Museum in a Box is available for set three week loan periods and can be sent to any educational institution across Australia.


Museum in a box - Bush Tucker
Bush food Museum in a box Image: James King
© Australian Museum

It examines the ways in which First Nations people obtain, process and use their food resources. It will also help students to understand:

  • that First Nations people use many methods of finding, collecting and processing food;
  • that First Nations people obtain a variety of products from a single resource;
  • the creative way First Nations people respond to diverse conditions and environments.

Box Contents:

  • 18 bush food specimens
  • Bush smells
  • Bush Tucker environment posters
  • Bush Tucker activity card
  • Bush Calendar posters
  • Information panels
  • Books

A charge applies to loan the Museum in a Box program for 3 weeks. This charge covers booking, handling, maintenance and freight of the box to and from any school or education institution. Please ensure you read the risk assessment before you book. A tax invoice will be sent after you book.

$110 (incl. GST) per box for NSW regional schools, PSFP schools and NSW age care facilities.

$154 (incl GST) per box for Greater Sydney postcodes; 2250 - 2260, 2500 - 2526, 2555 - 2573 & 2745 - 2770

$182 (incl. GST) per box for Sydney Metropolitan schools and interstate organisations.

The Australian Museum applies the designation of Sydney Metropolitan to schools with postcodes up to and including 2234.


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