The Pacific Cultures Museum in a Box provides a variety of hands-on resources and educational activities for students of a range of ability in Stages 1-4 to enrich their understanding of the wide variety of cultures of the Pacific islands of Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia.

Pacific Cultures relating to this Museum in a Box are the cultural groups that are living, or have lived in the past, on islands in Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia. Pacific Cultures include cultures from Papua New Guinea in the west to Rapa Nui (Easter Island) in the east and from Hawaii in the north to New Zealand in the south.

Pacific Cultures MIAB Image: Abram Powell
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Museum in a Box® can be borrowed by any educational institution across Australia.

A charge applies to loan the Museum in a Box program for 3 weeks. This charge covers booking, handling, maintenance and freight of the box to and from any school or education institution. Please ensure you read the risk assessment before you book. A tax invoice will be sent after you book.

$110 (incl. GST) per box for NSW regional schools, PSFP schools and NSW age care facilities.

$154 (incl GST) per box for Greater Sydney postcodes; 2250 - 2260, 2500 - 2526, 2555 - 2573 & 2745 - 2770

$182 (incl. GST) per box for Sydney Metropolitan schools and interstate organisations.

The Australian Museum applies the designation of Sydney Metropolitan to schools with postcodes up to and including 2234.

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