School Museums Handbook

School Museums Handbook

School Museums Handbook

School Museums
A Handbook for Their Planning and Management

If you have wonderful historical items on display or in your school ‘presses’, this handbook will help you care for them.
—Cheryl O’Connor CEO, Australian College of Educators.

How the Handbook can help:

  • The concept of  ‘a museum of schooling’
  • Purposes and goals of a school museum
  • Categorising items for exhibitions
  • Documenting and displaying items
  • Administrative procedures
  • Caring, storing and conserving items
  • Preventative conservation techniques
  • Writing a brief school history

The Handbook is available from the Australian National Museum of Education, University of Canberra.

Price: $25.00 (including GST) plus $5.00 postage and handling

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