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McCrae Homestead

Primary Program

Prep to Year 6

Students experience life in the 1840’s for the Bunurong people and the McCrae family from a youth’s perspective on the Mornington Peninsula pioneer property.

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Polly Woodside

Primary Program

Prep to Year 6

Try your hand as a real Able Seaman from the 19th Century and learn the ropes. Learn about the hardship for early settlers aboard a ship.

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Como House

Primary Program

Prep to Year 6

With four activities over a full day, students will really get an idea of Now and Then in the context of an early local Melbourne family and their celebrations in the distant past.

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Rippon Lea Mansion

If these walls could talk

Prep to Year 6

Learn about life in the Grand Mansion for those that lived there and those that worked there over the last 150 years.

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Old Melbourne Gaol

Guided Tours

Year 5 - VCE

Examine Melbourne's early history, the story of the goldfields and come face-to-face with Ned Kelly.

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Old Melbourne Gaol

Court Room Dramas

Year 5 - VCE

Re-enact a Court Room trial of the Ned Kelly or Elizabeth Scott historic crime cases.

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Mrs Sargood

School Incursion

Prep to Year 6

Let the past come to your classroom and give your students a real experience with Mrs Sargood who can explain what past life was like first hand and give lessons in copper plate hand writing.

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