on their school/institution letterhead or show their VIT card.
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The Jewish Museum of Australia is committed to trying to meet your requirements; we tailor our programs to suit your students’ needs. We make every effort that your visit will be successful, enjoyable, fun and informative.