Current Events

  1. After the war curator-led tour

    22 January 2019

    Free curator-led tour
    Special Exhibition Gallery, 12.30 pm

    Join this curator-led tour of the After the war exhibition, exploring the personal stories of ordinary Australians whose lives have been altered by war.

  2. Family tour

    23 January 2019

    Free family activity
    Second World War Galleries entrance, 10.15am

    Join the Education team for a 30-minute tour designed for children and their families, and discover some of the fascinating stories behind the objects on display.

  3. Hands-on history

    23 January 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

    What do servicemen and servicewomen wear? What do they eat? What jobs do they do? Our engaging hands-on history program answers these questions and more.

  4. Family tour

    24 January 2019

    Free family activity
    Second World War Galleries entrance, 10.15am

    Join the Education team for a 30-minute tour designed for children and their families, and discover some of the fascinating stories behind the objects on display.

  5. Hands-on history

    24 January 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

    What do servicemen and servicewomen wear? What do they eat? What jobs do they do? Our engaging hands-on history program answers these questions and more.

  6. Make and create

    24 January 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Education Space, Lower galleries, 11.30am - 1pm

    Children and their families are invited to join the Education team for a free craft session.

  7. Women in war

    24 January 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  8. The Japanese midget submarine and the Australian war effort

    24 January 2019

    Free public talk
    Research Centre Reading Room, 12.30pm

    On the night of 31 June 1942 Sydney Harbour was attacked by three Japanese midget submarines. This presentation discusses the importance of the attack on Sydney Harbour and the media frenzy that followed.

     

  9. Story time

    25 January 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

    Hear stories of brave animals, extraordinary people, and faraway places brought to life through puppets, uniforms, and educational toys.