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National Science Week

Sydney Science Trail: Education
 National Science Week
14 - 18 August 2023

Sydney Science Trail excursions are back this August!

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and Australian Museum are bringing you and your students another jam-packed science experience during National Science Week, 14 – 18 August.

With a fantastic new program for 2023, the Sydney Science Trail excursion for schools will feature a science Expo, shows or Talking Science panels, a self-guided tour and interactive STEM workshops for both primary and secondary students. 

​Don't miss out on this celebration of science! Explore the full-day excursion program and book your spot now. 

Program Overview

Secondary students: Years 7–11 | Monday 14 – Tuesday 15 August | 9:30am – 2:30pm.
Primary students: Years 3–6 | Wednesday 16 – Thursday 17 August | 9:30am – 2:30pm.
Diverse learners: Years 3–11 | Friday 18 August | 9:30am – 2:30pm | for homeschool groups, support classes, EAL/D students or any group with students with diverse needs.

Sessions: Entry includes four different sessions across the day:
1. Science show (Primary & Flexible days) or Talking Science panel (Secondary) at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 
2. Science Expo at the Australian Museum 
3. Interactive STEM Workshop 
4. Self-guided experience of either the Australian Museum or the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 

Class groups rotate through four 60-minute sessions across two historic venues – two sessions at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and two at the Australian Museum. 

- Morning sessions: 9:30 – 10:30 & 10:30 – 11:30 
- Lunch and change venues: 11:30 – 12:30 
- Afternoon sessions: 12:30 – 1:30 & 1:30 – 2:30

Capacity: 480 students per day with half day at the Australian Museum and half day at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. 
Cost: $18 per student (inc GST). Minimum charge of 20 students per booked group applies Monday – Thursday. Teachers attend free of charge.
Contact: or call 9231 8134 for more information.

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Bookings close 1 August 2023.