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Spark imagination, creativity, and lifelong connections with history and art at the Cairns Museum. Sign up for our school programs taught by experienced educators and teaching artists who use the entire Museum — from the galleries to the research centre — as an expanded classroom, or bring the museum to your school.

Our program includes:

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School Excursions

Connect your students with the memories of the people, places, events and changing environment of Far North Queensland.

School Incursions

Our ‘History on the Move’ incursion program will visit your school and give students an interactive experience

Trunk Hire Program

Hire a trunk of interesting objects and artefacts to use in your classroom for students to interact with and learn about • Curriculum links to the HASS Learning Area.

Teacher PD

Cairns Museum provides professional development programs for new and established teachers, as well as familiarisation visits to help with excursion planning.

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Visiting the Museum costs $7 for Primary School students and $10 for High School students.  Prices valid through to 1 April 2024.

Visiting student groups POA. Bookings are required for groups of 7 students or more.

Schools and International education providers who do not have
credit approval with the Cairns Museum can pay or cash or credit card on the day. A PO or voucher from a Cairns school is also acceptable.

If you have any queries or would like to seek credit authorisation, please contact us.

History Lectures

The Cairns Historical Society Research Centre can help with finding primary and secondary resources for teaching local history or we can come to your school and delivery a history lecture.

Enquire About Our School Programs

Are you a teacher? Find out how we can support you to teach the history, cultures and changing environment of Cairns.

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