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Making the Ned Kelly armour workshop

Australian Curriculum years/ AusVELS levels: 3-6
Learning Areas: history
General capabilities: personal and social capability
Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: $7.70 per student (inc GST)

While viewing Ned Kelly's armour in The changing face of Victoria exhibition, students will discover how and why the armour was made.

They will then work in teams to create a replica model in plastic (Excel PVC-free foam) using safe heat guns and simple tools. The armour can be taken back to school for display.

Request a student visit

Requests for student visits must be made at least four weeks prior to your intended visit. 

Once we've received your request, you'll receive an email containing details of your request. We will then contact you within five working days to confirm your booking.

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