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Do I need to make a booking for my school students?

Yes. Bookings are essential for all school programs. To make a booking, please contact the Education Officer on 02 9360 7999 or


How much time should I leave between making the booking and the excursion?

Please make your booking at least two weeks prior to your excursion.

Is there a minimum/maximum number of students that I can bring for a program?

The museum can accommodate a maximum of 180 students at a time. There is no minimum limit.

What time do the programs start?

All programs that include personal testimony from a Holocaust survivor or descendant will begin at 10am, 11.30am and 1pm Monday-Thursday and 10am, 11.30am Fridays. Programs last approximately 2-3 hours.

Can I combine two or more of your programs?

Yes, we do combine programs. This requires that the program be extended in length and incurs an extra cost. For more information, please contact the Education Department on 02 9360 7999 or

Can I bring multiple classes or year groups for different programs?

Yes, we can accommodate multiple groups and programs concurrently but we cannot exceed our capacity of 180 students. For more information, please contact the Education Department on 02 9360 7999 or

If we arrive early, is there a designated area for morning tea?

There is no designated area for morning tea inside the Museum but Green Park is located opposite the Museum.

Can we arrange lunch from the Museum café?

Yes! Our café offers packaged lunches for school groups. To pre-order lunch, please fill out the following form (link to form) and email it to at least two days prior to your visit.

When is payment required?

Unless otherwise stated, the organizing teacher will receive an invoice after the excursion for the number of students that attended on the day.

Are the exhibits age appropriate for primary school students?

The permanent Holocaust exhibition is appropriate for ages 10 and up. The permanent Judaism exhibition is appropriate for all age levels. The exhibitions are located on separate levels of the museum making the Holocaust exhibits out-of-sight when viewing the Judaism exhibition.

Is there bus parking?

There is no bus parking but there is set down and pick up zones located on Darlinghurst Road and Burton Street.

Is the Museum accessible by public transport?

Yes! Bus 389, 311 stop at Burton Street. Bus 333, 378, 380, 382, 373, 398 stop at Taylor Square. Train to Kings Cross Station. The Museum is a short walk from both Kings Cross Station and Taylor Square.

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