Students will learn about the life of James and Mary including how they built their house and how activities such as eating and drinking, keeping warm and entertaining yourself and others differed from today.more
Clarendon is the most magic place for school age children to learn and share in the stories of James Cox and his household. The collections all help to convey the unique story of this magnificent property.more
This one hour guided tour helps students learn about the social and cultural traditions of the 19th century, the role of servants, and the workings of a self-sufficient estate. A teacher’s pre-visit kit is also available. Cost: $5 per student (teachers free of charge) Group Size: Maximum 30 students Bookings:more
Exclusive one hour guided tours are available for students from Grade 3 – 12.The tours include the courtrooms, tunnels, chapel, cells (and optional gallows) and cover 175 years of Tasmanian penal history. Cost: $5 for students and parent helpers. Teachers free of charge. Group numbers: Minimum of 10 students, maximummore
Using the stories of family life at Atherton Chinatown in the early years of last century, students will learn about the similarities and differences in family life by comparing the present with the past. more
Through the context of the Royal Bull's Head Inn, Drayton and some of the personalities connected with it, students will explore, recognise and appreciate the history of their local area by examining the remains of the past and considering why they should be preserved.