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Museums Discovery Centre

172 Showground Rd

Castle Hill, NSW 2154

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Auslan Interpreted Behind-the-Scenes Tour of The Australian Museum Collection Store @ Museums Discovery Centre, Castle Hill

Have you ever wondered where the Museum stores objects from the collection when not on display? Join us for the Community Weekend at the Museums Discovery Centre (MDC) and venture behind-the-scenes with Australian Museum (AM) Pacific Collections staff on a fascinating tour looking at some of the largest objects from the collection. This 12pm tour, on Saturday 28 March, will be Auslan interpreted.

There will be lots of activities happening thoughout the day as part of the Community Weekend. For full program visit the MDC website.


Ages: All welcome, however, we advise that any children attending this tour are aged 10+

Dates: Saturday 28 March 2020

Times: 12-12.45pm

Meeting Point: Meet at MDC reception area. AM staff will greet registered attendees and escort group to the I Store Collection building. Please note, this tour is not at the Australian Museum. It is at our off-site storage facility, MDC, Castle Hill.

Cost: Free. Limited places. Bookings essential. You may use your booking confirmation for this Auslan tour as General Admission to the Community Weekend at the Museums Discovery Centre. If you have friends or family wanting to attend the Community Weekend, without attending the Auslan tour, they will need to register for free General Admission here.

Please let us know if you cannot attend, so we can offer your place to those on the waiting list.

If you do not require an Auslan interpreter for a BTS tour of the AM Collection Store, then you can register, on the day, at MDC reception, for additional tours at 11am and 2pm on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March. Places are strictly limited and on a first come, first-served basis.

Inside the AM's Collection Store at MDC, Castle Hill

Image: Inside the Australian Museum Store at the Museums Discovery Centre in Castle Hill. Photographer: Abram Powell ©Australian Museum


Notes:

• Please advise of any other access requirements at time of registration. Hearing loops are available on request and BTS Collection tours can be made wheelchair accessible
• For safety and conservation, no food or drink is permitted in the Collection Store, flash photography is also not permitted.

Transport and Parking: We recommend taking public transport to MDC as parking is limited. A FREE shuttle bus will be operating every half hour from Showground Metro Station and stopping at the Super Centre and MDC. The first bus leaves Showground station at 9.30am and the last bus leaving MDC is at 4.30pm.There is limited parking available on Victoria Road and the adjacent TAFE. Pedestrian entry is through Showground Road.

For more informattion contact cordelia.hough@austmus.gov.au




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