We invite you and your students to visit us so that we can work together to address many aspects of the National History Curriculum.
Students are introduced to the history of the building and local area, and are able to experience lifestyles in the 1850s to 1950s. Hands-on activities are included.
Contact Jenny Cremin 0419 855 482Email Jenny
Cost is $5.00 per child. Teachers and supervising adults are free.
Bookings must be made at least four weeks prior.
Our volunteers demonstrate typical lifestyles in Tea Tree Gully in the late 1800s.Click here to select videos
The Museum exists within the historic Tea Tree Gully Township - originally Steventon.
Folders are available for a self-guided walking tour of historical sites within easy walking distance.
Our volunteers look forward to running two of the following modules:
Commence in kitchen, talk about living with no electricity, try some hands on chores. Move upstairs to bedroom and talk about no running water, try some hands-on activities in parlour and children’s nursery.
Commence by water tank, move to laundry, hands on scrubbing, wringing, using dolly pegs and irons, then a visit to the old dunny.
What was school like in the old days?
What subjects did the students study?
How tricky was it writing in cursive lettering?
Have a try on our chalk boards.
Commence in the Slab Hut and discover what the early settlers brought from their homelands. What was shopping like in those early days and how did the local baker go about his work? The module includes completing our new take-home worksheet.
This module includes a take home worksheet.
School staff will supervise:
Notes will be sent to the teacher prior to visit. This activity will be easily interpreted with signs and all equipment needed.