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Secondary School Education Program

Education programs can be customised to meet the needs of individual school groups. Programs are designed with a curriculum (AusVELS and VCE/VCAL ) focus to fit the duration of your visit and are most suited to students in Years 9 – 12.

A program can include the following:

  • Sights and Sounds multimedia show covering the background to the Vietnam War, major battles, and experiences of those who were involved (20-minutes)
  • guided tour of the Museum. Highlights include: theConscription barrel, USA Missing in Action bracelets, weapons and vehicle displays, confronting artworkcreated by Peter O’Neill during treatment forPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder, uniforms and numerous dioramas.
  • viewing of Vietnam war images, documentaries and special temporary exhibits
  • specialised Power Point presentation, such as about Private Errol Noack, the first conscripted soldier killed in Vietnam and the reaction to his death
  • a chance to handle equipment and uniforms issued to Vietnam forces
  • the opportunity to walk up the ramp into a Caribou aircraft to learn how it was involved in the war.

Worksheets are available from the website for students to use during the visit and in follow-up classes.

Museum entry fee is $10 per student.

To discuss a customised program and make a booking, please contact:

Wendy Anderson— Education and Interpretation Officer


Phone:(03) 5956 6400

Our address is 25 Veterans Drive, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria, 3925