Museum in a Box - Cultural History

Boxes are currently available each school term for set loan periods of three weeks. Museum in a Box can be sent to and collected from any educational institution within New South Wales.

Museum in a box - Cultural History

James King © Australian Museum

The Cultural History box examines the history of Indigneous Australians in New South Wales. It will help students understand that Australia has a history that spans thousands of years and to recognise that the view of history depends on who is telling it. Students will use a range of tools, including archaeology, oral histories, written histories and art, to find out about the past and experience Australian history from Indigneous Australians perspectives.

Box Contents:

  • Replica archaeological peel of a midden
  • Message stick
  • Name plate
  • Large map of New South Wales
  • Significant Sites postcards
  • Significant Sites activity card
  • 5 Information panels
  • DVD's
  • Books
  • Posters



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