$18/student, teachers free
270 students per day
Stage 5 History, Core Study - Depth Study 3: Australians at War: World Wars I and II (1914-1918, 1939-1945); Depth Study 6 – School-developed topic.
Stage 6 HSC Modern History, Core Study – Power and Authority in the Modern World (1919-1946)
The program includes
1 hour Holocaust survivor talk
1 hour guided, or semi-guided tour
1 hour workshop with a Museum Educator
About the program:
The old image, that Jews went “like lambs to the slaughter” falls into the realm of historical legend. Jews resisted the Nazi genocide, in groups and as individuals, in public and in hiding. Their strategies of defense and survival took many forms, with those who fought back against the Nazis doing so through armed resistance, or by finding ways of holding onto their beliefs and ways of life.
Resisting the Holocaust highlights the courageous acts of resistance by Jews during this difficult time.
Image credit: A Dutch policeman looks out of a bunker, Eibergen region, The Netherlands, March/April 1943. Courtesy USHMM courtesy of Bep Myer Zion.
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Plan your visit
On the day
- Please arrive 15 minutes before your program start time and assemble 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.
- Note that the museum has a substantial security presence. Your group may be asked to consent to a bag search.
What to bring
- Due to limited locker space, we request that students do not bring large backpacks.
- If the students plan to eat before or after their visit, please ask them to bring very small bags so that we can put several bags in each locker.
- We strive to make our programs accessible and inclusive to students of all needs and abilities. Please advise us if you have any additional needs for your visit.
- 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.
- An invoice will be sent after your visit, unless organised otherwise.
Confirmation of numbers
- All bookings must confirm any changes to student numbers at least 7 days prior to the visit in writing. Schools will be charged for the number of students we have on record 7 days prior to the visit.
Cancellations and booking changes
- Changes and cancellations including dates, times and student numbers must be made in writing.
- Each booking is permitted two changes at no cost. Each additional change over and above these two changes will incur a $30 administration fee.
- Cancellations made within 7 working days of the scheduled booking will be charged in full.
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Pre and post visit lesson plans
Our Educators have created activities and resources for teachers to use to engage students before and after their visit to the Museum.
Click here to download the pre and post visit lesson plans.
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