SYDNEY HARBOUR YHA and THE BIG DIG ARCHAEOLOGY EDUCATION CENTRE
Sydney Harbour YHA and The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre is an exciting development in The Rocks, featuring budget accommodation, heritage interpretation and a hands-on archaeology education experience.
Archaeology in The Rocks returns March 2014!
Susannah Place Museum and Sydney Learning Adventures present Archaeology in The Rocks a full-day, interactive program for Stage 6 Ancient History students, starting at The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre.
During the program students will:
Hear a practising archaeologist discuss their latest work in the field and reflect on the role of archaeology, science and history in contemporary society.
Visit Parbury Ruins, an archaeological site where the foundations of an 1820’s cottage are preserved below ground.
Experience The Big Dig site with some hands-on analysis of artefacts discovered during the excavations.
Explore Susannah Place Museum, built in 1844, on a tour focusing on archeological evidence, interpretation and how the past is reconstructed by a museum.
Tour The Rocks Discovery Museum to get an insider’s perspective on interpreting collections to the public.
Practice skills of questioning, hypothesizing, analysing and interpreting.
Week 1: 10 - 14 March 2014
Week 2: 17 – 21 March 2014
Cost: $20.00 per student
Bookings: Bookings open from Mon 3 Feb 2014. For more information contact Helen at Sydney Living Museums on (02) 8313 5640 or at email@example.com
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