The Centre promotes its exhibitions and artefacts to primary school teachers as a ‘hands on’ learning option linked to the National History Curriculum.
|PROGRAMS||Students can participate in 3 activities:
1) Experience what it was like to be a student at a small rural school between the two world wars.
2) Active learning encounter within a local community environment from the past
investigate our ‘Stones that Speak’ exhibition – a wonderful collection of Aboriginal artefacts from the nearby region. The stone tools provide an insight into the life & skills of Canberra’s original inhabitants.
3) Become a history sleuth and trawl through our latest exhibition ‘Tale of Two Villages’ – telling the story of the transition from Ginninderra to Hall.
|LOCATION||The Centre operates from the old Hall Primary School campus, located in the village of Hall which is 15km north of Canberra’s city centre, just off the Barton Highway.||
|FACILITIES||Large playground area, with toilets and seating for students. Tea & coffee facilities for teachers. Shaded recess & lunch areas available.||
|BOOKINGS||Send an email to:||
|COSTS||$2 per student||
The Centre is open on the first Sunday of each month (10am – 4pm). Teachers can visit the campus to assess the resources on offer and speak with volunteers about the programs available.