Ancient Egypt

Senior secondary students

With a focus on Archaeology, students will:

  • Explore the Museum’s collection of ancient artefacts
  • Excavate a dig site using archaeological techniques
  • Record and interpret the archaeological finding to understand the site

Minimum 12, maximum 30 students (contact us for options with larger groups)

Cost $14.30 per student

Lower secondary students

This program is designed for groups of 60 students. The program will run with two separate activities: Archaeological Investigation and Mummification DIY.

  • Archaeological Investigation
    • Excavate an Egyptian dig site using archaeological techniques
    • Record and interpret the archaeological findings to understand the site
  • Mummification DIY
    • Explore the Museum’s collection of ancient artefacts
    • Learn the Ancient Egyptian process to mummify a body. This is an interactive presentation.

Minimum 20, maximum 60 students (contact us for options with larger groups)

Cost: $14.30 per student

Primary students

This program looks at many aspects of Ancient Egyptian life. Primary school students can:

  • Excavate Egyptian artefacts in our mini archaeological dig
  • Explore the Museum’s collection of ancient artefacts
  • Learn the process of Mummification through an interactive presentation
  • Dress up as an Ancient Egyptian
  • Participate in a hieroglyph challenge

This program will be tailored for each group as there is not enough time to cover all of these activities.

Minimum 20, maximum 60 students (contact us for options with larger groups)

Cost: $14.30 per student

* Programs typically run for 4 hours, however each is fully customizable to meet your specific needs.

Kids digging at an Egyptian Dig
 mummification at the Abbey Museum

Instructions were clear, helpful staff during the dig. Mummification workshop was also hands on. Students enjoy being involved and actively participating in their learning.”

Loreto College – Coorpooroo

Egyptian display inside the museum