• Anne Frank: A Girl Writes History

Anne Frank: A Girl Writes History

Key information
Cost $15/student
Duration 3 hours Supervision ratios The supervision ratio is 1:15 for primary groups and 1:20 for secondary groups. Teachers and parents attend free of charge at these ratios. Curriculum links Years 5-6 (Stage 3) HSIE, Civics & Citizenship, History, English.
About the program:

At thirteen years of age, Anne Frank and her family were forced to go into hiding to escape the Nazis. For over two years, Anne kept a detailed record of her thoughts, feelings, and experiences. One of the top ten most read books in the world and translated into over seventy languages, Anne’s diary has been read by millions and offers a fascinating insight into this tragic era of history.

In 1944 Anne Frank was arrested and later died in Bergen-Belsen. She was fifteen years old.

Come and discover why her words and reflections remain poignant for the world today. Book your class/school into an education program that includes personal testimony from a child survivor of the Holocaust and interactive age-appropriate tour of the Sydney Jewish Museum’s permanent Holocaust exhibition.

The program includes an interactive seminar with a Museum educator, first-hand testimony from a Holocaust survivor and a guided tour of the Museum.

Image credit: Photo collection of the Anne Frank Stichting Amsterdam

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Plan your visit

Risk assessment

Please click here for our risk assessment.

On the day

  • We recommend arriving 15 minutes before your program begins and assembling students across the road from the museum in Green Park.
  • Please send a member of staff to the main Museum entrance to let us know you have arrived and our education team will come to greet you.
  • Students will enter via the main Museum entrance on Darlinghurst Road where security will greet you and show you where to go.
  • Note that the Museum has a substantial security presence. Your group may be asked to consent to a bag search.


  • There is an option of pre-ordering our school café lunch which can be eaten in Green Park before or after the excursion. Please click here to see the menu.

What to bring

  • Due to limited locker space, we request that students do not bring backpacks.
  • If the students plan to eat their lunch in the park after their visit, please ask them to bring very small bags so that we can put several bags in each locker.


  • Please let us know before your visit if any of your students have special needs or learning difficulties so we can plan to accommodate their needs during the visit.

Content advice

  • Note that the content covered at the Museum may be distressing to some students.
  • We recommend bringing your school councillor and/or members of your pastoral care team to the visit.

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