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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 - cultural history
Indigenous Museum in a box Image: 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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