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Bathurst
Rail
Museum

The Industrial Revolution

Stage 5

Students explore the Bathurst Rail Museum, discussing the impact of the development of rail in Australia and how it changed the nation.

They will look at the technological innovations that led to the Industrial Revolution, and the social and industrial significance of railways in the history of New South Wales.  They will also look at the impact rail had on the agricultural revolution, access to raw materials, transport system, the movement of people such as migrants and soldiers, employment of women, the promotion of Australian produce and the long term impact of the industrial revolution on the Bathurst and Western NSW communities.

The session will also cover the experiences of men, women and children and their changing way of life as well as the Railway Institute building as a centre for the education and social life of railway worker.

 

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Bathurst Rail Museum

K-12 EDUCATION PROGRAMS

EDUCATOR GUIDED SESSION

COST  $7 per student (GST FREE)

Minimum 10 students

Maximum 90 students

TEACHER LED SESSION

COST  $5 per student (GST FREE)

DURATION 60 minutes

Maximum 150 students

AVAILIBILITY

9am – 4.30pm  6 weekdays.

Not available on Thursday.  Last session starts at 3pm.

SUPERVISION RATIOS

The supervision ratio is 1:10 for stage 1-3.

Teachers and parents attend free of charge at these ratios. 1:15 stage 4-6

One carer per student with special needs will be admitted free of charge.

SHOP

A vast range of train toys, rail souvenirs and memorabilia

FACILITIES

Café

Accessible Toilets

Outside covered lunch area

Accessible ramp

Unrestricted Street parking on Havannah Street

ADDRESS

126 Havannah Street, Bathurst

T: (02) 6332 2850

RESOURCES

Information for Teachers

Venue Safety