Cost: FREE. As the Air Force Museum is a registered charitable trust, koha (donations) are gladly accepted.
Programme duration: 45-60 minutes
To book, contact:
Chris Davey, BA, Dip Tchg
Phone: (03) 343 9517
Discover the story behind ANZAC Day in a unique and relevant environment
Suitable for Y4-8 students, but can be adapted for younger students if required.
Programme content is tailored to the requirements of your group and can include the significance of the Museum’s Roll of Honour, a classroom session on the events at Gallipoli, making poppies, discussing and handling real medals, and even a visit to our Pacific Simulator room to experience the conditions that our ANZAC airmen and ground crew faced in the Pacific during World War Two.
- Social Sciences: Identity, Culture, and Organisation, Place and Environment, Continuity and Change
- English: Listening, Reading, and Viewing
- Key Competencies: All
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