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Museum of Fire – Stage 2&3 only

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Museum of Fire – Education Tour – PENRITH
Date: Monday 11th May 2020
Time: 9.30/10am to 2.30pm approx. (about 4 hours)
Cost: $8 per child and $10 per adult
Stage Groups: S2 – People in the Community
Stage 3 – Bushfires
Siblings are welcome to attend however there is a cost for their attendance (as per above). Under 2s are free.
The tour will include:
  • a presentation about fire safety,
  • followed by an interactive experience involving Emergency Service vehicles and uniforms.
  • Students will also learn how Emergency Service personnel respond to 000 calls.
  • At the end of the Fire Safety Talk and role play experience, students will be broken up into groups to rotate through a series of activity cycles.
These may include:
  • Fire Engine Ride: A ride in a genuine Ford D200 fire truck. These trucks were used in country NSW during the 1960s.
  • Junior Firefighter Zone This area includes fire safety activities, computer games, puzzles and a fire engine simulator
  • Teacher-guided tour of the Museum Detailed teacher guide notes are prepared for the teacher-led tour. These contain suggested prompts and questions to help encourage student interaction.
  • Visit to the Gift Shop The Gift Shop contains many affordable items for children priced at under $10, so students can purchase a reminder of their visit. Museum staff are available to assist students with their purchases.
*Curriculum links can be found on their website:
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Museum of Fire

1 Museum Drive
Penrith, 2750 Australia