Primary students

Welcome to the Shrine

(60 minutes, years Prep-4)
Journeying through the Shrine building and gardens, looking at statues, flags, medals and poppies, junior primary students discover why and how the community remembers and commemorates wartime experiences. Learn more.

On the Home Front (60 minutes, years Prep-4)
Junior primary students learn about the history and meaning of the Shrine through exploring everyday life for the children of Melbourne during the Second World War. Learn more.

Shrine Exploration (60 minutes, years 5-6)
On a tour of the Shrine’s unique and beautiful memorial spaces, upper primary students learn about the impact of conflict on Australians across time. This tour can be customised to focus on a chosen theme. Learn more.

Keepsakes from the Great War (90 minutes, years 5-6)
In this engaging hands-on program, upper primary students tour the Shrine and explore the impact of the First World War on Australians at home and overseas. Learn more.