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Memorial Box Loan Program

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The Gold Museum is excited to be the Victorian agent for the Australian War Memorial’s Memorial Box program. 

Memorial Boxes are an engaging, interactive learning resource suitable for schools, community groups and aged care facilities. Each thematic box is filled with real and replica uniforms, equipment, artefacts, and more. They are further supported by a range of case studies and activities available online.

The following boxes are available for loan from Term 4 2019. Click on the link for more detailed information about the specific content of each box.

Box 1   Australia in the First World War

Box 2   Australia in Wartime and Peacekeeping Operations since 1946

Box 4   Australia in the Second World War


Contact the Education and Public Programs Officer, Gold Museum for more information or to book a box:
 
E: spearce@sovereignhill.com.au / P: 03 5329 2338

Booking A Box

Boxes are available in 2 week periods, including shipping time. Booking periods may be flexible depending on demand, but must be negotiated at the time of booking.

Borrowers are responsible for arranging and paying for the delivery of the boxes to and from their organisation. Please contact us to discuss delivery options. The borrower is responsible for reading the online risk assessment and checking the contents of the box before using the Memorial Box.

Costs

Boxes are free to use apart from the courier cost of delivery and return of the box. Borrowers may choose to pick up and return the boxes in person at no cost. Pick up and return dates and times must be organised at the time of booking.

Further resources

For stories and information relating to Ballarat and the First World War visit Memories of War. The Gold Museum also cares for a large militaria collection including photographs, postcards, weapons, uniforms and memorabilia. Onsite or virtual programs using this collection can be arranged to enhance your classroom learning. Contact our Education officer for more information.

Contact the Education and Public Programs Officer, Gold Museum for more information: 
E: spearce@sovereignhill.com.au / P: 03 5329 2338